[hsflinux] HSF as a fax answers the phone but doesn't beep
harvey at mortgage-advice-centre.co.uk
Wed Apr 18 13:48:44 EDT 2007
In message <46251912.6050406 at linuxant.com>, "Linuxant support
(Jonathan)" <support at linuxant.com> writes
>can you please elaborate on the fact that the driver would not keep the
>country setting? For example, when exactly the country setting is
>discarded? After reloading the kernel modules, after a reboot, etc...
>The expected way to set the country is with the 'hsfconfig --country'
>command in a root shell.
I would set it in a shell root to UK (from US), it seemed to keep the
setting (using hsconfig --info).
Then I would reboot and if I went into hsfcong --info again it would be
show as US again
I have since reinstalled the driver. First time around I was unable to
use the website RPM build and installed from source. This time I had
additional dependencies added and installed from the website.
That problem now seems to have gone.
>The warning related to hsfdcpd can be safely ignored if you do not have
>a sound card in your system. I doubt that it is the source of the
>problem you have with the driver.
I am ignoring it, and bizarrely it only seems to appears intermittently
>If the phone line was picked up, it is quite possible that it was the
>FAX server doing that so a log file can likely be generated and this
>file could really help us identify the exact source of the problem.
>Please read the documentation provided with your FAX server software
>for more details.
The thing still picks up the phone but doesn't beep, and still opens a
line to dial but doesn't.
I have a problem using efax-gtk and getting a log.
Efax on its own, answering the phone, produces...
What do you reckon?
/usr/bin/efax: Wed Apr 18 12:18:49 2007 efax v 0.9 Copyright 1999 Ed Casas
efax: 18:49 compiled Jul 12 2006 04:08:48
efax: 18:49 argv=/usr/bin/efax
efax: 18:49 argv=-v
efax: 18:49 argv=ewin
efax: 18:49 argv=-v
efax: 18:49 argv=chewmainrxtf
efax: 18:49 argv=-d/dev/modem
efax: 18:49 argv=-x
efax: 18:49 argv=/var/lock/LCK..modem
efax: 18:49 argv=-iZ
efax: 18:49 argv=-i&FE&D2S7=120
efax: 18:49 argv=-i&C0
efax: 18:49 argv=-iM1L0
efax: 18:49 argv=-l
efax: 18:49 argv=+0 000 000 0000
efax: 18:49 argv=-kZ
efax: 18:49 argv=-r
efax: 18:49 argv=0418121849
efax: 18:49 created text lock file /var/lock/LCK..modem
efax: 18:49 opened /dev/modem
efax: 18:49 command "Q0V1"
efax: 18:49 waiting 2.0 s
efax: 18:51 waiting 2.0 s
efax: 18:53 command "Q0V1"
efax: 18:53 waiting 2.0 s
efax: 18:55 sync: dropping DTR
efax: 18:55 waiting 2.0 s
efax: 18:57 command "Q0V1"
efax: 18:57 waiting 2.0 s
efax: 18:59 sync: sending escapes
efax: 19:01 waiting 2.0 s
efax: 19:03 command "Q0V1"
efax: 19:03 waiting 2.0 s
efax: 19:05 Error: sync: modem not responding
efax: 19:05 read HDB pid 2523 [ 2523<LF>] from /var/lock/LCK..modem (our pid)
efax: 19:05 removed lock file /var/lock/LCK..modem
efax: 19:05 done, returning 4 (no response from modem)
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