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Re: [vox-tech] Conexant (Rockwell) winmodems
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Re: [vox-tech] Conexant (Rockwell) winmodems

Quoting Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org>:

> begin Stephen M. Helms <smh@silkie.org> 
> > 
> > First off like Rick mentions it is better to spend the extra money and
> get a
> > *Real* modem.  A winmodem/linmodem is not really a true modem at all
> it is a
> > parasite and leeches performance from your cpu.  It is a software
> modem.
> they actually have their uses.  if you go to linmodem.org, there's a
> short section on the uses of winmodems.
> they actually sound pretty cool!
> pete

Ok, I looked at there page (actually linmodems.org) and sure enough you have a
point and it does look like there are some uses for them.  I guess I will have
to take a look at what I can do with the one built into my son's computer.  I
have dsl so I never bothered with it.

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