Freerunner with latest qtopia, poor GSM

Lorn Potter lpotter at
Tue Aug 12 03:35:17 CEST 2008

Jonathan Spooner wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been running my freerunner with the 08/08/2008 qtopia release.  Now 
> I'm using it as a phone I've noticed the GSM reception is poor... or 
> more to the point qtopia seems to spend as much time reporting "No 
> network" as it does with a signal.
> Has anylone looked into this?  is it the fault with qtopia? or is it a 
> fact the freerunner does GSM about as good as it does GPS?

The modem/driver on the freerunner seems to be buggier than the 1973. The 1973 does not have this 
problem even running the exact same modem plugins.

Holger does seem to be looking into this issue.

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, Trolltech, a Nokia company

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