Dialing into a UNIX box via a modem
Posted on 1997-05-08
I am trying to setup up my UNIX box running HP-UX 9.07 for
dial-up connection using a modem. I currenly have a US Rob.
28.8 modem connected to serial port on the back of my box
via a "Smart Cable". I have successfully set up the modem
for dial-out. Meaning I have set up uucp, to down/upload email from a local ISP. I can also use cu successfully. But now I want to be able to dial-in to the UNIX box from a remote site. I know that there is a init-getty-login-shell
sequence, but I'm having trouble finding information on
editing my inittab and gettdefs files. I'm also having trouble trying to have my modem pick up the phone when I dial into it. I have flipped the DIP switch #5 on the modem,
to enable auto-answer, but it doesn't want to seem to answer
incoming calls still. But once it does, how does the OS know
to spawn the getty to start the login sequence?
Any help would be great,