Winmodem compatability

cp cp at
Sun May 25 20:28:12 PDT 2003

I noticed this link referring to Winmodem support on 4.7 while
searching for information on my PCTel which barely works on
Windows, unlikely on FreeBSD :-( . Not sure if your chipset applies.

This post leads to this port description which must refer to the what
the previous post mentions.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lowell Gilbert" <freebsd-questions-local at>
To: "Michael Jordan" <michaelvjordan at>
Cc: <questions at>
Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2003 5:55 PM
Subject: Re: Winmodem compatability

> "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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