Modem-HOWTO

Next Previous Contents v0.19, July 2001

Help with selecting, connecting, configuring, trouble-shooting, and understanding modems for a PC. See Serial-HOWTO for multiport serial boards.

1. Introduction

2. Modems for a Linux PC

3. Modem Pools, Digital Modems

  • 3.1 Analog Modem Pools, Multiport Modem Cards
  • 3.2 Digital Modems

4. Serial Port and Modem Basics

5. Configuring Overview

6. Configuring the Serial Port Hardware and Driver (low-level)

7. Configuring the Serial Driver (high-level) « stty »

8. Modem Configuration (excluding serial port)

9. Serial Port Devices /dev/ttyS2, etc.

10. Interesting Programs You Should Know About

11. Trying Out Your Modem (Dialing Out)

12. Dial-In

13. Uugetty for Dial-In (from the old Serial-HOWTO)

  • 13.1 Installing getty_ps
  • 13.2 Setting up uugetty
  • 13.3 Customizing uugetty

14. What Speed Should I Use with My Modem?

15. Communications Programs And Utilities

16. Two Modems (Modem Doubling)

  • 16.1 Introduction
  • 16.2 Modem Bonding

17. Troubleshooting

18. Flash Upgrades

19. Other Sources of Information

  • 19.1 Misc
  • 19.2 Books
  • 19.3 HOWTOs
  • 19.4 Usenet newsgroups
  • 19.5 Web Sites

20. Appendix A: How Analog Modems Work (technical) (unfinished)

21. Appendix B: Digital Modem Signal Processing (not done)

22. Appendix C: « baud » vs. « bps »

  • 22.1 A simple example
  • 22.2 Real examples

23. Appendix D: Terminal Server Connection

24. Appendix E: Other Types of Modems

25. Appendix F: Fax pixels (dots)

26. Appendix G: Antique Modems

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