[Nottingham] HylaFax

Matt Jones msjones at fidler.co.uk
Wed Oct 22 09:21:29 UTC 2008

Yep the modem is connected as /dev/ttyS0 and is all hooked up to the serial
port. When using minicom I can initialize the modem and dial an outside

What do you mean by reverse the polarity of my phone line connection?

I have searched the web and followed many tutorials. But the end it always
the same. I can fax to the queue but the modem status just keeps saying the
same; waiting for modem to come ready.



On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Martin <martin at ml1.co.uk> wrote:

> Matt Jones wrote:
> > Hi Martin,
> >
> > Thanks for the reply.
> >
> > Yup all works with the modem. I am just having one constant message from
> > hylafax saying "waiting for modem to come free".
> Are you using the device "/dev/ttyS0" ? (Or whichever com port your
> modem appears on...)
> Not to be confused with any mice!
> Have you got your serial terminal disconnected from it?
> Do you need to specify any start-up AT commands to initialise the modem?
> Do you need to reverse the polarity of the phone line connection?
> Do you need the phone line plugged in?!
> Good luck,
> Martin
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