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Re: Netcom 144 & timing problem ?
Nico Garcia wrote:
On Tue, 21 Apr 1998, Bruce Cook wrote:
> I have hylafax-v4.0pl2 built on a RedHat-5
> linux system, using std compiler and libraries
> (gcc-188.8.131.52 & glibc-2.0.5?)
> When I attempt to send a fax, I get an error
> "modem problem".
Did you use the Linux patches? Such as the ones available at
http://cirl.meei.harvard.edu/hylafax/patches? And did you successfully
run faxaddmodem, and install a faxgetty entry in /etc/inittab?
What does faxstat say?
> What interests me in the following log file is that
> hylafax seems to give up just before the modem acheives
> a connect.
> Is this some kind of timing problem (16550A maybe - I've
> tried turning the FIFO off - don't know if I succeeded)
> Am I looking in the wrong place ?
Looks like the wrong place to me: look at this:
> Apr 19 16:02:26.91: : <-- [13:ATDT94304494\r]
> Apr 19 16:02:39.26: : --> [12:ATDT94304494]
> Apr 19 16:02:39.26: : SEND FAILED: Unknown problem (check modem power)
> Apr 19 16:02:39.26: : <-- [5:ATH0\r]
> Apr 19 16:02:39.26: : --> [7:CONNECT]
> Apr 19 16:02:39.52: : --> [2:OK]
> Apr 19 16:02:39.52: : SESSION END
I take it you have to dial 9 as a prefix: this should be done inside
your dialrules.ext file, not as a hand-added number, or it will screw
up logging of the fax's real phone number. Moreover, it should
add "9,", not just "9", to make sure that it dials 9 and waits for
a dial tone.
Your local fax number should *NOT* have the 9 in front in the config
The "9" is unrelated to the problem. The main problem is:
why is the modem's echo still turned on? The log in the
original mail showed that the first command sent down to the
modem caused a "Timeout" and echo remained on:
Apr 19 16:02:18.61: : DELAY 2600 ms
Apr 19 16:02:21.22: : <-- [15:ATE0V1Q0S0=0H0\r]
Apr 19 16:02:26.22: : MODEM <Timeout>
Apr 19 16:02:26.22: : <-- [5:ATM0\r]
Apr 19 16:02:26.48: : --> [4:ATM0]
With echo turned on faxsend(1M) can't understand what is
going on; it's awaiting something like CONNECT or BUSY
but no echo of the dial command it has issued.