>yep thats what I'm afraid of, reason is it's for my dad so I wanted to make
>would be a winner. I've been looking through all those linmodem sites for a
>of days but nobodys really said whether it was likely to work.
Have a little faith :) It may or may not work. It should be fun finding out
though. Give it a try and let us know. If it works, send a mail to the list
from the system.
as regards Jame's comment:
>I have never had any consistent luck with the ltmodem server on the dell
"Dell" Lucent modems ? I don't remember Dell making modems...
>Yes, ltmodem never correctly set the IRQ, but when I fixed that, the
>became handshaking and sometimes carrier detection drop outs...
nothing a good sed script couldn't have fixed
>Damn modem kept jumping IRQ's + I/o's every few reboots...so I bought an
>external Diamond Supraexpress....problem solved ;)
reboots ? what are they ? Either way there are quite a number of cheap pci
modems which will consistantly (or are purported to) work in Linux.
Win/Linmodems, if you can get them working will always be the cheapest
solution though. Well that or carrier pigeon.
>just my 2 cent...
sure you can spare it ?
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