Modem Hangup

Daryl Tester Daryl.Tester at
Tue Dec 3 20:47:15 CST 2002

davidn at wrote:

> When you hang up while a call is waiting,
> your line immediately starts to ring, so if your *don't* get a ring
> signal immediately after your modem hangs up it's fairly safe to assume
> the dropout was *not* caused by call waiting.

Except where the modem does not drop out immediately, which is the
case sometimes.  This occurs when the tone has forced the modem to
retrain, and the retrain has been unsuccessful.  By the time the
modem has disconnected, the caller has hung up.

  Daryl Tester,  Software Wrangler and Bit Herder, IOCANE Pty. Ltd.

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