Update from OpenMoko

Thomas Wood thomas at openedhand.com
Wed Oct 3 15:21:56 CEST 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 09:27 +0100, Thomas Wood wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-10-01 at 19:28 -0400, openmoko at tonymorelli.com wrote:
> > Will I be able to use GTA02 as a phone?  Or will I still be required to
> > have the neo plugged in via usb tied to a computer and ssh in, and face
> > east while standing on one leg to make a phone call?
> > 
> > More direct question: What state will the software be in when the GTA02
> > ships? (Not that I will buy a GTA02, I am just wondering when I can use my
> > GTA01)
> If you're using the latest OpenMoko software (i.e. in the last week or
> so), you should find it is becoming a lot more usable. There are quite a
> number of patches to gsmd being applied in OpenEmbedded which means it
> appears to be a lot more stable, which in turn means making calls is a
> lot more reliable. We've been using two Neo1973s to call each other
> multiple times in the last week without any fiddling on the command
> line.
> Of course, battery life is a separate issue.

Maybe I spoke to soon. If you enable the "Full Power Management" mode
from the power button menu, the battery will last for much longer (e.g.



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