[ILUG] USR 56k PnP Modems and RedHat 6.0
vincent at beacon.ie
Mon Jun 7 12:26:35 IST 1999
Jonathan Bruce wrote:
> I've run into some problems in trying to get Linux to talk a USR 56k modem
> (not a winmodem!)
Are you *absolutely* certain of that? The vast, vast majority of PCI
modems are 'winmodems' in the sense of being crippled, largely
software driven devices. Technically, 'WinModem' is a brandname and
a trademark, so 'Not a WinModem(tm)' doesn't mean that it's not a
useless piece of silicon.
You don't mention whether it's internal or external, PCI or ISA?
> Has anyone got any experience, or even better some links or pointers that
> might help me out ?
It's probably *the* single most commonly asked question on
comp.os.linux.hardware, so I would suggest doing a quick search
on DejaNews. That should explain everything as thoroughly as
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