modem usrobotics 5637

John Heinen hensandpat at
Sat Oct 18 02:24:21 UTC 2008

Nils Kassube wrote:
> John Heinen wrote:
>> Cannot make a connection when I query modem, the responce is "modem
>> busy"  Even when I disconnect the modem,  the same responce, "modem
>> busy"  The operating program is linux mint #4 ???
> I remember you posted a similar question several times on the Kubuntu list
> while you were using Suse and Fedora. I think you even tried Kubuntu as
> well and I gave you some detailed instruction how to use wvdial with your
> modem [1]. However, you never told us if you succeded and you didn't tell
> us about further problems either. Now you are using yet another Linux
> version and asking the same question again on a list which isn't related
> to your distribution. That seems a bit strange to me.
> Anyway, can you please tell us _how_ you query the modem or _how_ you
> disconnect the modem and where you see the "modem busy" message.
> Nils
> [1] <>
Forget to mention, I disconnect the phone line to the modem, but left 
the modem plugged in though. John

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