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Anyone here know of a recent source for linux drivers for these soundcard/modem combos? www.linuxant.com
has some, but they were last updated in 2003.
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The early full functional drivers that used to be free might be what you want.There are drivers with less speed still available for free.I have a copy of the old ones filed away somewhere.I think the full speed drivers now cost something.I'll see if I can locate the name of the drivers and if they are posted for download anywhere.
What HerrGlock and DC said.
I actually use the hsflinmodem-5.03.27.tar.gz (http://www.mylinux.ro/download/modem/hsflinmodem-5.03.27.tar.gz) for mine and it allows full speed connectivity. If you find that you have a different type of modem, just do some Google searches for the older, free drivers and they'll likely turn up.
I have got the modem working, but I am not able to find drivers for the doggone SOUNDCARD that work. I can't get the www.linuxant.com drivers for the soundcard to install.
I had not seen the Fedora Core 1 drivers on www.linuxant.com before. I am running Fedora Core 3 with 2.6.11-1.14_FC3 kernel. Will the Fedora Core 1 drivers work?
I think the OSS support has been phased out of the kernel.Or at least is being phased out.I'm not sure there is any ALSA support for your sound yet.
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