Category: Network and Modems
Manufacturer: Lucent Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 0.42 Mib
Operating System: Win XP, Win Server 2 K3, Win Vista, Win NT 4.0
Latest Version / Release Date: 8.22.00.0 / 10th April, 2002
Lucent Win Modem is a universally interoperable and compatible high speed connectivity solution for computer users who need high speed data connections over uniform telephone lines. The modem enables faster downstream speed from the ISP to its user. The modem considerably speeds delivery of information. Lucent Win Modem ensures that download drains like audio and video, large files and graphics intensive web pages download as fast as ISDN connections and twice the rate of the uniform 28.8 modem. Lucent Win Modem is compatible with other communication standards such as ITU V.34. This means that connection can be established through V.34 anytime high speed communication is not possible. The Lucent Win Modem enables users to upgrade to new standards and connect with ISP that is standard compliant. The backward compatibility of Lucent Win Modem enables users who would not wish to upgrade to V.92 to bond at rates of 56 Kbps.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The Lucent Win Modem can be easily configured. The first step of configuring the modem is to first download one of the binaries or the file from the suitable site. Here, the user will find four commands to run. These include the. /scanmodem that will detect the modem in order to ensure that it is supported. The other is the ./build_module that builds and compiles the module. The other is the./itinst2 that fixes the module in place. The last type is the./autoload that creates the /etc/symlinks/modulrs.conf entries that are needed to match the drivers to Lucent Win Modem. The function of the auto load script is to design the /dev/tty LTO entry that is needed for the Lucent Win Modem. The auto load script symlinks the created entry to /dev/ttyS4 by the Slackware installer. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Lucent Win Modem errors before installing any driver updates.