Winmodem compatability

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sun May 25 17:55:37 PDT 2003

"Michael Jordan" <michaelvjordan at> writes:

> Is there any progress in the creation of drivers for winmodems? I have
> a Dell laptop with a Conexant D480 MDC V.92 (56K) modem with Windows
> XP and FreeBSD Release 5.0. I would like to know if there is anything
> that I can do to set up my modem without buying a new
> modem. Otherwise, what else is recommended? Thank you for your time, I
> am very anxious to use FreeBSD with my modem!

There are a couple of different things in ports, depending on the
chipset, but I have no idea if they support your "hardware".

Winmodems are, of course, more software than hardware, and FreeBSD
isn't particularly good at running Windows software.

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