The use of mgetty+sendfax is based on lpr and sendfax. The printcap file needs to describe where a fax holds it's faxfiles, but that is for later. Let's start simple.
In the directory /etc/mgetty or /etc/mgetty+sendfax are the following configuration files:
Faxheader contains the string on the top of a fax sheet. Change to your liking (watch out! the first line needs to be empty):
FAX FROM: Made IT TO: @T@ PAGE: @P@ OF @M@
mgetty needs to be compiled with AutoPPP so login.conf configuration should look like this:
* - - /bin/login @
The faxrunq.config file contains information for the faxrunq program. A basic setup could look like this:
The mgetty configuration file. Modem definitions and init strings can be found here. A basic setup might look like this:
The sendfax configuration file. Default configuration:
A test might look like this. First we convert the PostScript file to G3 format:
Now create a printcap entry and restart lpd:
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