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Date:      Fri, 9 Feb 1996 22:28:12 -0800 (PST)
From:      Archie Cobbs <archie@tribe.com>
To:        fyeung@fyeung5.netific.com (francis yeung)
Cc:        gjennejohn@frt.dec.com, bertus%mikom.csir.co.za@inet-gw-1.pa.dec.com, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ISDN devices supported?
Message-ID:  <199602100628.WAA26202@bubba.tribe.com>
In-Reply-To: <199602090852.IAA11526@fyeung5.netific.com> from "francis yeung" at Feb 9, 96 08:52:03 am

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> > You can hook up a TA (aka. ISDN modem) such as the ZyXel 1486DI (?)
> > or one from Motorola. Since these hook to the serial port you can handle
> > them just like an external modem. Jordan Hubbard is using a setup
> > like this with great success.
> 
> 	I have tried the external modems e.g. 3com, Motorola 
> 	and they all worked fine. But I do like to use an
> 	internal card (because I hate those bulky AC adaptors).
> 
> 	However, Motorola also makes an ISA
> 	card which is the internal card version of the Bitsurfer. 
> 	Have anyone had any experience with this card ? If this 
> 	card uses the similiar AT commands like the external one,
> 	we should be able to modify the modem interface sequences
> 	to make it look like a serial port/analog modem . 

I have played with this card just a little bit. Unfortunately,
it is Plug-n-Play and I haven't gotten it working with FreeBSD...
are there PnP drivers somewhere?

The external Bitsurfer Pro is very nice. It does async->sync PPP
conversion which is handy & lets you avoid the v.120 overhead.

-archie

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Archie L. Cobbs, archie@tribe.com  *  Tribe Computer Works http://www.tribe.com



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