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Yup, I did, but obviously not close enough, as evinced below. Thanks for the correction and cluestick, Scott Lee Howard wrote: > On 2002.06.05 09:27 pyxl wrote: > > > Buuut, I couldn't find a simple statement of the *requirement* for > > faxgetty to be running to get accurate modem status information from > > faxstat anywhere in the documentation, > > It is implied in the statements at: > > http://www.hylafax.org/howto/using.php#ss3.2 > http://www.hylafax.org/howto/using.php#ss3.4 > > Using faxgetty is itemized in the installation procedures at: > > http://www.hylafax.org/howto/install.php#ss2.2 (2.2.5) > http://www.hylafax.org/howto/install.php#ss2.3.1 (188.8.131.52) > > And this exact issue is mentioned at: > > http://www.hylafax.org/howto/tweaking.php#ss6.6 > > Something a bit more forceful is said in the manpages somewhere. > > "Waiting for modem to come ready" is an accurate status for non-faxgetty > users because without running faxgetty we really don't know what the > status is until faxq allocates another job to it. Thus, we're "waiting" > until that happens before we can say anything more. This only makes > sense, because, by not running faxgetty we cannot monitor what is > happening with the modem when we're not using it. > > Methinks you didn't read the HOWTO. > > Lee.