going to throw modem through window...
jkyllo at u.washington.edu
Sat Feb 5 23:40:15 PST 2000
Minicom should let you issue AT commands right off the bat (if you've used
telix before, minicom is almost exactly like it). So, I'd say to make
sure that the port is correct. I.e., the ttys? is the right one. Luck!
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On Sat, 5 Feb 2000, Robyn wrote:
> Again, thanks to everyone who's been helping me out -- I know how
> annoying newbies can be.
> I now have no clue why my modem isn't working. I got minicom up and
> running, and it seems to be recognizing the modem (it initializes...
> should I be able to send an AT command on minicom? if so, I haven't
> been able to, or I haven't figured out how). I ran another couple of
> checks I found on the Mandrakeuser site [/usr/sbin/pppd and
> /sbin/ifconfig] -- and those work fine (although I have no idea what
> they do and they probably have nothing to do w/ the actual modem).
> The error that I'm getting now is in kppp, where I'm trying to configure
> my dial-up connection (since I still don't even know what to do with
> scripts... gaa... must get a book...). When I query the modem, it says
> that the modem isn't responding. I made sure that I've got the right
> init-string, and I double-checked the i/o & IRQs to make sure I'm
> telling it to use the right settings... it all seems okay.
> Oh, and to top it off, somehow or other Linux has decided that it will
> no longer access my DOS_hdb1 (it freezes), where all of the web-pages
> and helpful emails are saved so that I can get to them in Linux.
> If the best thing for me to do is just to go get a book and learn some
> of this on my own, just let me know. And thanks again...
> Robyn <-- I swear, I'm learning...
> ICQ: 20528181; #userfriendly, #fnord(UnderNet)
> Das machine is nicht fur gerfingerpoken und mittengrabben.
> Ist easy schnappen der Sprinngwerk, blowenfusen und
> poppencorken mit spitzensparken.
> Ist nicht fur gewerken by das Dummkopfen. Das rubbernecken
> sightseeren keepen hands in das Pockets.
> Relaxen und watch das blinkenlights...
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