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Re: [hylafax-users] [*]getty missing on RedHat 7.1

At 06:13 PM 6/7/01 -0700, Bing Zhang wrote:
>I just downloaded hylafax 4.1 Beta3 rpms for RedHat 7.0 and installed it on
>my RedHat 7.1 system. ( I assume there is no much difference between RedHat
>7.0 and 7.1).
>I have all the up to date libtiff-3.5.5 ghostscript-5.50
>ghostscript-fonts-5.50. However when I try to run faxsetup, it reports that
>it need /sbin/[m,v,e]getty and it does not appear anywhere on my machine.
>I have mingetty rpm installed on my machine, but I do not think that what is
>it's looking for. What did I miss?

You missed the part that says, "The HylaFAX software optionally uses this
program and the fact that it does not exist on the system is not a fatal

mgetty is to handle data calls
vgetty is to handle voice calls
egetty is to handle other calls (don't ask me to define "other", cuz I
don't know)


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