Subject: Re: Lucent based Winmodems.
From: "Sachin Khadilkar" <linuxman@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 May 1999 10:32:10 PDT

Russel,
I happen to own a LT Winmodem, and i would be happy to send it to you via 
USPS, if you want to try something with it. That way you get a free modem to 
work on. I have a real modem too, so i can use it on my home pc till then.

Ciao
- Sachin


>From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
>To: discuss@linmodems.org
>Subject: Re: Lucent based Winmodems.
>Date: 24 May 1999 02:33:22 -0000
>
>Jeff Garzik writes:
>  > On Sat, 22 May 1999, Richard wrote:
>  > >  I have just joined the list and would be very gratefull if someone
>  > > could update me on the state of play of driver development for
>  > > Lucent based Winmodems.
>  > >
>  > >  I have one and want get it working, so if anyone needs drivers 
>testing
>  > > or needs some develoment work done then please let me know.
>  >
>  > No work besides gathering knowledge has been done at present.  For
>  > Lucent at least (what I have) specs are unavailable.
>  >
>  > Some notes/thoughts I have about Lucent winmodems:
>  >
>  > - You can find PDF tech docs and sample assembly code for the core
>  > DSP16xx instruction set on Lucent's Web site.
>  >
>  > - Lucent's site also has a good overview of the card layout and overall
>  > flow.
>
>Since I don't have a Lucent winmodem (anyone know of a cheap mail
>order source?) I haven't tried to track down the docs yet.
>Reportedly, however, Ed Schulz (Lucent employee) has been very
>cooperative getting documentation to people.  IMHO, the problem has
>been that a "modem" modem is perceived as an extremely large task the
>value of which is questionable under an operating system which doesn't
>waste cycles like Windows does.  I think that, if more hackers
>realized what the true calling of a linmodem, they'd be more
>interested in writing drivers.  So evangelize the linmodems page
>whenever people diss winmodems under Linux.
>
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