Subject: RE: Modem Support [was ]
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Dave Zatz <D.Zatz@domaintechnologies.com>
Date: 03/27/2001 08:00:30
Quite frankly I'm a novice, so please bear with my ignorance...
But what is the likelihood of seeing modem support in the future? I did read
somewhere that specs were unavailable or hard to come by on the hardware - I
assume this poses a problem?
In an ideal world, I would boot the OS off CD-R and use the DC as a little
net machine running telnet, mailx (or better), etc via dialup to my ISP.
From: Marcus Comstedt [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2001 5:40 AM
Cc: David@ixibbs.iximd.com; email@example.com
Subject: Re: <none>
>>>>> "Julien" == Julien Cabessut <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Julien> If I'm not mistaking, setting up NFS root via modem (SLIP?) is
Julien> complicated compared to the BBA ethernet connexion.
Rather complicated would be an understatement. You'd have to
implement modem support in the kernel first. :-)
The modem is not (repeat _not_) supported by NetBSD. You can not use
it. It shouldn't matter if you have one installed, but it will be
Anyone having success with using SLIP/PPP have been using the serial
port, not the modem.