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Re: [hylafax-users] HylaFAX 4.2.1-23 and Fedora Core 3

> On Monday 29 August 2005 09:55, you wrote:
>> Terry D. Boldt wrote:
>> In theory faxgetty and kppp should be able to coexist as long as they
>> both use the same lockfile.  So you'd have problems if one of them
>> referred to /dev/ttyS0 while the other referred to /dev/modem.
> As a theoretical physicist, I have always noticed that actual practice has
> a rather rude way of upsetting theory. In this case, both kppp and
> HylaFAX/faxgetty refer to/use /dev/ttyS0.
> ...
> I have thought about renaming the /var/spool/hylafax directory and then
> issuing the su -c 'make install'" command in the hylafax source directory
> again and re-installing hylafax. If nobody has any better ideas I will
> just have to try that.

Allow me to advance the theory that you're mistaken, and kppp is using
/dev/modem or /dev/ttyLT0 -- or, hylafax is.  At any rate, the symptoms
you're describing are best explained by the device names not exactly

In testing the theory, you might want to try pointing them both to

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