[Techtalk] External 56k modem

Terri Oda terri at zone12.com
Sun Jun 29 21:35:33 EST 2003

On Sun, Jun 29, 2003 at 07:51:12PM -0500, Staci wrote:
> I got the serial modem, I've got the kernel-drivers built-in, it dials, it answers, it handshakes...and chokes.
> 45 seconds or so after it goes quiet, it just disconnects.
> But I know I have the authentication protocol right, and my friend said he had the modem working before so it
> shouldn't be the hardware, and I even had someone else double-check and make sure I had the drivers.
> Does anyone have any ideas what to try next?

What's in your messages log (/var/log/messages) when it dials and
disconnects?  I saw something similar with a missing kernel bit that I could
have sworn I'd checked before I recompiled, but apparently not...  I can't
remember what it was that time, but a quick read of the msglog made it easy
to find and set.


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