Re: ISDN versus USR 57600bps

Ron Elkayam (
Mon, 25 Nov 1996 15:08:47 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 25 Nov 1996 wrote:

> Just thought I'd drop off some info that I rec'd from USR Tech sup.
> X2 is meant as a replacement protocol FROM your ISP's X2 server to
> YOUR serialzed USRobotics modem. When this protocol is active, it is
> dedicated you will not be able to run other packets "in the
> backround" (ie: FTP/TCP + surf the web + IRC + IPhone, check your
> mail etc.)

I don't understand what you mean by "dedicated". What WILL you be able to
do if not use Winsock applications? Or are you saying you will only be
able to use one single Winsock application at a time?

Looks like I may become an anti-USR advocate... crap! time to check