Subject: Re: Non-winmodems
From: Jeff Garzik <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 08:25:08 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 11 Jun 1999, R Sivakumar wrote:

> > writes:
> > > Finally I gave up the idea of waiting for the linux driver of winmodems,
> > > and got a Non-Winmodem from Diamond Multimedia, Inc.
> >
> >If that's why you're here, go away.  You're just wasting your time.
> >I have no intention of turning a winmodem into a modem.  It's a
> >telephony interface device, nothing more.  On the other hand, a
> >winmodem makes a much cheaper single-line telephony interface than
> >anything labelled "Computer Telephony".
> >
> Did I miss something here? Is the aim to write a driver to use a winmodem under
> linux as a modem or as a computer telephony device. I hope it is the former.
> If not could someone tell me of a discussion group which tries to get a winmodem
> working as a regular modem.

Just chill out.  We will do what we can.  If someone is motivated enough
to write a full driver, I doubt anyone is going to complain.  If someone
only writes a DSP/codec driver, we are still ahead of the game.