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Re: Misc. ramblings about older USR modems

> RECV: 111 total lines, 0 bad lines, 0 consecutive bad lines
> --> [16:+FPS:1,112,0,0,0]
> --> [5:ERROR]

Timestamps would have been useful here.

> PercentGoodLines:       0

The example had 100% good lines, so lowering the good lines threshold would
have no effect.

> MaxConsecutiveBadLines: 0

The example had no consecutive bad lines, so again this is irrelevant.

The page was very short, only about 1 inch and unusually for this error,
the modem agreed on the scan line count.

To me this looks more like an overrun problem or a line problem.

> RECV: 2402 bytes of data, 156 total lines
> --> [16:+FPS:1,157,0,0,0]
> --> [7:+FHS:A1]

This looks like another short page problem.  
> S7=3D90
> S36=3D0

Have you tried the first case with this as the only change.
> Solution. I had to set the S25 register to 200. This is probably way
> to high but it does work. This register tells the modem not to
> interpet a short drop in DTR as loss of communications. I guess it
> simply takes too long on a pentium 133 to transfer control over to getty.

I suspect you may find that getty is deliberately trying to drop any
previous connection as it starts - hylafax should hand over without
DTR dropping.  If this is right, you may have problems with follow on 
calls.  faxgetty assumes that getty will not try to reset the line.

> Problem 5. This is my only unresolved problem and it relates to
> Problem 4. If I accept an incoming data connection and it=20
> disconnects normally some time later, the next attempt to fax in
> will not work. The same symptoms described in Problem 4 occur.
> However, if the sender tries again it will work.

Typical attacks on this problem are to use a rather more aggressive
modem re-initialisation sequence.

Note that none of these are the classic USR firmware bug syndrome and
I think your firmware pre-dates the firmware that started to cause 
real problems.

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