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FAX Modem Troubleshooting Notes

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Ubuntu

General Modem Information



Modem Troubleshooting Software

scanModem

Software that scans modem, identifies it, and gives instructions on how to configure it.


wget "http://132.68.73.235/linmodems/packages/scanModem.gz"
gunzip scanModem.gz
chmod +x scanModem
sudo ./scanModem
gedit Modem/ModemData.txt

wvdialconf

sudo apt-get install wvdial
sudo wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf
less /etc/wvdial.conf


setserial

setserial -g /dev/ttyS*



Finding the Device

dmesg

  • Look inside "/var/log/dmesg" after plugging in modem.
Device should start with "tty".
cat /var/log/dmesg | grep tty
ps -lax | grep getty


lsusb

  • List USB Devices