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Re: CRITICAL: Don't remove kernels 2.4.x, anybody upgraded hsflinmodem to 2.6.x?

> On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 svante@imit.kth.se wrote:
>> As you all know the hsflinmodem packages are non-free and crippled to
>> 14.4 kbps. Has anybody ported the hsflinmodem-5.03.27 (the latest free
>> versions) to work for kernels 2.6.x?? In case not, the removal of kernels
>> 2.4.x is a very BAD idea.... I'm using 2.4.x only for the modem support
>> when on dial-up connections. The computer is a laptop so the HW is not
>> easily changed. Please...
>> Svante
> Hi,
> According to
> http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/index.php
> the HSF/HCF modem drivers should work fine both with 2.4 and 2.6.

Yes, they work with both kernel series, but the speed is limited to 14.4
kbps, see

Running the modem at 14.4 kbps is a real pain, in practice not usable.
The latest version without the speed limitation is hsflinmodem-5.03.27 and
these drivers don't work with kernels 2.6.x!!

> Best regards,
> Jurij Smakov                                        jurij@wooyd.org


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