[network-admin] generates chat script with invalid modem init string

Bug #82381 reported by Alex Mauer
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Won't Fix
control-center (Ubuntu)
gnome-system-tools (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

network-admin creates a chatscript that contains the modem initialization string "AT&FH0M0" which is invalid. First, it is IMHO not good to initialize the modem back to factory defaults without prompting the user(&F). Second, if there is anything after the AT&F it needs to include the profile number first. That is, AT&F is valid (the modem assumes profile 0) but AT&FH0 is incorrect (because 'H' is not a valid parameter for &F)

Note that the last statement is not necessarily correct for all modems, but I believe it is for many, and it definitely is for mine. Further, all modems which support the AT command set should accept an AT&F0 -- that is, 'AT&F0H0M0' should be correct in more cases than 'AT&FH0M0'

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Emilio Pozuelo Monfort (pochu) wrote :

Changed package :)

Alex Mauer (hawke)
Changed in control-center:
status: Unconfirmed → Rejected
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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug. What version of Ubuntu do you use?

Changed in gnome-system-tools:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
status: Unconfirmed → Needs Info
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Alex Mauer (hawke) wrote :

This bug appears in Feisty.

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Alex Mauer (hawke) wrote :

info provided

Changed in gnome-system-tools:
status: Needs Info → Unconfirmed
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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

I don't know a lot about modem and have no configuration to work on that, I've forwarded the bug upstream though, they might have an opinion about it: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=402957

Otherwise somebody with a modem configuration should probably have a look at that

Changed in gnome-system-tools:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Changed in gst:
status: Unknown → Unconfirmed
Changed in gst:
importance: Unknown → Medium
Changed in gst:
status: New → Won't Fix
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