Is there any work in progress to add support for winmodems to linux??
It will be a matter of someone convincing one of the modem manufacturers
to release enough information to do this. And then later, to get other
manufacturers to follow suit. Since that's a political/economic issue
and not a technical one, who knows when (or if) this might happen.
Without technical information, LINUX support is not feasible, and so for
all practical purpose, the answer is NO.
So, call them 'LoseModems' and forget about them for a long time, if you
-- KD6PAG (Networking Old-Timer, "F newbie")
It seems from what little I have read and my own inability to get this
to work...that maybe it will not. Does anyone know the definitive
answer? Please help. I'm trying to get my daughters new computer to
use Linux...not Windows!
I can see that the "system" sees the device (Control
Center/Information/PCI) but I cannot get anywhere with it. I also
noted it has IRQ5 which is used by the NIC..that doesn't look to
good...is it modify-able?? I am not an expert; but willing to be