Subject: Re: answering machine
To: <>
From: Jeff Quast <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/21/2007 15:52:48
On 9/18/07, <> wrote:
> > That is part of this pkg, IIRC:
> > pkgsrc/comms/mgetty+sendfax
> > That is what I used back in analog days (with ISDN phone lines, things are
> > a bit different)
> > Martin
> Yes! The original poster was looking for mp3, and my memory says I think
> the audio from the Rockwell chips was some sort of lower quality ADPCM...
> So the OP would need to write a script to take the voice mails / messages
> and run them thru Sox or similiar, then mail em. But it would work, and
> the modems should be free these days.
> I always wanted to mess with the fax features of the modem, and see if I
> could get the fax to get about halfway thru, then keep sending
> error - retry commands to keep fax spammers on the line for days at a
> time. A tarpit for fax spammers. Never got around to that one, and I think
> fax machines will give up after a certain number of errors.
>                                - Ethan

fax greylisting would be interesting :)