Re: internal modems!!!
From: taharka (res00vl8_at_alltel.net)
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 14:12:17 -0400 To: For users of Fedora Core releases <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Paul F. Johnson wrote:
>>Abortive attempts to load internal hard modems on Linux thru' the years
>>have deterred me from attempting to do so on FC4. Anyone tell me if it
>>is possible ?.
>Depends on the modem. Have a look at linmodems.org (IIRC). That said,
>internal modems should never be put near a computer. They are typically
>that poor that if you get a spur on the phoneline, it can blow the
>b'jesus out of the motherboard and memory. Use an external one.
A Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. pci modem, in combination with a quality
phone line surge protector, solves that problem :-)
Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.
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