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Date:      Fri, 26 Aug 2011 13:34:03 -0500 (CDT)
From:      Lars Eighner <>
Subject:   What USB dialup modem WILL work with 8.2?
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1108261333540.1499@abbf.6qbyyneqvnyhc.pbz>

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On the basis of what I now believe was malicious advice, I am out of pocket
for a USB US Robotics 56k dialup modem.  However, this device attaches as a
ugen device.  I haven't found a way to make ppp on demand work with it
attached that way.

I do not load umass because I am using hplip and it must be grabbed by ugen. 
Otherwise my kernel is generic.  However, I would be very surprised that
umass is necessary for the modem to attach correctly.

So I am asking again: does anyone have a dialup modem of any kind which
works correctly on 8.x to provide ppp-on-demand? If so what is it?

Lars Eighner
8800 N IH35 APT 1191 AUSTIN TX 78753-5266

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