glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 13 01:29:43 UTC 2010
On 10/12/2010 06:16 PM, Linda wrote:
> I have a modem set up I use at work where I dial in so I can fix things
> on the network from home. All machines have 8.04.4 LTS, the dialing
> machine uses kermit and the answering machine uses mgetty. The last few
> weeks I have been having trouble with incredibly slow file transfer
> speeds. If I have them shut off the modem and turn it back on the
> transfer speed is back to normal. We changed to a new fax machine which
> shares the line during the same time period.
> My thoughts are if the new fax were causing the problem, shutting off
> the modem and turning it back on should not change the situation. Yet
> the timing leaves me wondering.
> So do you think the external modem I am calling into is dying or should
> I be looking into other possibilities?
The fax is probably issuing commands to the modem to set the baud rate
to it's speed & the modem is not getting set back after the fax uses it.
Check the AT commands & status.
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