[clug] Configuring a modem to answer

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Sun Nov 7 05:01:33 GMT 2004

On Sat, 06 Nov 2004 18:26:57 +1100 Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
> I have a modem which I have configured on a spare phone line to answer 
> and do the mgetty / ppp thing. When I ring the modem from a test 
> machine, I can hear it answer, but there is this consistent beeping over 
> the top about once a second, for about 20 - 30 seconds, and the 
> handshake fails.
> I assume that I need to put the modem which is answering (a v.90 modem 
> if that matters) into funky ISP answer mode.

>From memory (and mine is gettin worse :-)) mgetty has an option in the
config file to tell it to answer the phone.

Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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