Modem settings will only appear if the selected modem supports the feature. Changing
a setting may stop the modem from operating in a correct manner until the settings
The ``Modem Settings'' screen contains the standard modem settings. The ``Advanced Modem Settings'' screen is
accessible from the Advanced... button on the ``Modem Settings'' screen.
The settings available from the ``Modem Settings'' screen:
The settings available from the ``Advanced Modem Settings'' screen:
Some modems (mainly ISDN) support more than one on the wire protocol.
The options are vendor specific.
Controls when the speaker is active. The options are during dialing, dialing and setup, or on
The options are low, medium and high.
The options are hardware, software or none. It is advised to leave this on hardware unless the
modem vendor states otherwise.
Modem to modem compression.
Modem to modem error control. The options are forced, cellular, cellular forced.
Modem to modem speed negotiation.
Number of rings before an incoming call is answered.
Number of seconds before an inactive connection is dropped. The default is 0 (off).
Call Setup Fail Timeout
Number of seconds to allow for modem to modem setup before the connection is declared as a failure. The default is 0 (off).
Tone or pulse dialing.
Dialing blind allows the modem to dial the other phone number without waiting for a dial tone.
Phone line modulation protocols. The options are CCITT, BELL and CCITT V23.
To set modem settings:
Select the modem.
Modem Settings Modem....
Change the modem settings.
Click on OK to commit the changes. The defaults for the modem can be
restored by clicking on Defaults.
You can also reach the Modem Settings screen by clicking on
Click on Configure modem.
Changing settings even on a certified modem may render the modem temporarily
inoperable. Changing the settings may also make negotiations with the other
modems fail as the modem is less flexible. The phone line conditions will
affect what settings work. Set them
appropriately for the line type supplied by your telecommunications company.
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004