Com port style always ... (real modems are _REAL_ modems with lotsa
useful LEDS, and DB25 connectors... )

USB types dont understand all the control lines ie CD DTR RTS
and dont work well in the dialin mode (hylafax hates them...)

mjt

On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 15:27, Paul Tan wrote:
> Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote:
> > Sir, 
> >     I've post something about my internal modem and
> > unfortunately you've replied that there could be no
> > possible solution in using a winmodem except if you
> > are expert in either linux or freebsd. 
> >     My question is, if ever I will buy an external
> > modem and to be sure that I will not waste my money
> > for the second time(buying a winmodem), wich of the
> > two should I pick, the USB one, or the one that is
> > connected to serial port(com port)?
> > 
> 
> Get the COM port one. For me I prefer something with a Conexant chipset. 
> Has worked well for me throughout the years. Some USB ones are Winmodems.
> 
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> 
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