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Re: Modem in Debian

On Feb 4, 2008 6:30 AM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> On 02/04/08 07:47, John Hasler wrote:
> > Ron Johnson writes:
> >> The USR 5610C is an internal "hard" modem.  And because it's internal,
> >> there's no need for extra wires, a wall-wart power supplies, etc.
> >
> > Because it is inside your computer it also provides extra opportunities for
> > lightning damage.
> Unless you run the phone line thru a surge suppressor.

Oh, yeah, because phone line surge suppressors never introduce massive
amounts of line noise that reduce connection speeds, if still allowing
connections at all...

Paul Johnson

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