[ILUG] Dial-up workstation
paul at clubi.ie
Tue Apr 6 02:05:01 IST 1999
On Sun, 4 Apr 1999, alan509 wrote:
I was wondering if someone could help me.
I have a redhat 5.1 box
with my modem linked as
I want to have the box as a dial up workstation
ie. shell account basically
I have tried a lot of readme sites but none have any info
If someone could give me some small info or an url
i would be most appreciative
Alan Mc Kernan
the linux side of things is easy, install uugetty and put this into
s2:35:respawn:/sbin/uugetty -d /etc/default/uugetty.ttyS1 ttyS1 38400 vt100
assuming your modem is on ttyS1 (dos: com2). if it's on com1, change
the ttS1 to ttS0.
and put the file i attached into /etc/default/uugetty.ttyS1 or
.ttyS0.. (but change the ttyS14 in my file to suit your com port!)
the biggest problem, IME, is modem incompatibilities which need hours
of tweaking and testing to hunt down failed handshaking or
if you have probs.. it'll be the modems. tweak the modem init string
in the ../default/uugetty.ttySx file.
if you can get that going, then next thing is ppp dial-up networking.
paul at clubi.ie http://hibernia.clubi.ie
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# sample uugetty configuration file for a Hayes compatible modem to allow
# incoming modem connections
# alternate lock file to check... if this lock file exists, then uugetty is
# restarted so that the modem is re-initialized
# line to initialize
# timeout to disconnect if idle...
# modem initialization string...
# format: <expect> <send> ... (chat sequence)
INIT="" ATZ1\r OK\r\n
CONNECT="" ATA\r CONNECT
# this line sets the time to delay before sending the login banner
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