Act ubuntu server a an ADSL modem

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Sep 23 16:01:45 UTC 2011

On 09/23/2011 06:08 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 22 September 2011 20:14, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
>> On 09/22/2011 10:10 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
>>> On 22 September 2011 17:58, Jerem <oth4l4 at> wrote:
>>>> Yeah i have a telephone socket on my PC have you got a tutorial or something
>>>> like this to do that ?
>>>> Thank you for your help.
>>> That is a *dial-up* modem, not an ADSL modem.
>> You know that for a fact? Reason for asking is that there are/were
>> indeed pci ADSL modems.
>> Example: The older Compaq & HP desktops sometimes came with the
>> Lucent/Agere Wildwire modems which were indeed capable of direct DSL
>> connects.
> Good heavens. I had not heard of such combined devices, and IME, PCI
> ADSL modems were /very/ rare.


                description: Communication controller
                product: 56k WinModem
                vendor: Agere Systems
                physical id: 3
                bus info: pci at 0000:02:03.0
                version: 01
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
                configuration: driver=martian latency=0 maxlatency=14
                resources: irq:19 memory:feaffc00-feaffcff
ioport:bc00(size=8) ioport:b800(size=256)

> And as the page you point to says, those combined modems won't work
> with modern ADSL2 or ADSL2+ services, only G.LITE. I doubt they'll
> work with Linux, either.

I had it working briefly on DSL years ago... now I use it for Gfax &
dial backup when my carrier's ADSL goes out (seems they have Redback
issues lately).

> But you are right. I made an assumption which, although highly
> probable, is not a certainty.

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