[hcflinux] Caller ID not supported?

Rick Matthews k5wls at verizon.net
Thu Aug 19 18:20:50 EDT 2004

Linuxant support (Jonathan) wrote:
> before you attempt to use the caller ID feature, please make sure 
> that you are able to make a dial up connection to see if the modem 
> driver is correctly working.

Do I need to do more than a connect? 
Please see http://tinyurl.com/6vkjc

> Like the other users, please send at support at linuxant.com a 
> 'dumpdiag' that you can generate with the 'hcfpciconfig --dumpdiag' 
> command in a root shell. You should also send us the commands you 
> have sent to the modem.

"ricks-hcfdiag.zip" is here: http://tinyurl.com/17a
or if you prefer,
"ricks-hcfdiag.txt" is here: http://tinyurl.com/5c2lg
(same file content)

I haven't changed the modem initialization strings in ncid.conf from 
the defaults.

> We do not always reply to users on the mailing lists but we reply in 
> private to users.

Really?  OK, I guess I assumed it was like other mailing lists I've
used.  My mistake.

Here are a few pictures of this modem, just in case someone can tell me 
more about it:

Thanks for your help!


> Regards,
> Jonathan
> Technical specialist / Linuxant
> www.linuxant.com
> support at linuxant.com
> Rick Matthews wrote:
> > My weekend project was to bring up a network caller id sever using a
> > 127a:1003 PCI modem from the spare parts bin and the hcfpcimodem
> > software (1.01lnxt04072900full_k2.4.20_28.8-1rh.i586 to be exact).
> > 
> > Current status: The modem gives the proper responses during 
> > initialization but reports only the RINGs with no cid information.
> > 
> > I went back through the archives and found:
> > 	_Seven people have inquired about caller id.
> > 	_Only two of the seven received responses.
> > 	_Both were asked to run "hcfpciconfig --dumpdiag".
> > 	_Both complied and submitted their dumpdiag data.
> > 	_Neither received any additional assistance.
> > 	_One of the two then paid for the full version and re-asked 
> > 	 his cid question, but received no response.
> > 
> > Shouldn't caller id be added to the limitations page?
> > 
> > Rick
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