[linux] Linux modem problem.

billwinn at u.washington.edu billwinn at u.washington.edu
Tue Sep 30 07:35:52 PDT 2003


Yes, it is - I've learned the rule the hard way! I've got a couple other things to try.

Thanks,

Bill

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* William Winn, *
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On Mon, 29 Sep 2003, David Talkington wrote:


> Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 12:05:43 -0700 (PDT)

> From: David Talkington <dtalk at u.washington.edu>

> To: Linux/Unix Users Group at the UW <linux at u.washington.edu>

> Subject: Re: [linux] Linux modem problem.

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

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> > 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

>

> - --

> David Talkington

> Computing and Communications

> University of Washington

> Box 354844

> 206-543-2144

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> dtalk at u.washington.edu

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