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  1. #1

    modem init string from wvdial


    I am trying to create a command-line phone dialer to use in a php app.
    when using wvdialconf, it creates this wvdial.conf file:

    [Dialer Defaults]
    Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0
    Modem Type = Analog Modem
    Phone = 12345
    ISDN = 0
    Username = user
    Init1 = ATZ
    Password = pwd
    Modem = /dev/ttyS6
    Baud = 230400

    when I enter wvdial on the command prompt, it works. wvdial is for connecting to the internet. i want to establish a voice call, so wvdial has to hang up after dialing the number. it isn't build for that.

    My question is: How can I put together a init string i can send to the modem like this:

    $ echo [init string] > /dev/ttyS6

    if I only do: '$ echo ATDT123456 > /dev/ttyS6' nothing happens.
    if I send above int1 and init2 strings to the modem i get an error message: command x doesn't exist.

    I tried this with a UCOM nordic v90 and a U.S. robotics 56k external (serial) modem.

  2. #2


    I got it working with a kermit-script:

    #!/usr/local/bin/kermit +
    SET LINE /dev/ttyS6
    DIAL 0123456789;
    END 0

    install the package ckermit.
    save this script in a text file and run it ($ kermit filename)

    any better / faster solutions?

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