[ILUG] real modems -v- linmodems -v- winmodems.
gmccullagh at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 13:27:24 GMT 2008
On Sun, 21 Dec 2008, Gareth 'bigbro' Eason wrote:
> I'm not sure this helps, but I've always used serial port connected
> modems when I've absolutely required guaranteed compatibility with
> Linux. Can you change your requirements such that you can connect the
> modem via a serial port?
Lots of machines don't have serial ports these days but -- apparently due
to the proliferation of hookie cable-tv boxes -- Peats and Maplins on
Parnell Street, Dublin seem to keep a stock of usb-serial adaptors if you
need one. Last time I bought one, the shop clerk was surprised to hear
that I wanted one for entirely legal purposes.
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