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Elsa Microlink 56 basic not responding...
- To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: flexfax: Elsa Microlink 56 basic not responding...
- From: "Lars Pohlmann" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 17:33:02 +0100
here is what i know:
-ELSA Microlink 56k basic (Firmware 1.10 [the newest]) on
-Hylafax 4.0beta023 on PC
-no mgetty installed
-the modem works fine with minicom
here is a part of my /var/log/messages
Feb 2 17:10:26 star FaxGetty: MODEM set DTR
Feb 2 17:10:26 star FaxGetty: MODEM set baud rate: 38400
baud, input flow RTS/CTS, output flow RTS/CTS
Feb 2 17:10:26 star
FaxGetty: MODEM flush i/o
Feb 2 17:10:26 star FaxGetty:
Feb 2 17:10:31 star FaxGetty:
MODEM TIMEOUT: reading line from modem
Feb 2 17:10:31 star
FaxGetty: MODEM <Timeout>
Feb 2 17:10:31 star
FaxGetty: MODEM set DTR OFF
As you may see, the modem is just not responding.
I tried a lot of changes in the init-string, but never got
further than this.
I also used the config.ttyS0 from the Elsa-Homepage, no
I also tried with faxmodem ttyS0 instead of faxgetty: same
When I start faxaddmodem (or probemodem) i get something like
Now we are going to probe the tty port to figure out the
of modem that is attached. This takes a few seconds, so be
Note that if you do not have the modem cabled to the port, or
modem is turned off, this may hang (just go and cable up the
or turn it on, or whatever).
Probing for best speed to talk to modem: 38400 19200
9600 4800 2400 1200
Unable to deduce DTE-DCE speed; check that you are
correct device and/or that your modem is setup properly.
all else fails, try the -s option to lock the speed.
or with probemodem -s ttyS0:
Hmm, there does not appear to be an fuser command on
This means that I am unable to insure that all processes
modem have been killed. I will keep going, but beware that
have competition for the modem.
Now we are going to probe the tty port. This takes
a few seconds,
so be patient. Note that if you do not have the modem
the port, or the modem is turned off, this may hang (just go
cable up the modem or turn it on, or whatever).
Using user-specified 38400 to talk to
( trap 0 1 2 15; while true; do
sleep 10; echo ""; echo
"Hmm, something seems to be hung, check your modem eh?";
There was no response from the modem. Perhaps the
turned off or the cable between the modem and host is
connected. Please check the modem and hit a carriage
when you are ready to try again:
But the Modem is connected and works !
I tried it with a Windows-System and there were no problems
If anyone knows, where the problem is, I would really
This is driving me crazy for three days, now.
eCONNEX AG i.G.
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