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Re: [hylafax-users] faxaddmodem won't see the modem

On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 09:29:52AM +0200, Eric Veldhuyzen wrote:
> > > through this modem, but hylafax (faxaddmodem) still claims that there
> > > is no modem...
> > 
> > Yeah, we get that every once in a while.
> So, I am not the only one with this problem?

We get fairly intractable problems, occasionally; I don't recall if
we've gotten yours recently; it's 0330 here.  I should have been in bed
at least 2 hours ago...

> > Couldn't be permissions, could it?
> I don't think so. First of all, I have to run the faxaddmodem script as
> root, so this script should have all the permissions it could possibly
> want, right?

I'd hope.

> Then the permissions of the device:
> crw-rw----    1 root     dialout    4,  65 Apr  3 09:21 /dev/ttyS1
> The user fax and sms are added to the group dialout, so there shouldn't
> be a problem either:
> # groups fax
> fax : fax uucp dialout
> The fax user has the same id as uucp, but a different (own) group
> id. Shouldn't be a problem there either.

Nope, you're right.  Lee??  Grab Darren and whomever else of the SWAT
team is around, too.  I'm temporarily stumped.

-- jra
Jay R. Ashworth                                                jra@baylink.com
Member of the Technical Staff     Baylink
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