Subject: Re: PCI Modems?
To: None <>
From: Rick Byers <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/11/1999 21:14:01
Hah hah... Somehow I doubt AOpen will provide the programming specs, since
their website says it's "for Windows computers only".  Besides, I don't
want the CPU overhead of a software modem (and my expereince has been that
they are unreliable anyway - hopefully that's changed now, but when I
worked for an ISP "winmodem" was the dirtiest word a customer could say to

Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Dec 1999, Rick Byers wrote:
> > 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),
> Hey, why not write a driver for it? 8-)
>  - Hubert
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