[arch-general] PCI modems
redshift at pandora.be
Thu Jul 23 08:50:19 EDT 2009
Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
> RedShift wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm currently searching for a PCI modem that will be used to receive
>> faxes. I've tried out a few modems but they all use conexant chipsets,
>> which need out-of-tree kernel drivers and currently doesn't work here
>> (kernel oops when the installation script modprobes the driver).
>> Does anyone know of a PCI modem that works out of the box with in-tree
>> kernel drivers?
> Any PCI _real_ modem (not soft/win modem) will work without any special
> driver, just the driver for serial ports. No need to fight with special
> drivers ;)
> Modems like US Robbotics 0727 is ideal. The only problem maybe is find
> where to buy today. Search for "0727 modem" in ebay:
> Good Luck!
I don't think using second hand modems is a good idea, I really need something I can buy in a store...
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