[ubuntu-uk] PCI dialup modems ....

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Tue Nov 30 17:05:21 GMT 2010

On 30 November 2010 16:36, Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:
> I take this to mean that it would mean compiling a custom kernel to make
> use of what is now obviously cobwebby software and a couple of fairly
> cobwebby bits of hardware.  Is there an easy way of adding what I need?
> (Something silly like adding 'winmodem' to /etc/modules or would I be
> better binning the old PCI winmodems and spending £8 or £9 on a
> Linux-compatible USB modem?

Personally I'd avoid all this by buying a 2nd hand external serial
modem and a USB to serial cable in case the machine in question has no
serial ports.

Well, that's what I did. :)


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