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Hi Guy,

Is my usr robotics sporster winmodem 33.6 really unavailable with linux?

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by:jyu_88
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probably no. some chip maker is providing linux driver to manufacturers for 'smart|stupid|win'-modem chips. But they have no attention to provide drivers to individual. If the chip inside robotics belong to this class, then you should contact USR Robotics (3com?) to lobby for a full-blown driver.
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raks04 earned 150 total points
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Hey as far as i know winmodems are not supported in linux.But some models of US Robotics are supported so i suggest u visit their website for more info and probably a driver.
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by:Alphomega
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nothing for linux on 3com.com
all for win95/98
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by:Nick
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My 2 bob's worth.

Throw a winmodem in the bin.

Nick :-)
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