[Wolves] modems

david nux at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Nov 22 07:18:57 GMT 2003



some work
most don't

http://www.linmodems.org check this site for compatibility

i have 7 winmodems at home in the cupboard,
not one of them worked with linux
so i ended up buying a zoom external serial 56k modem
it works straight out of the box with every version of linux i've tried
slackware9, redhat 7.3/8/9/ phat linux/ mdk 9.x


On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 19:36:03 -0000
"Helen Randle" <helenr at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

> Having got onto Linux  (Hurray!!), I've been playing with it, finding out 
> what it does. I thought I'd have a go setting up the internet connection, 
> now I feel confident, but I've hit a problem and I don't know what to 
> do!
> It doesn't like my modem! 
> I'm not sure if this is because it's one of those winmodem thingys or 
> because it's a USB connection? Any advice??
> Oh, I'm on using Mandrake 9.2, if you need to know that.
> Helen
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