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Fwd: Dialup Terminal Access

From: Isaac Wagner-Muns <>
Date: July 24, 2008 3:04:20 AM CDT
To: Martin Husemann <>
Subject: Re: Dialup Terminal Access

how would one go about configuring the modem? is there a way to tell the modem to listen for calls at boot or should i write a script to do it?

On Jul 24, 2008, at 2:50 AM, Martin Husemann wrote:

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 01:25:34AM -0500, Isaac Wagner-Muns wrote:
would anyone be able to point me to any reading materials that talk
about setting up a netbsd system as a dial in terminal server? most
things i've found seem to be talking about using PPP or SLIP, and i'm
just trying to run a simple shell server.

It's been a while since I last did that, but there is not much to it:
you configure the modem to answer, connect it, edit /etc/ttys to select
the proper speed for that port - and that's it.

If you need anything more fancy (like incoming faxes, autoselection of ppp calls and shell calls) replace getty for that line with (for example)
comms/mgetty from pkgsrc.


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