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Modem dial in to C878 console port

Hi All,

Wonder if you could give your opinion on the following please?

USR Sportster connected to console on a Cisco 878. The modem is configured for auto-answer and running at 115200 on the serial port. As the 878 doesn't actually have an AUX port - except what seems like a "virtual" AUX, I have set flow-control none on the console, tried setting the baud rate to 115200 etc.

Here's the config at the mo:

line con 0

password xxxxxx


modem enable

line aux 0

password xxxxx


modem InOut

modem autoconfigure type usr_sportster

transport input all

stopbits 1

speed 115200

When I dial the modem using hyperterm, it answers and connects. On the router I can see CTS and DSR are up, yet I get gobbledygook and wingdings on the terminal session and not the login prompt

do sh lin 1

Tty Typ Tx/Rx A Modem Roty AccO AccI Uses Noise Overruns Int

* 1 AUX 115200/115200- inout - - - 1 144 0/0 -

Line 1, Location: "", Type: ""

Length: 24 lines, Width: 80 columns

Baud rate (TX/RX) is 115200/115200, no parity, 1 stopbits, 8 databits

Status: Ready, Active, No Exit Banner, CTS Raised, Modem Configuring

Autoconfig Running

Capabilities: Modem Callout, Modem RI is CD, Modem Autoconfigure

Modem state: Ready

Modem hardware state: CTS* DSR* DTR RTS

Special Chars: Escape Hold Stop Start Disconnect Activation

^^x none - - none

Timeouts: Idle EXEC Idle Session Modem Answer Session Dispatch

00:10:00 never none not set

Idle Session Disconnect Warning


Login-sequence User Response


Autoselect Initial Wait

not set

Modem type is usr_sportster.

Session limit is not set.

Time since activation: never

Editing is enabled.

History is enabled, history size is 20.

DNS resolution in show commands is enabled

Full user help is disabled

Allowed input transports are telnet ssh.

Allowed output transports are telnet ssh.

Preferred transport is telnet.

No output characters are padded

No special data dispatching characters

Any ideas please?