Subject: Re: modem/serial port on dec 3000/300
To: None <>
From: Jens Georg <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 07/31/2001 23:55:54
Paul Mather:
> On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Jens Georg wrote:
> => could you tell me if it is possible to run a modem (Elsa Microlink 56k)
> => on this machine or do I have to setup a internet-gateway?
> I ran a US Robotics Sportster 33.6 external modem on my DEC 3000/300,
> and used it for my dialup connection using PPP.  BUT, I could never get
> it to run faster than 9600, so in the end I stopped using it and used
> another PeeCee-based 56K modem on another machine on my home LAN as the
> dialup gateway.

well, at least it works somehow... 

> I asked at the time if maybe SRM or the hardware kept the serial port at
> 9600, as it is ostensibly the console port, too, but I never got an
> answer.

well kermit -> minicom at 115200 worked. (or seemed to work)