right on glad to hear someone has this program working as i am sort of lost mgetty starts ok i think as i get this in my ps -aux

root 487 0.0 1.2 1048 704 ?? S 2:34PM 0:00.03 /usr/local/sbin/mgetty cuaa1
root 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 ?? DLs 7:58AM 0:00.00 (swapper)
[Sun Aug 31] 02:34 PM [0]

but i want to use vgetty and all the docs talk about /etc/inittab i do not think this file exists in freebsd so where do i make my changes so that vgetty starts instead of mgetty

also my log file for mgetty.cuaa1 has some problems with my modem mabey you can help me with that too.

i use freebsd 4.8 and a usr 3com pci modem
this is what bsd sees for a dmseg
sio0: <3COM PCI FaxModem> port 0x6c00-0x6c07 irq 9 at device 15.0 on pci0
sio0: moving to sio4
sio4: type 16550A

this is my mgetty log mabey i should turn up my debug settings however i really hate to reboot my system
Is there a way to reset mgetty vgetty without rebooting as my isp changes ipaddress alot which causes my lots of dns greif and missed emails and web hit etc etc etc

08/31 15:09:19 aa1 mgetty: experimental test release 1.1.30-Dec16 08/31 15:09:19 aa1 check for lockfiles 08/31 15:09:19 aa1 locking the line 08/31 15:09:22 aa1 WARNING: DSR is off - modem turned off or bad cable? 08/31 15:09:22 aa1 lowering DTR to reset Modem 08/31 15:09:23 aa1 send: ATS0=0Q0&D3&C1[0d] 08/31 15:09:23 aa1 waiting for ``OK'' 08/31 15:09:43 aa1 timeout in chat script, waiting for `OK' 08/31 15:09:43 aa1 init chat timed out, trying force-init-chat 08/31 15:09:43 aa1 send: \d[10][03]\d\d\d+++\d\d\d[0d]\dATQ0V1H0[0d] 08/31 15:09:47 aa1 waiting for ``OK'' 08/31 15:10:07 aa1 timeout in chat script, waiting for `OK' 08/31 15:10:07 aa1 init chat failed, exiting...: Interrupted system call 08/31 15:10:07 ##### failed in mg_init_data, dev=cuaa1, pid=572

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