Cannot get modem connection to CPC after CPC replaced.
No connection to modem off CPC
AIX 4.1.4, Cluster Power Controller (CPC)
Customer was having problems with the CPC. The CPC was
looked at by hw support and replaced. Now there is no
login prompt after connecting to the modem attached to the
There is no problem when the modem is attached to S2 as
opposed to the CPC. The CPC tty (tty1) has a getty running.
It is likely that the CPC setting for enabling a modem
connection was not set after replacement. Caller was not at
the CPC but at a remote site.
. Explained that we need to adjust some settings in the CPC
menus, since the CPC was replaced. We need to be on the tty
attached directly to the CPC, and then press ctrl-T to get
to the CPC menu.
. 1 - From Main Menu, select '(1) Modem'.
2 - From Modem Menu, select '(0) Miscellaneous Parameters'.
3 - Select '(0) Enable/Disable Modem Connection' to toggle
between enabled and disabled; this should be set to
4 - Select '(1) Change Modem Init String' to set the
initialization string needed by their modem.
5 - Exit back to Main Menu.
6 - Select '(0) TTY'
7 - Select '(3) Set Configuration'
8 - Select '(4) Save CPC Configuration to FLASH'
. After all of these changes, and power cycling the modem on
the system end, customer was able to get his connection
Support Line: Cannot get modem connection to CPC after CPC replaced. ITEM: BW9501L
Dated: June 1997 Category: N/A
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