Subject: Re: An idea using emulation
From: "John J. Cruz" <casacruz@bellatlantic.net>
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 1999 09:54:05 -0400

Got your message load and clear!  Why not go to
http://www.o2.net/~gromitkc/winmodem.html
and additional information.

Russell Nelson wrote:

> John J. Cruz writes:
>  > I'm not sure if you're aware but it is not just the lack of a Linux driver
>  > that makes winmodems not good devices to use.     The winmodem I believe
>  > lacks a UART and this function is performed by the cpu.  This is one reason
>  > you are required to have a Pentium as a minimum.  There are other factors
>  > but this is enough reason to buy a real modem.  This trend of designing
>  > hardware out of software is spilling into printers, sound cards, etc.
>
> Did you even *read* the web site?  http://linmodems.org.  It explains
> why a winmodem driver is a good thing in spite of the problems you
> outline above.
>
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