[Nottingham] Linux FAX a complete mess!

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Wed Jan 30 19:23:56 GMT 2008

Michael Erskine wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 January 2008 15:03:49 Martin wrote:
>> I've been wasting a lot of time trying to get a laptop to be able to
>> send and receive faxes. Should be easy enough but...
> Whoooaa now fella! 
> What you're describing is a long chain of responsibility: one step at a time 
> eh?
> Let's start with the modem - sounds dodgy to me; laptop modems can be rather 
> cheap and nasty. Have you previously and successfully used this modem with 
> this kernel? Can you make it dial with minicom?

Yep. It now sends out faxes fine.

However, upon receiving a fax, all I get is a blank TIFF file...


So... Any magic AT strings for initialising the SmartLink soft modem?...

I'm trying to use eFax with it...


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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