Solved

internal modem

Posted on 1999-01-20
5
371 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I have installed redhat linux 5.0. Everything is fine accept the modem will not dial out. I can see the modem with setserial and serialstat, but it will not dial? It is not a Win-modem. Please help
0
Comment
Question by:hpster
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:davidmwilliams
ID: 1632188
 Can you send commands to the modem using seeyon or minicom or some other terminal/serial communiations program?
Try performing the dial manually using ATDT perhaps, and see what sorts of codes or noises or messages you get back, from the modem.
0
 

Author Comment

by:hpster
ID: 1632189
Thanks for your input, When i use seyon or minicom, it initializes the modem but does not make any sound or give any message. Using ATD from the command line, it simply just gives me a prompt.

I still haven't figured it out.

0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:vx
ID: 1632190
The modem should respond to just AT with OK. If it doesn't something is seriously wrong. If it does, you can enable the speaker with ATM1. You can dial with ATD(T)<add your number here>.

I don't know if you already know this, so don't be offended if you do :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:hpster
ID: 1632191
I have finally solved the problem. Unfortunately the modem was bad. I got any older modem, plugged it in and it worked fine. Thanks for all of the tips as they were helpful in determining the bad modem

0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
vx earned 200 total points
ID: 1632192
Please have this question removed then, post a message in http://www.experts-exchange.com/topics/experts-exchange/

0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

I am a long time windows user and for me it is normal to have spaces in directory and file names. Changing to Linux I found myself frustrated when I moved my windows data over to my new Linux computer. The problem occurs when at the command line.…
Setting up Secure Ubuntu server on VMware 1.      Insert the Ubuntu Server distribution CD or attach the ISO of the CD which is in the “Datastore”. Note that it is important to install the x64 edition on servers, not the X86 editions. 2.      Power on th…
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question