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Re: dial up support

On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 14:47 +1000, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 09:44:34PM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 08:30 +1000, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> > 
> > > I just realised I have dial up all around Australia, so want to take
> > > advantage of this.
> > > So, my laptop has a win modem in side it. So can anyone tell me a brand
> > > and model to look for on ebay, so I can get a cheap 56 k modem that will
> > > work with linux?
> > 
> > If it connects to a serial port, it works in Linux.
> So what your basically saying is there is no such thing as a serial win
> modem?

Exactly.  An external win-modem brings visions of the Disney Sound
Source with an RJ-11 jack instead of a headphone jack for output...

If it's smart enough to handle a serial port, it's smart enough to
actually modulate and demodulate on it's own.

Paul Johnson

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