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Re: Problems with Dial-up on Old World Mac

Jeffrey Rolland wrote:
> Hello, all!
> I have a Power Macintosh 7500 running Debian Sarge. I have a US  
> Robotics 56.6K modem.
> When I try to dial up, Debian gets the modem to dial, and the modem  
> negotiates a connection, but then the remote computer can't hear  
> anything Debian says, and Debian can't hear anything the remote  
> computer says. I have tested with KPPP and C-Kermit, and on two  
> different PAP authenticating ISPs and on two BBS - same thing.
> Using the same computer and modem with Mac OS 8.6, I am able to log  
> into both the ISPs and the BBSs. Thus, I don't believe the problem is  
> the modem.
> On a possibly related note, I am unable to detect an Apple  
> Laserwriter 4/600 PS I have hooked up via ethernet, an ethernet  
> switch, and an AsanteTalk ethertalk-to-localtalk bridge. Again, it  
> prints just fine from the same computer running Mac OS 8.6 and from  
> an iBook G3 running OS 10.4.8 hooked up the the ethernet switch.  
> Thus, I don't believe the problem is the AsanteTalk bridge.

If this USR is a sportster, that is an init string that you need to give it
or you will run into problems like this.  I don't remember what it was off
the top of my head, but it is the modem (according to past experiences with
USR modems)

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