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Re: [hylafax-users] faxstat: "Waiting for modem to comeready" suddenly started appearing.
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- Subject: Re: [hylafax-users] faxstat: "Waiting for modem to comeready" suddenly started appearing.
- From: Toralf Lund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 13:15:16 +0200
I've solved this problem now, hear is another extract from our internal log that
explains briefly what had to be done:
> It turned out that there was something wrong with the FIFOs used by the fax
> server. The following behaviour suggested this to us:
> # /usr/freeware/sbin/faxstate ttyd2
> FIFO.ttyd2: open: No such device or address
> Don't know what caused this, but perhaps the devices on the system had changed
> somehow. Everything works after regenerating the FIFOs, using roughly the
> following steps:
> rm /usr/freeware/var/spool/fax/FIFO*
> /usr/freeware/sbin/faxaddmodem ttyd2
> then recovering the original config files in /usr/freeware/var/spool/fax/etc.
> > > > "Modem appears to be wedged" messages were sent to faxmaster earlier
> [ snip ]
> > >ModemNoFlowCmd: AT&H0&I0&R1 # setup modem for no flow
> > >ModemHardFlowCmd: AT&H1&I0&R2 # setup modem for hardware flow control
> > >ModemSoftFlowCmd: AT&H2&I2&R0 # setup modem for software flow control
> > Okay, I don't own a Courier, so maybe I'm leading you off here, but on my
> > Sportsters these settings result as follows:
> > AT&H0&I0&R1
> > OK
> > AT&H1&I0&R2
> > OK
> > AT&H2&I2&R0
> > ERROR
> You're probably right.
> > Since it looks like you're using software flow control, XONXOFF, then a
> > guess is that this ERROR is your problem. My config file gives these
> > commands as listed:
> It doesn't look like this is the problem right now, as changing the setting had
> effect. I guess we can always hope that it solves some other problems we have
> > ModemNoFlowCmd: AT&H0&I0&R1 # setup modem for no flow control
> > ModemHardFlowCmd: AT&H1&I0&R2 # setup modem for hardware flow
> > control
> > ModemSoftFlowCmd: AT&H2&I2&R1 # setup modem for software flow
> > control
> I'm using these settings now.
> "Jay R. Ashworth" wrote:
> > I believe it's a Sporty difference, Lee. The Courier on my shelf
> > lists all three. &r0, though, has to do with RTS/CTS delay, and the
> > other two are Xoff stuff...
> Or maybe I, or faxsetup, turned on this delay on purpose, I don't remember now.
> experiment more with this setting if and when I get the thing back up and
> > You may want to try that.
> > Oh, and if this helps you, then you owe me a brief few paragraphs on how to
> > install HylaFAX on an SGI for the HylaFAX HOW-TO that I'm working on.
> I don't know how much I owe you now, but maybe I'll just collect some of the
> I've already written in the CVS log, our problem resolution archive and so on.
> > If
> > this doesn't help... them maybe *I'm* not the right one to be writing such
> > a thing. ;)
> Well, I'm strongly suspecting a hardware problem now, but more on that later...
> - Toralf
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