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Re: 56K Modems

On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 15:37, Jacob S. wrote:
> Is it just me or is it hard to find a good external hardware modem
> (non-win/linmodem) these days?
> I'm looking for one for a friend that's using Linux and not ready to pay
> for broadband yet. He needs a non-pcmcia, preferably external but PCI
> will work as well, 56k call waiting modem.
> Any suggestions? (Yes, I've read the supported devices lists on various
> websites and browsed through various websites selling hardware, but I'm
> curious to hear what others are using.)
> TIA,
> Jacob

>From recent experience, most places don't actively stock them anymore,
due to common public perception that serial modems are 'slower'. Go
figure. However, your corner computer seems happy to get them in on


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