• Subject: Re: Faxsimile
  • From: "William Corbett" <corbett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 12:24:44 -0800
  • Importance: Normal

I'm using Fax/400 and am having no problems with the *HOLD problem you've

I'd check the CL overrides in the spoolfile-creation program and the OUTQ
you're generating the splf into.  I've set up a "special" FAX400Q with no
print writer to generate fax400 spool files into.  Otherwise, you'd have to
generate the spoolfile on HOLD, to keep the print writer from "grabbing" it
before fax400 does.  When I originally set up fax400, I had this problem,
the print writer would grab it between the close of the spool file and the
sbmfax command....theoretically fractions of a second, but it still
The only problem I ever have with fax400 is when the operations staff brings
down all subsystems for backups.  When they restart it, the status update
program occasionally doesn't get started up correctly, so I've got over a
hundred faxes "SENDING".


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