[rescue] Anyone ever use an LX for ppp?

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Thu Apr 3 22:09:32 CST 2003

Maybe a mismatch in flow control ????

Not sure how you do it in OpenBSD, but for initial modem communication
testing, make sure you have no flow control.  

Then setup the modem for hardware flow control, then the system for
hardware flow control....

(at least this is where I would start).

-- Curt

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>Subject: [rescue] Anyone ever use an LX for ppp?
>I have a Sparcstation LX running OpenBSD 3.0, which I'm trying to make
>into a dial-on-demand PPP box and pf/NAT firewall.  There's just one
>problem ....  it doesn't seem to want to talk to the modem.  There's
>some kind of communication problem.  If I send an ATZ to ttya or cuaa, I
>get the expected light pattern on the modem (a USR Courier V.Everything
>external), but the command never returns.
>Has anyone else run into any problems connecting a regular serial modem
>to an LX?  Is there anything I need to know?
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