[nSLUG] Hardware Modem suggestions
crypticlineage at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 12:48:36 ADT 2006
A couple of years ago, I bought a Actiontec external modem from EBay and
it has been working just fine. I paid USD $10 plus shipping for it.
Kit MacLeod wrote:
> Rick Wightman wrote:
>> Can anyone recommend a hardware modem? There is some urgency, so
>> something that I can buy if necessary is preferable.
>> Rick Wightman
>> nSLUG mailing list
>> nSLUG at nslug.ns.ca
> Hi, this is my first post, and I'm still fairly new to Linux, but I've
> taken the Finding A Dial-Up Modem that Works journey.
> I've seen US Robotics external serial modems at the local Staples store,
> though they are very expensive, most distros seem to have no trouble
> with them. I think most internal modems you'll
> find at the big box stores are likely winmodems and troublesome to
> impossible to get working.
> (At least in my area this is true. Possibly different in HRM) Couldn't
> find any at local computer shops either, so I got my USR Courier on Ebay
> for $30ish. It's old and beat up, but it works quite well.
> Winmodems are not Modems
> <http://188.8.131.52:8080/gromitkc/winmodem.html> is a good reference
> site, if a little outdated.
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