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Recommended PCI Modem for FreeBSD + HylaFax



On Thu, 12 Aug 2004 10:08:07 +0100, Peter Risdon <peter_(_at_)_circlesquared_(_dot_)_com>  
wrote:

> Suhaimi Jamalludin wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>  I'm using FreeBSD 5.2.1 on my Intel Server Board
>> SE7501WV2 machine. I have a request from my users to
>> setup a FaxServer on this machine. I'm planning to buy
>> a PCI Modem for this machine and Install HylaFAX on
>> it.
>>  Can anybody advice me or recommended which PCI Modem
>> that can work perfectly with FreeBSD 5.2.1 and
>> HylaFax?
>
> Hi,
>
> This isn't a direct answer to your question, but since you do not yet  
> have a modem, and assuming you have a spare port on the machine, it is  
> generally much easier to work with an external modem.

Going one step further, external serial modems generally work "out of the  
box," while I have read several posts to this list asking about various  
problems with USB modems.

Back to the original question, ISTR that a USRobotics "Performance Pro"  
PCI modem worked for me under the early 4.x versions of FreeBSD.

Jud

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