Re: PnP modem woes continue, IRQ never fires for modem
On Wed, 3 Dec 1997, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
: On Tue, Dec 02, 1997 at 08:43:17PM -0600, Charles Read wrote:
: > BTW, how do you talk to a modem from DOS?
: > I want to try what Nathan suggested and see
: > if the modem is a 'WinModem'. How else
: > could you tell if not from DOS?
: Another test-- can you use the modem with one of Windows'
: "Standard 28800 modem" type drivers, or do you have
: to use on specifically for your modem?
: AFAIK WinModem is a USR idea, while your modem is Lucent
: based, ie K56Flex (USR is x2). So I think it's unlikely
: to be the problem.
Hmm, well, I worked on an Acer once that had a software driven modem
with a Lucent chipset. It drove me utterly insane for a few days :/
Once we got Acer to send us the correct driver, the modem worked great,
in Win95. Never once worked in DOS, OS/2, Linux, or NT.
Your point is a good one though!
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