IUBio

LINUX and modems

Ashok Aiyar aiyar at ebv.oncology.wisc.edu
Wed Jan 6 08:31:11 EST 1999


On Wed, 06 Jan 1999 03:15:33 -0600,
    Chris Fields (cjfields at jove.acs.unt.edu) wrote:
>I am currently in the middle of installing RedHat LINUX on a new hard
>drive (Intel Pentium box).  I plan on buying a new modem that will be
>cross-compatible with Windows (as much as I hate Windows, I can't
>abandon Genedoc and Prophet).  I would like a modem preferrably with a
>high baud rate (>30 kbs).  Does anybody with some experience on this
>have any suggestions?

I have a SupraExpress 56e external modem that supports both K56flex 
and V.90.  It works well with Linux.  I've been using it for over a 
year.

Many PCI internal modems sold currently are "winmodems" -- that 
require Win 3.1/95/98/NT and will not work with Linux.

Later,
Ashok
-- 
Ashok Aiyar, Ph.D.
McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research
http://aiyar.cjb.net




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