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Old 10-23-2003, 06:33 PM   #1
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external serial modem

im going to be installing slackware either tonight or tomoro and i finally got an external serial modem... wit it be auto configed in the installation proccess? because if so then i have the tutorial and am downloading peng so i can dial out to my aol account! so will an external serial modem work?

Old 10-23-2003, 11:11 PM   #2
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an external modem has the absolute best possibilty of working with linux, the question would be about aol and if it conforms to normal procedures.
Old 10-24-2003, 12:08 AM   #3
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I have read where AOL don't work with Linux too. You may have to switch to another ISP. Try a local mom and pop. They usually run Linux servers anyway. Mine does. Well turned out my ISP is bigger than I thought but he started here anyway.

Try it or call and ask before you switch though.


Old 10-24-2003, 07:14 AM   #4
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ok! thanks guys, and from an earlier post i did find out that i can connect to aol with linux.. thanks for the info about the serial modem!


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