From authors website..
"The latest development release is:
This version works better than the stable version for most people. If you are
using a LinModem, you must use this version."
You should upgrade this package from 0.9 to 0.9a-001114. I couldn't get it to
work right until I upgraded.
Other distros like Debian, Ubuntu, etc. have upgraded to 0.9A.
it's built in rawhide.