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Re: [hylafax-users] Need for additional HylaFAQ entry

Yup, I did, but obviously not close enough, as evinced below.

Thanks for the correction and cluestick,


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 (
> 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.

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