NAME

modemtest - Tool to examining your modem through Perl's Device::SerialPort

SYNOPSIS

modemtest [OPTS] [DEVICE [BAUD [DATA [PARITY [STOP [FLOW]]]]]]

 DEVICE    Device to use as a serial port (default: "/dev/modem")
 BAUD      Serial speed to use            (default: 9600)
 DATA      Number of databits to use      (default: 8)
 PARITY    Type of parity to use          (default: "none")
 STOP      Number of stop bits to use     (default: 1)
 FLOW      Kind of flow control to use    (default: "none")

 -h, --help           Help report
     --skip-status    Skip modem status bit tests
     --hide-possible  Don't show all possible settings

DESCRIPTION

Some systems, serial ports, and modem behave in strange ways. To test the capabilities of Perl's Device::SerialPort, this tool queries the system settings for the given DEVICE, and attempts to set up the port and send the initialization string ``ATE1'' to the modem, reporting the results seen.

SEE ALSO

Device::SerialPort(3)

perl(1)

AUTHOR

Kees Cook <kees [at] outflux.net>.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright 2000-2004 by Kees Cook <kees [at] outflux.net>.

This program is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms ans Perl itself.