Someone with experience in ubuntu dial up
pastor_jw at the-inner-circle.org
Sat Apr 25 01:43:57 UTC 2009
On Friday 24 April 2009 5:11:06 pm H.S. wrote:
> John Heinen wrote:
> > In my opinion and experience all treats/discusions about ubuntu ""dial
> > up" are out of date.
> > I would like hear from someone who has a "working" ubuntu dial up on
> > his machine.
> In my experience, it works the best (and the easiest) if the modem is a
> hardware modem. Having said that, which modem do you have and what have
> you tried?
That is my opinion also. Having run a multi-line BBS from 1976 thru 2002, we
found even mickysoft machines work only poorly with a win-modem and would
move from around 19k to around 52k with a hardware modem on the same machine.
We also found US Robotics modems ONLY attained their advertised speed if
connected to another US Robotics modem. Because of that, although US
Robotics gave us three modems for the price of one, we used Supra and later
Zoom modems for higher transfer rates they consistently provided.
73 de N7PSV aka Pastor JW <n>< PDGA# 35276
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