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Re: Does agetty work with a modem
The script autoans.sh get called without the space after -e. That's not a
I did look at the man info and all the file that came with agetty. There is
very little about getting it to work with a modem. They don't have
information about setting the modem to auto answer. The script I listed in
the inittab file (autoans.sh) was my script. I could not get it to set the
modem to auto answer.
"Elfyn McBratney" <elfyn-cygwin at exposure dot org dot uk> wrote in message
news:003501c2d879$2fa1a3c0$775f4e51 at webdev dot dot dot
> > Can anyone help me get agetty working? I need to set up Cygwin to
> > modem call with agetty. Here are a few questions I have. I would
> > appreciate some help because I cannot find much information about agetty
> > Cygwin.
> > 1. How do I set the modem to auto answer. Can I do this in a shell
> > using the agetty -e option to execute a command? I tried "echo ATS0=1 >
> > /dev/ttys2" but it doesnt work. I am using COM3.
> > 2. It looks like agetty immediately opens the com port and attempts to
> > a login name from it. Does this mean that it expects the modem to be
> > connected with it executes. There doesnt seem to be any code in agetty
> > wait for a modem to answer. Do I need to wait for the modem to connect
> > using the -e command option?
> > My inittab file has the following line
> > S3:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -8 -N -1 -h -t60 -e/bin/autoans.sh 9600
> Should be -e /bin/autoans.sh (should have a space after no?). Take a look
> the man page (`man 8 agetty') and the documentation
> Which should help you :-)
> Elfyn McBratney
> elfyn at exposure dot org dot uk
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