PCI modems and freebsd

Simon Dick simond at irrelevant.org
Thu May 16 11:42:21 BST 2002

On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 10:57:50AM +0100, Alan Knell wrote:
>    My 8 year old Hayes Accura 288 serial modem has gone to the happy land
>    where all
>    faithful old modems eventually go.
>    For its successor I am contemplating an internal PCI modem - to reduce
>    the
>    clutter on my desk.
>    I had a bad experience trying to set up a Hayes PCI modem on another
>    machine - although it had its own DSP I just couldn't get it
>    recognised
>    under Debian, let alone configured.
>    Can anyone recommend a PCI modem that freebsd will happily use?

Check through /usr/src/sys/isa/sio.c and at line 516 or so under -stable
you'll see a list of pci modems and serial cards that freebsd recognises
by default. If you find another PCI hardware modem then feel free to
add it to the list (like I did the SmartLink one ;)

Simon Dick					simond at irrelevant.org

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