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Re: Large number of errors with Hylafax and ZyXEL Omni modem
- Subject: Re: flexfax: Large number of errors with Hylafax and ZyXEL Omni modem
- From: Nico Garcia <email@example.com>
- Cc: Hylafax Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 4 Apr 1998 16:33:28 -0500 (EST)
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On Sat, 4 Apr 1998, Shuvam Misra wrote:
> | I perhaps would remove or alter the LocalIdentifier line to make it your
> | phone no only, but i imagine this would only upset a small percentage of
> | fax machines. Also it's just a personal thing but it would be much better
> | if you were using /dev/ttySX rather than /dev/modem.
> My /dev/modem is linked to /dev/cua0. I'm always confused about the
> difference between cuaX and ttySX. I also remember reading somewhere on
> the Usenet that Linux would "soon" abolish this distinction which caused
> more problems than it solved, or something to that effect. Did this
> "soon" mean kernel 2.0.30?
That was me: according to Ted T'so at MIT, the split-device trick is
going away in the next major kernel change. Tools like mgetty and
HylaFAX make it unnecessary.
It's still present in 2.0.33, however.
Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
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