Subject: Re: PCI Modems?
To: None <>
From: Rick Byers <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/11/1999 21:01:05
Agghhhh!  Forget it.  Turns out it's a "WinModem"!  That's just sleezy
marketing if you ask me - doesn't say anything on the box about being
Windows only, and I assumed "16550/A Compatible Enhanced UART" meant it was
hardware.  Oh well - back in the box... 
Thanks anyway (thats what I get for being in a hurry and not properly
researching my hardware purchases),

Rick Byers wrote:
> Hi,
> I just got a "AOpenFM56-PM" PCI Modem for my i386.  It appears
> NetBSD-current doesn't support this.  The autoconf output is:
> unknown vendor 0x14f1 product 0x1036 (miscellaneous communications,
> revision 0x0
> 8) at pci0 dev 11 function 0 not configured
> The box says "Main Chipset: RS56/SP-PCI" and "16550/A compatible enhanced
> UART". I assumed that NetBSD would just need the necessary glue to attach
> the com driver to the UART on the PCI bus.  Is this the case, or is going
> to be more difficult to add support for this?  Is anyone working on, or
> have plans to work on support for modems like this?
> Thanks,
>         Rick
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> Rick Byers                       University of Waterloo, Computer Science

Rick Byers                       University of Waterloo, Computer Science