I too was looking for a PCI V.90 modem. What I found at the local CompUSA and
others were all Winmodem type modems. The box may or may not indicate whether
you must have windows to run it.
In one case, I bought one that said it was Windows compatible and still found
that it wouldn't work. When I called the technical support hotline, I was
transferred to a tech who knew about the problem and was told that they only
During a discussion on this news group, someone had located a new modem
announcement from MultiTech that looked like it may be usable. Someone had
E-mailed the company and received a response. See posting under
Wed, 30 Dec 1998 08:21:44 GMT.
> The modem appears to be completely dead. I have tried echoing commands to
> /dev/modem and /dev/cua3, but nothing happens. It works fine under
> Windows... albeit with a terrible ping. Does anyone know if I've been sold a
> rebranded winmodem, or maybe have some suggestions?