Re: Modem question
In article <cistron.19990210133108.A555@gmx.net>,
Michael Meskes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I'm sitting behind a telephone system that requires me to dial a 0 just to
>get a normal dialtone. Thus ppp refuses to work. I tried removing the ABORT
>NO DIALTONE line in the setup but that doesn't work either. It seems
>pppconfig doesn't handle or ask for this at all.
>Could anyone please tell me how to configure this setup?
Use the following dial string:
This sets the modem to X1 (ignore dialtone) 0, (dial 0 and wait 1 sec)
and then ;X4D NUMBER (command mode X4 - check dialtone D NUMBER - dial)
Indifference will certainly be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?