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Re: Wedged Modem / Cannot Opem Modem Resolved
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On Mon, 19 Oct 1998, Noel Henson wrote:
> Date: Mon, 19 Oct 1998 09:11:38 -0700
> From: Noel Henson <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: flexfax: Wedged Modem / Cannot Opem Modem Resolved
> Thanks to all! Everything is finally working.
> David Wolley hit the nail on the head!
> The problem was that I used /dev/cua0 for the modem. Once I switched to
> /dev/ttyS0, everything worked.
> Just in case this is important for future reference, I'm running
> Slackware 3.5 (2.0.34) on a clone with a Cyrix 586-200 processor.
Ooof. RedHat 5.1's "modemcfg" tool unfortunately does not permit
/dev/ttyS0 to be selected. Ted T'so at MIT says that /dev/cua0 is
going away soon (replacing the "split-device" trick with a single
getty handling fax, data, etc. such as HylaFAX).
Senior Engineer, CIRL
Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
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