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Re: [aclug-L] modem needed

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Subject: Re: [aclug-L] modem needed
From: Carl D Cravens <raven@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 09:28:24 -0500 (CDT)
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On Tue, 14 Sep 1999, Tom Hull wrote:

> I need to buy a 56k modem to install in my Linux box (Red Hat 6, preferably
> PCI). What: a) works? b) costs < $50? c) can be bought at a local Wichita
> store?

I believe that (a) and (b) are incompatible.  I've never encountered a
reliable modem for under $50.  (And having spent three years working at
SouthWind, I've dealt with a wide range of modem problems.) 

You can't go wrong with a 3COM/USR, but you won't get a new one for much
under $100, if that. 

Carl D Cravens (raven@xxxxxxxxxxx)
Dogs crawl under fences, Software crawls under Windows.

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