FSO/ASU not registering on the Australian Vodafone GSM network
roguemoko at roguewrt.org
Wed Sep 17 05:11:06 CEST 2008
On Wednesday 17 September 2008 13:00:31 W.Kenworthy wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-09-17 at 12:37 +1000, Sarton O'Brien wrote:
> > On Tuesday 16 September 2008 19:22:59 Dale Maggee wrote:
> > > I'm on the Aussie Vodafone network, using an old sim card I've had for
> > > *many* years (it's red and labelled "sim^2" [i.e sim squared]), and
> > > FSO3 works fine for me, although sometimes it takes a little while to
> > > prompt for my PIN. as for ASU I can't be sure - the last time I tested
> > > it it registered, but again took a while, but It only lasted maybe 2
> > > reboots before it got reverted back to 2007.2 again.
> > I own a gta02v5.
> > I'm on Vodafone too, newer card, Vodafone logo with 'if found call' blah
> > blah.
> > Never had a problem.
> > I triboot qtopia (updated against testing), om2008 (updated against
> > testing) and FSO milestone 3 (not sure where to update - tried testing :)
> > and all do what I'd expect.
> > I have a pin set.
> > Sorry, not much I can offer. One thought comes to mind though, out of all
> > the providers I've had, Vodafone seems to have the lowest signal
> > strength. I used to think it was my ipaq but it is the same with the FR.
> > Maybe 2007 is driving it harder? That's about all I can think of.
> Query - is there anything you do to get the pin dialog up? Have the
> dialler onscreen? - or just let it boot and it comes up automaticly?
It coincides with starting X. Usually a /etc/init.d/xserver-nodm restart is
enough (or qpe restart?).
I'm not sure if it will reprompt if the pin has already been entered
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