[plug] New PC for linux

John Summerfield summer at os2.ami.com.au
Mon Jul 27 09:33:14 WST 1998

On Mon, 27 Jul 1998, Leon Brooks wrote:

> The Thought Assassin wrote:
> > > > know but we found out the modem is a "Web Excel 56K Internal Modem" modem.
> > > It will work, but I dont recommend it. Web excel suck :)
> > > 33.6 web excels are umm ok, but the 56k models have given us soo many
> > > problems. Go for a 'name' brand such as
> > > banksia/netcomm/simplemodem/usrobotics
> > I second that, excepting that I have had more problems with Banksias than
> > any other modem.
> Odd, that. Amisoft had a few clients whose various modems (Banksia,
> Maestro, others) which would talk to anything else except their
> Netcomms, and the problem got worse with newer firmware in the Netcomms.

The problem seems to be (nearly) resolved; I have a banksia Wave 33k6
which hardly ever hangs up now. For quite a while I was using my 14k4
Motorola in preference.

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