Modem Devices

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Internal Thinkpad Modem

Linux drivers for the various internal Thinkpad modems.

scanModem script

To identify your internal modem, it is always a good advice to start with the scanModem script from: http://linmodems.technion.ac.il/#scanmodem Grab a current version and have a look at its output.

3com

The following cards are known to contain a 3Com modem chip:

Actiontec

The following cards contain this chip:

Agere (T40p)

Give the drivers for Agere Softmodems from Smartlink a try: http://www.smlink.com/main/item.php?ln=en&item_id=84&main_id=32

The following cards contain this chip:

Conexant (T42p)

Although, the Smartlink driver for Agere modems (see above) is able to communicate with the modem via AT commands, it cannot dial out (contradicting reports welcome!).

If your favourite distribution does not include a hsfmodem driver (search for "hsfmodem" or "Conexant"), you can try the one from Linuxant: http://www.linuxant.com/drivers (14k free as in beer, 56k+Fax license 15$, they explain this policy under: http://www.linuxant.com/store/faq.php )

The following cards contain this chip:

Lucent / Ambit

The SmartLink driver may work.

The following cards contain this chip:

IBM

Xircom

The following cards contain a Xircom modem chips: