Connexant SoftK56 Modem in Slackware 8

I have a Connexant SoftK56 modem, or so I am told by Windows XP Professional, and since I have no drivers for it, I am not sure exactly what the specifications and technical information ragarding the modem is.

Is this a WinModem, and if so, is there any way I could configure this modem to work with my Slackware or Redhat bozes, and how would I need to do that? Has anybody out there ever got it to work?

Thanks for any replies or help.
bass2k1Asked:
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ridConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Don't use winmodems... :-)
Seriously, I don't know if this is a "winmodem", but the word "soft" suggests a software modem. Those seem to generate a disproportional amount of trouble if this site is anything to judge by. I think you need to check with the manufacturer if there is anything in the way of drivers for Linux, otherwise I think this is a no-go. External (real) modems are best if you don't want a lot of hair-pulling; PCMCIA, if applicable, seem to work OK with RedHat too.
Cheers
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Asta CuCommented:
Still open today, do you still need help?

If an Expert here helped you resolve this, please convert their comment to the Accepted Answer to grade and close this.  If more is needed, please provide an udpate.

Expert input with closing recommendations not only welcome but most appreciated so we can bring this to a conclusion if Asker doesn't give us an update here.

Thanks a lot,
":0) Asta
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ridCommented:
Without any feedback from author I suggest deletion.

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bass2k1Author Commented:
Sorry for the delay, but I was certain that I finalized this thread since I haven't received any other e-mails suggesting otherwise. My sincere apologies.
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Asta CuCommented:
Thanks for returning and finalizing this.
":0) Asta
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