[HARDWARE] Processor slow down....

Bruce Wayne thedarkknight at home.com
Fri Oct 8 09:11:05 EDT 1999


USR makes some 56k PCI modems.  Just like ISA ones, but no jumpers. 
They just take the next available com port.  

Plus the Winmodems won't work under anything but Windows - and barely at
that.  I can get the PCI modems to work under NT, OS/2 or Linux.

William Scott Lockwood III wrote:
> 
> What are they?  I've never seen one.
> 
> Scott
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: John Deeny <asland at rapidnet.com>
> To: <hardware at lists.distributed.net>
> Sent: Thursday, October 07, 1999 11:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [HARDWARE] Processor slow down....
> 
> | Untrue, I have a couple nice PCI modems that are not winmodems.
> |
> | John
> |
> | At 10:58 AM 10/7/99 -0500, you wrote:
> | >Winmodems do, because they are not "real" modems.  They shift running the
> | >modem off on the processor.  Sounds like your new sound card may do the
> same
> | >thing.  Remember:  If it's not ISA, and not external, it's NOT a real
> modem!
> | >
> | >Scott
> | >
> |
> |
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