multi port modem cards for FreeBSD
wojtek at tensor.3miasto.net
Sun Jan 8 06:56:24 PST 2006
> I will install a fax server using hylafax on FreeBSD. This fax server must
> handle at least 8 fax-modem attached to it. For this I think I need a serial
> port multiplier or PCI based fax-modem cards which has at least 8 ports
> fax-modem chip. For FreeBSD 6.0 which hardware do I have to use for not
> having any driver specific problems. Can you recommend me one that works with
> hylafax and FreeBSD?
> Any suggestions?
cheap multiport PCI cards works fine, at least for me (i have TITAN 800H).
you may consider buying USB-RS232 or USB-doubleRS232 converters, or even
better - USB modems.
make sure your USB modem is "Hayes compatible" which simply means that
behaves like serial modem with AT* commands
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