Subject: Re: PCI Modems?
To: None <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/12/1999 12:59:04
On Sat, Dec 11, 1999 at 06:31:50PM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Dec 1999 03:03:48 +0100 (MET) 
>  Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:
>  > Hey, why not write a driver for it? 8-)
> Writing a driver for the CODEC might be easy, but the DSP code to
> process the incoming data into a character stream will be Hard.

The Linux 'linmodem' people are using existing code which can
at least do older protocols giving speeds in the 9600 bps range.

Supposedly the newer protocols like V.34 and V.90 are not just
a lot more complicated but there are also patent and licensing
obstacles. (Grr.)