On Sun, 23 Apr 2000 03:23:14 +0100 Fowler <fowler at indigo.ie> wrote:
| adam beecher wrote:
| > Well twice actually, but no point in wasting a good Python line...
| > Anyway, I've asked a couple of times now about modems and still ain't got an
| > answer, apart from "external". So I'll try once more - what's a good modem
| > for Linux? Ok, maybe "for Linux" isn't really required for external, so I'll
| > try it this way - what's a good modem? Make and model like? 3Com seem to get
| > some respect, how about one of them? Which one?
| I've used a few MRI modems "Mr Modem" in various places and found them great.
| My own modem is a Mri External that gets great d/l speed. I have 4 phones on this
| line and get a steady 5.9k/s nearly constantly. They arent too dear either - you
| should be able to pick up one for about £60. As for cork i dont know but
| I got mine in IT direct in dublin (parliamnet street)
*nods* I'm using an internal ISA "Mr Modem". Beyond the fact that it won't do
IRQs above 7 and Irish caller ID, it's been fairly decent.
While I have been burned with ISA WinModems a few years ago, I believe that
these days most WinModems are PCI (and vice versa).
On a related note, I was highly impressed to set up VMware with NT, let it see
ttyS3, install DUN and the remote access software and have it all work...
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