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Re: [hylafax-users] distinctive ring?
I have also found minicom to be the best way to find
the actual ring pattern. It is also useful to try the
command that you think will set distinctive ring and
watch for the OK. It seems there are a lot of
A manual specific to your modem may be useful, as
well. You may also want to report your specific model
in a future post. Someone may know the proper
configuration. Some modems are particular problems,
in which case someone on list would likely let you
If you are sure you have the command and the string
correct, try enclosing the RING2 in quotes:
I did that, and although it does not seem that it
should be required, I think it did correct a problem.
It is worth noting that if the actual string contains
one or more spaces, the quotes should be required.
My 2 cents, today at half price.
--- George Bell <gbell5@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sunday 08 August 2004 11:06, Kirk wrote:
> > I'm new to Hylafax and the list and have spent the
> past few days reading
> > the archives and setup instructions and am still
> having some trouble
> > getting my modem and hylafax to answer *only* the
> distinctive ring which I
> > have setup on my phone line. I'm assuming all I
> have to do is to enable
> > the modem to use distinctive ring (AT -SDR=7) and
> hylafax to listen for it
> > (in
> > ~/etc/config.ttyS1 I use ... RingFax: RING2 ...).
> But it still doesn't
> > work and hylafax picks up all incoming calls. I
> really just want it to
> What kind of modem? It may be sending DRON/DROFF
> codes instead of RING1,
> RING2, etc. Check your modem manual and/or test
> output on serial port with
> minicom while line is ringing.
> > pick up the two short rings which is what the
> phone company sends.
> > Where is the incoming request logged to so I can
> see what the ring pattern
> > looks like? I looked in ~/log and don't see any
> distinctive ring info
> > anywhere.
> You might see something in /var/messages if you have
> server tracing set to
> some high value, but I recommend just checking the
> serial port with minicom.
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