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Old 07-07-2005, 01:34 AM   #1
Corey Edwards
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Is this modem a WinModem?


Is the Agere Systems PCI Soft Modem a true blooded modem that can work with Linux and Mac, or is it a WinModem?
 
Old 07-07-2005, 02:00 AM   #2
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Softmodems are basically the same as winmodems. You will need the driver (if there is one for linux at all).
 
Old 07-07-2005, 08:51 AM   #3
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You can start at linmodems.org. You will want to run their scanModem tool to identify exactly what chipset they use on that modem.

I got my winmodem running in Slackware 10. I'm still tweaking it, but it's working.

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Old 07-07-2005, 11:43 AM   #4
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You can always check out www.linuxcompatible.org
 
  


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