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# 8  
Old 08-19-2001
I've had bad luck with Zoom plug-and-play modems (with Linux) in the past. However, others may have had better luck.

My favorite ''standard' modems are US Robotics and Hayes. When I use internal models, I never use plug-and-play and always use modems with hard-wired jumpers so I can set I/O port and IRQ with a jumper.

In fact, I have at least three plug-and-play modems in my computer toy-box that I never use.

BTW: Another possibility is to install a PCI PCMCIA adapter and install PCMCIA card services; adding a PCMCIA modem card. You can then experiment with all kinds of PCMCIA cards including different PCMCIA modem cards.

My network is cable modem based to the Internet and 11 MBPS wireless inside; all PCMCIA based (on laptops and on rack mount servers.)
# 9  
Old 08-19-2001
umm...

my friend tells me that the modem he carries (the Zoom model 2919) can be jumperable.. (i'm not sure what this means even.. :-P)... he's used it on Linux platforms before with no problems, so I'm going to give it a shot and sell my old winmodem on e-bay.. I'll let you guys know how the zoom works.. k?

thanks for the help =)
# 10  
Old 09-03-2001
Tools Yay!

Well, I finally got my system running correctly!.. took me awhile and alot of confusion.. but it's working... found some wiggie stuff going on with the X Windows system too.. and some of it's utilities... so I told Redhat about them.. but other than that, a great experience all-in-all.
Thanks for all the help!Smilie

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