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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)

It is indeed a sportster.. If you could remember the init string or tell
me where to look it up, I would be eternally grateful.

Jeffrey Rolland

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