Bug 12297 - Proposed default Dial String change from ATDT to ATX3DT
Proposed default Dial String change from ATDT to ATX3DT
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: wvdial (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2000-06-15 07:12 EDT by Jules Stuifbergen
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-08 10:56:30 EDT
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Description Jules Stuifbergen 2000-06-15 07:12:43 EDT
What I heard from Federico, the manager if Red Hat Milan, the default
dial command (ATDT) doesn't work everywhere in Italy. Replacing
ATDT by ATX3DT will work everywhere in Italy, and anywhere else in the
world as well. It might be worth changing this (at least for the Italian
version).

Jules
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-07-27 17:19:55 EDT
The X3 disables checking for a dial tone before dialing, which is undesirable.
Comment 2 Jules Stuifbergen 2000-07-27 17:26:21 EDT
Yes. In Italy, the default dial-tone is not recognized, so they have to use this
feature.
It would be nice to document this somewhere, or add a feature to disable
dial-tone
checking.
I mean: nice from a user-perspective, not from a programmer's perspective ;-)
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2000-08-01 09:53:47 EDT
This must just be for some modems though, right?  Or are there no modems that
can recognise an Italian dial-tone? (!)
Comment 4 Jules Stuifbergen 2000-08-01 10:25:34 EDT
I'm not sure. Contact federico@redhat.com for more details.
Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2000-08-04 06:18:07 EDT
I wonder if putting 'AT+NCnn' would help for the internationalized
distributions.  So for example, AT+NC8 for Italy.
Comment 6 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-09-12 15:19:50 EDT
The +NC command appears to be non-standard -- if it isn't supported by all
modems, it 's not going to help.
Comment 7 Pekka Savola 2000-12-28 15:53:31 EST
FWIW, ATX3 must be used in Finland very,very often too. 
Comment 8 Harald Hoyer 2005-07-08 10:56:30 EDT
this can be configured in redhat/system-config-network as an init string

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