Subject: Re: USB ADSL modems
To: Nick Hibma <email@example.com>
From: John Hayward <John.C.Hayward@wheaton.edu>
Date: 06/28/2000 14:27:34
Sorry this is a little late - been on vacation.
I know that Efficent has been very good about providing info on there ATM
(3010) network card which connects to an Alcatel Modem. (I have a 3010
driver for NetBSD 1.3 and 1.4). I belive that the Efficent 3060 card has
the modem (possibly from Alcatel) built into the card.
I also know that the modem chip maker was being restrictive with Efficent
relative to open sourcing the info relative to the modem. Aparently some
initialzation of the modem part of the card is required.
Are you saying that Alcatel is now making their info available to the
Linux people? Can you let me know who the Linux people are?
On Fri, 23 Jun 2000, Nick Hibma wrote:
> Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 10:05:07 +0100 (BST)
> From: Nick Hibma <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Brian Somers <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> Subject: Re: USB ADSL modems
> Good news. The Linux boys seem to have pushed Alcatel into providing the
> specs and an open source driver. Nothing so far, but I have the feeling
> that something is going to be available in the next several months.
> > As for PPPoA - myself and Nick Hibma (a USB guy) have been
> > speculating about what these things actually are - now I see
> > the light :-0
> > --
> > Brian <brian@Awfulhak.org> <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
> > <http://www.Awfulhak.org> <brian@[uk.]OpenBSD.org>
> > Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour !
> firstname.lastname@example.org USB project