struggling with hylafax installation
freebsd at newgalaxy.net
Sun Feb 8 12:53:52 PST 2004
Alex Teslik wrote:
> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: Jeff Gardner <freebsd at newgalaxy.net>
> To: Alex Teslik <alex at acatysmoof.com>
> Cc: list-freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 01:00:37 -0500
> Subject: Re: struggling with hylafax installation
>>Alex Teslik wrote:
>>>Oy, the second post to questions in the same day :(
>>>So, I bought new modem and got it "working", but only kind of - the modem is
>>>not echoing commands back to the 'cu' or 'ppp' terminals. It is a USRobotics
>>>5610B 56K Pro Modem. It is not winmodem and the system put it on sio2.
>>Is this an internal or external modem?
> dmesg | grep 'sio[0-9]':
> sio0: configured irq 2 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0x20
> sio0: <3COM PCI FaxModem> port 0xe000-0xe007 irq 2 at device 10.0 on pci0
> sio0: moving to sio2
> sio2: type 16550A
> sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on isa0
> sio0: type 16550A
> sio1 at port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3 on isa0
> sio1: type 16550A
>>>I made all the devices in /dev eventhough they already existed.
>>>I added a direct line to the modem in /etc/remote like:
>>>I can connect to the modem like:
>>>cu -l /dev/cuaa2
>>>ppp (then 'term')
>>>I can type commands and see them. I type ATDT1234567 and the modem picks up
>>>and dials. So I know it hears and understands me. But it never echoes back
>>>result information. I never see an "OK" or anything from the modem in the
>>So you get nothing when you type 'AT' followed by enter with nothing else?
>>>The problem is that HylaFAX relies on these echo results to control its
>>>communication with the modem. It is looking for those "OK"s. Does anyone have
>>>any ideas on how to get the "OK"s working? I have gone through all of the AT
>>>commands USR documents and I can't get anything. Is this a problem with 'cu'
>>>or 'ppp' or 'tip'? The results are obviously going somewhere, but I don't know
>>And this makes me ask my first question. Is this internal or external?
>>>The AT command set for this modem is documented (USR issues the same document
>>>for all their modems - this is an online version from another model instead of
>>>a PDF version that is posted with my specific model, but they are the
> same) here:
>>>This should turn on all echos (but does not):
>>>ATQ0 E1 F0
>>These should at least get the result codes you need. Maybe try an at&f1
>>which is Load Factory 1, HW FC and see if that gets the OK working. The
>>only thing I could do to mine to turn of the OK is Q1.
> Nothing with at&f1 or any of the factory settings. Do you have this modem? Are
> you willing to share the steps you took to get it working properly?
> uname -a:
> FreeBSD xxx.xxx.xxx 4.8-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE #6: Sat Feb 7 16:57:02
> PST 2004 alex at xxx.xxx.xxx:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/DUALP3-4_8_0-RELEASE i386
sio0: configured irq 17 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio0: port may not be enabled
sio0: <3COM PCI FaxModem> port 0xb400-0xb407 irq 17 at device 2.0 on pci2
sio0: moving to sio4
sio4: type 16550A
FreeBSD genesis.at.home 5.2-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #15: Wed Feb 4
23:09:22 EST 2004 root at genesis.at.home:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/CUSTOM i386
All I did is plug mine into a PCI slot and used the cu command you
mentioned above and it simply worked. Before that I used it with ppp
for dialup before I got my ISDN line. Maybe your modem is bad?
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