[HARDWARE] Processor slow down....

Marcus Gillette gate at zipcon.net
Fri Oct 8 12:35:42 EDT 1999


You can get a PCI Faxmodem from 3Com [formerly US Robotics].
Model # 5610.
http://www.3com.com/client/pcd/products/prod-faxmod5610-int.html


----- Original Message -----
From: Scott Lockwood <scottlockwood at hotmail.com>
To: <hardware at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 1999 11:03 AM
Subject: Re: [HARDWARE] Processor slow down....


> Excellent!  Do you have a model #?  All the internal sportsters we carry
are
> Winmodems, and it would be excellent to have another alternative, what
with
> most new motherboards (like the Intel CA810AL) lacking ISA slots
completely.
>
> Scott
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Bruce Wayne <thedarkknight at home.com>
> To: <hardware at lists.distributed.net>
> Sent: Friday, October 08, 1999 9:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [HARDWARE] Processor slow down....
>
>
> 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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