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Re: Problems with Dial-up on Old World Mac

jrolland@wiremail.org wrote:
> > Here is the string I used on a 56k sportster at work:
> > AT&F&C1&D2S11=50&B1
> >
> > I believe &B1 is the part that makes it work for me.  S11=50 makes the
> > modem
> > dial as fast as it can.  You may not want this especially if your phone co
> > can't handle it.
> >
> > You should verify the commands with the manual before blindly using the
> > one
> > I gave you.
> IT WORKED!! (Well, sorta ...)
> I couldn't find my manual (only the manual for an old SupraExpress), so I
> had to try your init string "blindly".
> AT&F&B1 didn't work, so I tried AT&F&C1&D2&B1 - and IT WORKED!

USR modems have some non-standard commands.  I don't think (IIRC) that &B
works on most modems.

> Unfortunately, my "system adminstrator" (the guy at the Linux Users' Group
> who helped me set up my system) has my Debian box set up as a DHCP (sp?)
> server (so that I can log into my Debian box from my iBook using the
> "Connect to Server" in the Finder) so I wan't immediately able to use the
> connection (at least, I believe the DHCP server settings were the
> problem). I'll have to contact the "system administrator" about what to do
> now, but it definitely did log into my ISP.

Glad it worked for you.  I think I tried a few things and that was the only
thing that worked for me (&B1 that is).

> I could kiss you, WW! Thanks so much!

Lets not go there =)

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