[Nottingham] Ububtu & dial-up networking

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Wed Jul 19 23:02:57 BST 2006

On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 03:27:12PM +0000, Martin Kirk wrote:
> part-way down the ModemData.txt generated by scanModem it says "There is no 
> support under 2.6.n kernels for the 14e4:4212  BCM V.90 56k modem"
> is that as final as it sounds or is there a possibility i could get it 
> working ?  

Quite likely, yes.

> if not, can anyone recommend a cheap hardware modem that's known to play well 
> with Ubuntu ?

I put an el-cheapo Intel modem in a PC for my brother before he got
broadband. Unfortunately I don't have it to hand but 537EP may be the one.
It was the cheapest of the cheap that I bought from ebuyer. They may still
sell them.


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