[linux] Linux modem problem.

David Talkington dtalk at u.washington.edu
Mon Sep 29 12:05:43 PDT 2003


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billwinn at u.washington.edu said on Mon, 29 Sep 2003:


> When I try to dial up using minicom, I see a message saying the modem is

> initializing, and after a couple of seconds that it is dialing the

> number. After that, nothing! I don't hear a dial tone or dialing, and

> eventually it times out without connecting.

>

> I'm sure I have overlooked something pretty basic.


Is the phone line connected to the correct port on the modem?

Sorry, have to ask. Diagnostic Rule #1: check the cables. Diagnostic
Rule #2: repeat rule #1.

Cheers ... -d

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David Talkington
Computing and Communications
University of Washington
Box 354844
206-543-2144

dtalk at u.washington.edu

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