Looking for dialup hardware solution

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Mon Jul 14 20:29:37 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 09:47:47PM -0400, Walter Dnes wrote:
>   One embarressing "oops"; I didn't order a built-in PCI modem card for
> a Dell.  Apparently, them thar new-fangled machines don't got no serial
> port.  So much for my faithfull USR X2 external modem.  I suppose I'm
> looking at getting a PCI card retail.  Or are there any other dialup
> solutions.  I use dialup as emergency backup.  It's really nice to have
> when I need it.
>   Are there any other dialup options in the brave new world of
> computing?  I have 1 free PCI slot in the machine.

Well you could get a PCI serial card with linux support and use your
external modem, or you could get a USR5610C (or USR265610C in canada


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