A Question on the Modem setting. (Gateway machine)
roger at runcircle.co.uk
Fri Jul 28 16:00:15 BST 2000
On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 08:33:57PM +0000, Nik Clayton wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 04:41:05PM +0100, Ben Smithurst wrote:
> Strongly seconded.
> 1. You can see the blinkenlights on an external modem.
> 2. You can turn it off (or reset it) without affecting the rest of the
> computer. I've seen modems become sufficiently wedged that only a
> cold reset cures them.
3. If the telphone gets lots of spikes from storms (as mine does) it is another
level of isolation between your cumputer and the outside world.
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