Re: Modems? Anyone?

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On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 08:50:59PM -0500, fred smith wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 06:58:56PM -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 11:52:01AM -0700, Preston Crawford wrote:
> > > Just wondering if all modems are having problems or just certain ones (like my old
> > > internal ISA modem). Comcast still isn't up. Those idiots are so incompetent that
> > > I like will not be able to get my cable modem running for quite a while. So I'd
> > > like to buy an external modem today while I wait for DSL. Does anyone know if all
> > > modems are having a problem or just certain ones? An external serial modem should
> > > work fine, right? 
> > > Preston 
> > My external modem works but was not recognised by kudzu. Luckily I
> > refused to remove the configuration.
> Well, in the case of an external serial modem, it ain't no huge deal if
> kudzu removes the configuration. AFAIK the only thing it configures for
> you (besides its own database) is that it creates /dev/modem. Otherwise
> it's just a serial port with something attached to it, and your programs
> aren't going to care if kudzu knows about it or not.
It may not be a big deal but it is a bug and it is anoying.
Aaron Konstam
Computer Science
Trinity University
715 Stadium Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200

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