modem support

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Wed Apr 13 19:03:13 CDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-04-13 at 14:02 -0400, andrew zajac wrote:

> Also, would it be possible to include built sl-modem-modules in the
> ship seed?  This would require both the sl-modem-daemon and the
> sl-modem-modules packages.  As it is, users of this type of modem must
> install ubuntu and scour the internet to find out how to compile the
> drivers for themselves.  As well, they must download the
> sl-modem-source package on another OS and transfer it by floppy to
> their ubuntu box to get this working.

Is there actually still hardware that won't just work with the alsa
driver? All the kit I have that works with sl-modem-daemon doesn't need
the modules package now.

Unfortunately, the best that can be hoped for for sl-modem-daemon is to
be in restricted - it's hopelessly non-free.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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