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Old 06-26-2008, 10:25 PM   #1
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56k usb modem connection


Hi,

I'm using an external 56k usb modem
on suse 11. The connection speed is
always around 37.x kbps or lower as
if I have an older 33k modem.

In vista, the modem connects at around
46.6 kbps.

How can I bump up the connection speed
in suse 11?

Thanks.
 
Old 06-28-2008, 02:23 AM   #2
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Sounds as if Vista may be sending a different initialization string to the modem than what Linux is. Have a look in the modem properties in Vista and see what init strings may be listed, then use those in your Linux setup.

Another thing you can do is try Google for modem help. I found a site I used to use when I was on dial up for this sort of thing:

http://www.modemhelp.org/inits/

Another good site is http://modemhelp.net/

Hope this helps.
 
  


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