Re: [TECH] Modem-to-Modem wire connection

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Fri Apr 21 2000 - 20:22:39 CEST

On Fri, Apr 21, 2000 at 09:50:25AM -0400, Peter Sin nicely wrote:
> Michele,
> Thanks a lot for mulinux. It is great fun!
> I have made the direct modem-modem connection
> before (when I had no null modem cable handy).
> When the physincal connection is in place open the
> communications programs on both machines
> and set them to echo your input by typing ATE1
> into the terminals. Also check that both
> modems have the same settings (speed, flow control etc.)
> Then on one machine type ATA
> and on the other type ATD. You should hear the
> modems connecting.
> I just tested this on my two machines and it seems to work.

Please, Peter: explain me better. What kind of cable you used ?
The standard one?

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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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