[plug] OT: nokia data cable
Benjamin J Keith
bjkeith at it.net.au
Mon Jan 8 12:06:01 WST 2007
I'd forgotten about the mgetty-voice thing, thanks for the reminder :)
On Mon, 8 Jan 2007, Matt Kemner wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Jan 2007, quoth Benjamin J Keith:
>> Of course you may also want to send an alert if the internet link is down.
>> Kudos to the person who can come up with way to send a message, not
>> necessarily sms, between the 56k modem and the mobile. Any ideas?
> When "voice modems" first became popular, I used mgetty+voice to ring my
> mobile, and play a sound file letting me know what the problem was.
> Nowadays I use a wavecomm GSM modem to send SMS - it uses basic AT
> commands and there are several Linux packages that will talk to it.
> (I use smstools)
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