[clug] Silly modem question
andrew at coolchilli.com
Mon Aug 25 11:56:21 EST 2003
It sounds like they're not training correctly. Your chat script may already
contain a factory settings restore (at&f), to eliminate manually set
modulation/speed options. If it does and still no joy, you might need to
force modulation/error correction/speed settings to get it to behave,
V34/MNP5/24000 isn't a bad start. The AT commands vary for each brand.
Any chance the line is on a PGS/NiRim/Rim/PABX? If it was your broadband
line, not likely. I had a problem with the Xircom PC card in my laptop over
the weekend, dialled into Ozemail (Syd) ok, but speed was lousy. As
Winblows was fine I'm looking at the driver.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Still" <mikal at stillhq.com>
To: <linux at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Monday, August 25, 2003 11:38 AM
Subject: [clug] Silly modem question
> So, I'm roughing it and now using a modem. I haven't had to configure one
> of these in a couple of years, so I'm a little rusty...
> I have pppd configured to the point where it dials the ISP, and the ISP
> answers. Then I can hear the modems negotiate. They burble a bit, appear
> to drop back to a previous burbling phase, burble some more, and then I
> get told "NO CARRIER".
> The machine is a Pentium 133, with the serial ports on the mother board.
> The modem is an external 56k.
> Is there anything obvious that I might be missing?
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