New to OpenMoko
tim at murphy.org
Thu Jan 17 07:15:45 CET 2008
To the best of my knowledge, Telstra's 3G network (Australia) runs on
850MHz, which isn't supported at the moment. There was a discussion about
the support of this frequency not too long back.
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[mailto:community-bounces at lists.openmoko.org] On Behalf Of Barry Steele
Sent: Thursday, 17 January 2008 4:42 PM
To: List for OpenMoko community discussion
Subject: Re: New to OpenMoko
I've flashed the rootfs and a new kernel.
So then I got all excited and inserted my SIM into it and powered up.
Turns out I should have read some more. My current phone (Nokia N80 - can I
run openmoko on that?), is a 3G phone and it seems that the neo doesn't like
I then stole one of my teams SIM and it fired up fine. I get a GSM signal
but cant make phone calls.
I am still finding my way around the phone.
I noticed that the icons disappeared from the home page, anyway I'm off to
investigate the machine.
One thing though
cu -l /dev/ttyACM0
Only gives errors at present
cu: open (/dev/ttyACM0): Permission denied
cu: /dev/ttyACM0: Line in use
My Linux systems skills obviously need honing.
Anyway, I'll head off and study now.
Michael Shiloh wrote:
> Welcome to OpenMoko, Barry!
> All you need to do is flash a new kernel and file system. Get the
> latest from
> Good luck and let us know how it goes,
> Barry Steele wrote:
>> I just took delivery of a neo1973 (I'm in Australia btw, Sydney).
>> I have inserted the microSD and SIM cards and booted the machine up.
>> I get the boot logo and then Linux tries to start but I get the
>> "Kernel Panic- not syncing: No init found. Try passing init= option
>> to kernel"
>> While I have a fair bit of Linux experience, I have no idea how to
>> connect to the machine or edit files or whatever.
>> I am looking on the Openmoko site, but I would really appreciate any
>> I am very excited by this.
>> Stay well,
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