[Any distro?] Funny, very old SIM card not detected

Filip Onkelinx filip at linux4.be
Wed Dec 17 20:40:17 CET 2008


could it be that this is an old 5V SIM card? If I'm not mistaken, those do  
not work with FR; only 3V and 1.8V (like in most recent phones).


On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 18:04:36 +0100, Abelenda <diego.abelenda at gmail.com>  

> ah... forgot the list...
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:35:26 +0100
> Abelenda <diego.abelenda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 03:03:35 -0800
>> Dima Kogan <dkogan at cds.caltech.edu> wrote:
>> > What's the model of the SIM card? I've had an issue where an old SIM
>> > card would only register after a few minutes, and some distros had a
>> > bug where they'd get confused if the registration didn't happen
>> > early enough. Qtopia would register fine, but Android and anything
>> > using FSO would not. See http://trac.freesmartphone.org/ticket/255
>> Any info on how I do get the model of SIM? The only thing written on
>> it is the serial number (this is an orange (CH)).
>> Anyway I don't understand what you mean by register time,
>> is it the time the SIM takes to associate to an antenna ?
>> the time the SIM take to verify the PIN ?
>> This is not in question here, my PIN isn't even asked by most
>> distros... And it takes less than a minute between the moment the pin
>> is asked and the moment the signal strength is displayed (by Om2008.9)
>> (no mesurements here ^^).
>> Ah I forgot to say I didn't update the firmware of the calypso, because
>> #1024 has no reason to affect me and I don't think that a command
>> that is more recent than the SIM will change anything here...

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