[Scottish] Modem autoanswer

Colin McKinnon scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Thu Apr 17 08:56:01 2003

Janice wrote:

>Apparently the configuration file for minicom is not there.
>In kppp Terminal I entered
>as advised (and also some other variations, including AT &F which is supposed 
>to restore the factory defaults i.e. S0=0)
>But as soon as I exit kppp terminal the modem autoanswers again.
>When I type AT &V to display the active configuration of the modem it shows:
>AutoAnswerRing#	0	S0=0
>I haven't a clue where to look in kppp to see if the S0 register is being 
Me neither but I love a challenge! Have you checked that it is the modem 
which is auto-answering - i.e. you're not running (e.g.) mgetty on the 
serial line? (Check in /etc/inittab for a line containing /dev/modem or 

>The xconsole often shows the line:
>linux logger: Warning: weird character in interface 'ppp*' ( No aliases, : , 
>! , or *)