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WinModem - Modem
, usually PCI, which relies on
the host computer for it
's processing power. Most often these modems only work in Windows with the modem drivers. However increasingly there are more drivers available for Linux, so these modems get affectionately called "LinModems". Beware tho, not many modems are fully supported under Linux. Intel now has such a chip ([DSE] sells modems based on these) and because they have both windows and linux drivers Intel calls them HaM
] - Host-Accelerated Modem
. Another example is the mwave winmodem in IBM thinkpads - IBM has released
a GPL linux
driver, which is now in the main kernel
+ , the host computer's [ ]. a driver , which is .
By far the most common
]s (at least in New Zealand) are ones based on Conexant chipsets. For a long time there was no way at all to
get any of these to work in Linux. At some point after I (SamJansen) needed Conexant modem support for Linux they released Linux drivers. The first place to stop if you have a WinModem is probably:
+ [ ] s get [ http://www. . /] .
See Also http://www
+ . .
 I have seen modems branded as HaM around for
a long time . In fact, the first ever WinModem I saw was an ISA 33k6 HaM. This
was in pentium class machine
, and was purchased
with the machine
. HaM is just
the generic term
+ a long time was in ,
+ and with the . the for
+ WinModem .