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

On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 07:30:36PM +1000, Robert Colquhoun wrote:
> At 11:10 AM 4/9/01 +0200, Eric Veldhuyzen wrote:
> >On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 02:03:29AM +1000, Robert Colquhoun wrote:
> > > Er why not just copy one of the modem config files and just hand edit the
> > > phone number etc using vi or something and then run faxgetty from inittab
> > > or faxmodem to tell the queuer.
> >
> >Great idea! But I don't have any modem config files yet, that's why I
> >want to run faxaddmodem in the first place. And, maybe this is my fault,
> >I can't find any documentation on what to do to create (a) modem config
> >file(s). The only thing I see is 'run faxaddmodem', and that doesn't work.
> The modem config files should be in the config subdirectory of whatever 
> DIR_SPOOL was set to when the software was built.
> ie something like /var/spool/fax/config

Ah, I should have thought of that.

I just copied the rockwell-rc to the etc directory, renamed it and added
the FAXNumber line. I tried to send a fax and guess what?

 It works!

Thanks :-)

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# Eric Veldhuyzen                              eric@terra.telemediair.nl
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