Why is my WinModem not supported under Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

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WinModems are also commonly referred to as "softmodems". They require special software and drivers that are normally only obtainable for Windows PC's. As such, they are unsupportable under Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

WinModems are not controlled by a serial port. The digital signal processor (DSP) on the board must be controlled directly by the system's main CPU.

There are well-def...

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