[SATLUG] Reset a modem in RHEL

Geoff w5omr at att.net
Mon Feb 27 19:47:00 CST 2012

On 2/27/2012 5:38 PM, R P Herrold wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Feb 2012, Peter Cross wrote:
>> Guys working with a client and were trying to reset a tty modem in 
>> RHEL six and can't remember the command. In AIX it's pdisable/penable 
>> but for the life of me I can't find it in RH's literature. Any kind 
>> words?
> +ATZ   is the serial command to send.  Additional ones exist
> that vary by modem firmware implementation
> One may use 'minicom' to connect to the modem
> -- Russ herrold
>     (who still runs some PPP dialup link every day)

ATZ(x) to the modem brings it back to whatever is stored in the 
Non-Volitile memory, at position 'x'. Most modems I remember dealing 
with usually only had 2 different profile places to store info.
(to the best of my recollection - quit using modems in about 1996)

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