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Re: Large number of errors with Hylafax and ZyXEL Omni modem
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On Sun, 5 Apr 1998, David Woolley wrote:
> > Not necessarily. Many Linux modem packages use /dev/modem as a
> > default, and altering that is a royal pain in the butt. Even the
> You must use the same name for all uses of the port, otherwise locking
> won't work! This is why /dev/modem is a bad thing and I don't use it.
> All these naming issues affect locking, not normal operation.
I *KNOW*, I know. My point was that so many packages, including the
configuration tool in the control-panels, use or expect /dev/modem
symbolically linked to /dev/cua[0-3], that it is very convenient to
continue using it rather than trying to convince all the modem
software writers otherwise.
Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
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