[hsflinux] HSF - dial-in issue

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Thu Nov 25 10:37:07 EST 2004


please try with 'minicom' to receive the call to see what you obtain 
from the modem driver instead of using 'mgetty'. It will be easier to 
locate the problem in this way.


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

mailing wrote:
> I have a Fedora Core 2 system [Linux <node-name> 2.6.9-1.6_FC2 #1 Thu Nov 18 22:03:19 EST 2004 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux] with an OLITEC PCI 56K modem.
> I have downloaded and succesfully installed the [hsfmodem-6.03.00lnxt04111500full_k2.6.9_1.6_FC2-1fdr.i686.rpm] package.
> Since I have only one phone line, I hook the OLITEC modem to the phone line and my cell phone to the laptop.For the moment I am testing in terminal mode only.
> Given the test environment, I can succesfully 
>    1) dial-out from the Linux to a local ISP
>    2) dial-out from the laptop (W2K Hypertrm) to the same local ISP
> But when I dial-out from my laptop into the Linux box, after the [CONNECT 9600/RFP] I get only garbage and eventually the line dies.
> On the Linux box my /etc/inittab has the line:
> [S0:2345:respawn:/sbin/mgetty -s 9600 -n 2 -i /etc/motd.dialup -D ttySHSF0]
> While I have the /etc/ppp/options.ttySHSF0 file and the proper entry in /etc/ppp/pap-secrets for when I will enable ppp, the AutPPP directive is commented out in /etc/mgetty+sendfax/login.config.
> My /etc/mgetty+sendfax/mgetty.config contains
> port ttySHSF0
> #  debug 8
>   data-only y
>   speed 9600
>   init-chat "" \d\d\d+++\d\d\dATQ0V1H0 OK ATS0=0Q0&D2&C1 OK
> [NOTE - I've also tried without the init-chat line: it made no difference]
> Anybody can suggest what I should look at?
> Thanks,
> Cos.
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