From: Niall O Broin (niall at domain linux.ie)
Date: Wed 10 Oct 2001 - 18:13:12 IST
On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 03:23:03PM +0100, Wynne, Conor wrote:
> > I am thinking of installing Linux on an old P90, which currently has win95
> > on it. It has PCI internal modem. Is there any simple way of checking if
> > it is a proper modem or a win modem prior to the linux install?
> Try to access the com port from hyperterminal?
Sorry to burst your bubble Conor, but that's no good because Hyperterminal
is a 'doze application and when 'doze is running, a Winmodem responds like a
modem because the PC based driver and the DSP hardware combine to BE a
modem. That's why I suggested DOS or Linux software.
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