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Old 07-18-2003, 01:54 AM   #1
Ninos
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Simple Questions On modem.


Hi ive got a couple questions that are confusing me.

If a modem has a built in "DSP" does that make it a hardware modem?

If i buy a hardware modem (PCI) will it still require special drivers to run on linux? Or does it require just configuring?

And last question, with V92 modems (hardware based, Mars 3 chipset i believe), do the drivers allow for detection of incomming calls as they do with windows?


Thanks in Advance

 
Old 07-18-2003, 02:47 AM   #2
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Your best bet here is to actually post the brand and model of modem you're looking at. (Pardon my dangling preposition.)

Also, if you are looking for a modem to buy, many suggest an external modem, such as the ZOOM 3049, which I have.

I have not read that the DSP (digital signal processor??) makes the modem a 'hardware' modem, but I could be wrong about that.
Here's another thread about modems that mentions DSP.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=55862

Don't V.92 features have to be supported by you ISP? Sorry, I'm not yet familiar with V.92 support in Linux, although my modem is a V.92 modem.

good luck...
 
Old 07-18-2003, 02:58 AM   #3
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Thanks For Your Help.

The actual modem is http://www.dynalink.com.au/products/1456vqh-t4.htm

About V92. Yes the isp does have to support it but it can still detect incomming calls (with or without support from ISP). So i can just DC from the net,

Thanks for that link i'll have a read.
 
  


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