A Question on the Modem setting. (Gateway machine)

Roger McCalman 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.

Cheers, Roger

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