>My old 33.6 modem got fried during the storm yesterday, so I got a new modem,
>but of course, I can't get it to work with Linux.
>The modem is Newcom 56k pfx data/fax PCI V.90, internal, and _not_ WinModem,
>and the box says 'Plug & Play'.
"Minimum System Requirements" includes Pentium 166.
Sounds like a winmodem, despite whatever the salesperson might have told
http://www.o2.net/~gromitkc/winmodem.html <--Linux compatibility list
NewCom is near the bottom