Sparc1(Solaris2.3) USR sportster problem

Sparc1(Solaris2.3) USR sportster problem

Post by The Cat's Me » Sun, 28 Aug 1994 16:25:17



Hi, I have a problem with my sparc. Following is as complete a
discription as I can give. If you need any more information, feel free
to mail me.I hope someone can help me on this one...
Thanx.

System: Sparc1
OS: Solaris 2.3
Modem: US Robotics Sportster 14,400 faxmodem. Connected over serial port
Problem: Modem picks up, but then doesnt dial.

I have set the two eeprom commands -

eeprom ttya-ignore-cd=true
eeprom ttya-rts-dtr-off=true

#pmadm -l

PMTAG           PMTYPE          SVCTAG          FLGS ID         <PMSPECIFIC>
zsmon           ttymon          ttyb            u       root    /dev/term/b I -
/usr/bin/login - 9600 ldterm,ttcompat ttyb login:  -tvi925 y  #

(ie. nthing set for ttya)

OK, I have done a lot of setting up various files, and the setups look
like this.

---
/etc/uucp/Devices
The bottom lines now read

ACU cua/a - ANY usrv32-nec \D
Direct cua/b - Any direct

---
/etc/uucp/Dialers
No change, but the dip switches on the modem are set correctly.

---
/etc/uucp/Systems
The following line was added

netcom Any ACU 9600 9855650 "" P_ZERO

---
/etc/remote
The following lines were added or altered

netcom:pn=9855650:tc=UNIX-9600:

UNIX-9600:\

dialfast:\
        :dv=/dev/cua/a:

---
Those are the setups. I try and dial, the modem SEEMS to pick up, but
then does not dial. There ARE _some_ signals _definitely_ getting
through. I have a working modem link from a mac. The setups of my
system are as follows.

Wall Jack           Sparc Modem      Mac Modem         Phone
  |                     | |            | |               |
  +---------------------+ +------------+ +---------------+

So, I have the connection active from the Mac. When I try and call up
from the sparc, the mac connection dies. Thus, the sparc modem is
TRYING to work, and is doing SOMETHING.

---
output looks like this. First from cu then from tip.

#cu -d netcom

conn(netcom)
Trying entry from '/etc/uucp/Systems' - device type ACU.
Device type ACU wanted
Trying device entry 'cua/a' from '/etc/uucp/Devices'.
processdev: calling setdevcfg(cu, ACU)
fd_mklock: ok
fixline(9, 9600)
gdial(usrv32-nec) called
Trying caller script 'usrv32-nec' from '/etc/uucp/Dialers'.
expect: ("")
got it
sendthem (DELAY
APAUSE
TE1V1X1Q0S2=255S12=255&A0&H1&M0&B0^M<NO CR>)
expect: (OK^M)
^M^JOK^Mgot it
sendthem (ECHO CHECK ON
A^JATTDDTT99885555665500^M^M<NO CR>)
expect: (CONNECT)
timed out

CHAT gdial(usrv32-nec) FAILED
set interface UNIX
getto ret -1
Call Failed: CALLER SCRIPT FAILED
Connect Failed: CALLER SCRIPT FAILED
call cleanup(1)
call _mode(0)

and the output from tip is:

# tip netcom

dialing...call failed
[EOT]

#

 
 
 

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Dear all,

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I have tried to use the X11R6.3 X-server but that does not work at
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I wonder:
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Thanks!

David Tax

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Pattern Recognition Group                                Lorentzweg 1
Faculty of Applied Sciences                          NL-2628 CJ Delft
Www: http://www.ph.tn.tudelft.nl/                     The Netherlands

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