Re: hardware purchase advice: modems
Stephen J. Carpenter wrote:
I have a USR 56k Internal Modem, works great. Micron
computer was descent enough to include a real modem with
my new computer, not a 'winmodem"
> I am using a 33.6 kbps modem and it works pretty good...the main problem
> is now I am running a masquerading firewall for my girlfriend and me...and
> it can get bogged downa bit by us...
> I want to alleviate this abit by getting a 56k modem. I plan to do
> this within the next month or so...about when we move into our new
> apartment Sept. 1
> I would like a 56k but am not sure what to get. I do NOT want to be
> stuck in a winmodem hell. Have the problems with 56k modems been
> resolved (ie is there a standard yet?). What is good to get
> (ie it must not need any special "windows" driver but...they ALL say
> "made for Windows 95" so..its hard to tell whats best)
> suggestions? any good brands? any brands to stay away from?
> (alternately...where can I get a good $$ ;) )
> (since this is not really "on topic" (not that this list has much of a topic
> as it is just general for al "debian users" private replies are ok...
> I really have no preference to private or public)
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