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Re: FaxGetty can't setup modem -- any advise?
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On Wed, 30 Sep 1998, Tim Fredrick wrote:
> Forgive me if this is an FAQ -- I just joined the mailing list :-)
> We have a PC running Redhat Linux 5.1, kernel 2.1.122, and the rpm for Hylafax
> hylafax-4.0-7. We also have a US Robotics Sportster 33600 Fax v4.3.185 modem.
Where the heck are people getting this old version of HylaFAX? You
definitely want the latest RPM, at ftp://ftp.tpc.int/pub/hylafax, and
my installation notes at http://cirl.meei.harvard.edu/hylafax.
> Sep 30 07:46:00 net FaxGetty: OPEN /dev/modem
> Sep 30 07:46:06 net FaxGetty: /dev/modem: Can not initialize modem.
> Sep 30 07:47:21 net FaxGetty: Unable to setup modem on /dev/modem; giving up after 2 attempts
> Sep 30 07:47:21 net FaxGetty: MODEM /dev/modem appears to be wedged
> Sep 30 07:47:21 net FaxGetty: CLOSE /dev/modem
> What is the most common source of this problem? Where can I go to find out
> more specifically why the FaxGetty process is returning these messages?
There could be several sources of this problem. Most involve the
serial line not being set up correctly.
Senior Engineer, CIRL
Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
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