Re: using linux instead of osf

velcro@pobox.com
Mon, 25 Nov 1996 22:20:26 -0500 (EST)

> Sorry I have not been able to answer this sooner, but I have been on the road
> for three weeks and reading mail has been problematic. It was no fault of
> Linux on my notebook, but of a stupid #$%**^&#$&% 28.8 PCMCIA modem that can't
> seem to talk to Digital's modem bank through a series of digital (small
> case "d") telephone networks in hotels (sigh). This will teach me to test
> something BEFORE I go on a three-week trip.

In case anyone cares, some modems are better than others at handling the very
high voltages of hotel phones. Motorola's Montana (and subsequent revisions)
seem to do well.

Just (a phonecall's) $0.25 worth...

> Jon "maddog" Hall Internet: maddog@zk3.digital.com
> Senior Leader, UNIX Software Group Executive Director, Linux International
>
> Digital Equipment Corporation Linux International
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> 110 Spit Brook Rd. Amherst, N.H. 03031-3032 U.S.A.
> Nashua, N.H. 03062-2698 U.S.A.
> WWW: http://www.li.org
> Voice: +1.603.881.1341 Voice: +1.603.672.4557

--
Dan D'Ambrosio
Wide Networking, Inc.
velcro@pobox.com

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