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GEOS.INI: [modem]

The [modem] category of the GEOS.INI file defines the modems available on the system. Each modem will also have its own category, starting with the default "My Modem."

numberOfModems = <number>
The number of modems installed

modems = {}
modems = {
My Modem

[My Modem]
Description of a named modem. Possible keys:

baudRate = <number>
Primary baud rate to use in talking to the modem. Usually the highest rate the modem supports.

parity = <none|even|odd|mark|space>
Preferred parity

wordLength = <number>
Preferred word length (5, 6, 7, or 8 bits)

stopBits = <number>
Preferred number of stop bits (1, 1.5, or 2)

handshake = <hardware|software>
Preferred flow-control mechanism. Can be either or both or none.

stopLocal = <dsr|dcd|cts>
If hardware handshaking, these are the signals whose absence should cause our serial driver to stop sending.

stopRemote = <dtr|rts>
If hardware handshaking, these are the signals we can drop to cause the other side to stop sending.

toneDial = <true|false>
Use tones or pulses when dialing.

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Last Modified 5 Mar 1999