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RE: Basic Linux information needed?
that message is ok,
in human readable form it only tells you :
hey the modem is used at the moment by another program,
i will try again to send the fax a bit later.....
From: Eric Dahnke [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 1999 4:15 AM
Subject: Re: flexfax: Basic Linux information needed?
Hello flexfax list,
I'm setting up haylafax to work with our RH5 linux internet gateway box.
PPP and hylafax are both working well, but haven't tested them in terms
of device locking, etc. The follow statement has me a bit worried.
> have seen
> messages about hylafax's inability to create a lock file on /dev/ttyS1.
Are there problems with sharing a modem between pppd and hylafax on a
I read about the UUCP locking protocol that hylafax uses, but don't
recall anything mentioning UUCP locking in the pppd documentation.
Cheers - eric