modem support

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Thu Apr 14 13:26:57 CDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 09:17 -0400, azz wrote:

> Probably the people who would prefer to disable the modem component of
> their sound system are those who do not need it.  Like those who have
> broadband internet.

The issue is more that it seems that the modem driver can cause normal
sound to stop working (since it appears as a normal sound device).

> Having users go back and forth from an OS to another just to be able to
> get on thenet to find out why their modem is not working is
> unacceptable.  If both sound and modem are not always available, the
> users should be given a choice.  It seems to me that everything you
> should need to get online should be in ship.

Once the problems are worked out, it's possible that this will happen.
Please file bugs.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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