Looking for dialup hardware solution

Walter Dnes walterdnes-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Sat Jul 19 21:18:45 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:45:04PM -0400, Walter Dnes wrote
>   Being a pack-rat has occasional advantages.  Digging through my
> collection of old computer peripherals, I discovered a PCI modem.  This
> was proabably from my 1999 Dell which died on me last summer.  I stuck
> it in, and it works.

  Cancel the cancellation.  The 1-year-old Dell (my "production
machine") with the 9-year-old PCI modem works OK.  The new Dell (my "hot
backup") appears to have a Conexant "Winmodem", bleagh.  I have better
things to do with my time than trying to get a Winmodem running under

  Is there any place in the GTA I can pick up a MultiTech MT9234MU in
person?  2nd-best is delivery via Canada Post.  There's a locked parcel
box in my condo building, where Canada Post can drop off small packages
sent via mail.  This beats having to take a whole day off work sitting
in my living room waiting by the phone for a courier to ring me from

Walter Dnes <waltdnes-SLHPyeZ9y/tg9hUCZPvPmw at public.gmane.org>
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