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RE: "Communicating" with modems...

Hello Arthur,
I had read something about C-Kermit (at die.com???) and thought it may work for me but wanted to consult with the list community before doing anything.
Thanks for taking the time to respond.

> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> From: arthur.marsh@internode.on.net
> Subject: Re: "Communicating" with modems...
> Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 02:53:57 +0930
> Dov Oxenberg wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > In the Linux world, what tool do I use to communicate with an installed 
> > modem?
> > I am trying to troubleshoot a problem sending faxes and want to 
> > eliminate the possibility it is the modem hardware.
> > There is an eight port Rocket modem or something like that installed on 
> > this box running Hylafax.
> > I would like to "connect" to each modem and test the send capability.
> > If you know of any commands I could use to test with that would be very 
> > helpful too :-)
> > Cheers!
> I use C-Kermit (available as Debian package ckermit or use checkinstall 
> to build from the source available at 
> ftp://ftp.columbia.edu/kermit/test/tar). Also look at 
> http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/ for more details.
> It is very easy to set up scripts to run as cron jobs to reset modems, 
> and excellent support is available from the authors and users in the 
> newsgroup comp.protocols.kermit.misc
> Arthur.
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