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Old 01-05-2005, 09:42 AM   #1
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Question Script to dial a number?


I'm trying to find a script that will simply dial a phone number, and check to see if there is a modem answer. I don't need to establish PPP or anything.

Any idea how I would best interface with my modem to script this?

Here's my /etc/wvdial.conf

; Phone = <Target Phone Number>
; Username = <Your Login Name>
; Password = <Your Password>

[Dialer Defaults]
Modem = /dev/ttyS0
Baud = 115200
Init1 = ATZ
Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0
ISDN = 0
Modem Type = Analog Modem

Someone suggested a dialer script that uses "chat", but I can't seem to get it to communicate with my modem. It just hangs on the +++ATZ. Never get an OK.

I have tried the qpage package just to test my modem, and it works fine. I can dial and get connected to an SMS provideder.

Old 01-05-2005, 11:17 AM   #2
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That sounds more like a error of some sort, you may want to review your logs.

Otherwise try ppp-up
Old 01-05-2005, 01:08 PM   #3
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so you basically want a wardialer? I thought they weren't of much use anymore.
Here's one written in C, you just have to compile it:


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