Modem Hangup

George Patterson george at visp.com.au
Tue Dec 3 11:43:02 CST 2002


On Tue, 3 Dec 2002 10:31:48 +1030
George Patterson <george at visp.com.au> wrote:

> On Mon, 2 Dec 2002 22:06:36 +1030
> David Lloyd <lloy0076 at adam.com.au> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Paul,
> > 
> > > > usually when low traffic but I cannot find some way to configure
> > > > this. I don't know if it is being hung-up by my system or
> > > > something else is causing it to drop the line, any pointers
> > > > greatly appreciated.(56K V90 KTX modem on a serial port, standard
> > > > stuff)
> > 
> > In addition to what Brian said:
> > 
> > 1) check if there's a "drop this connection if idle" setting
> >  - if there is then it could account for it dropping out when you've
> > gone quiet
> >  - last time I looked it doesn't have a default but it might
> > 
> > 2) check if call waiting is on
> >  - check the white pages; there's a way to turn it off temporarily and
> >  I think it's *44restofnumber
> > 
> > Also, it could just be your ISP, but I suspect it's *not* :-)
> > 
> > 
> Paul, 
> 
> Your ISP should be able to tell you if it is your end dropping the
> connection or something else.
> 
> The prefix to turn off call waiting is in the frount of the phone book
> on page 18.. :-P
> 
> Okay, i'll tell you. The prefix is #43# to turn off  call waiting.
> 
> 
> George
> 
Oops... reading a bit further down the page... under "Call waiting supression -Internet Callers...".. is The #44 prefix as David said..

George

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