[FSO] Activate GPRS more than once?
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
mickey at vanille-media.de
Mon Dec 28 19:45:41 CET 2009
Am Montag, den 28.12.2009, 12:38 +0000 schrieb Tom Yates:
> On Mon, 28 Dec 2009, Neil Jerram wrote:
> > Can anyone with an FSO-based system activate GPRS more than once?
> > i.e. ActivateContext, DeactivateContext, ActivateContext again.
> > For me - on Debian, and using openmoko-panel-plugin to do the
> > activation and deactivation - the first ActivateContext and
> > DeactivateContext are fine, but the second ActivateContext call fails.
> > The openmoko-panel-plugin logs say that there was no reply to the
> > ActivateContext call. The frameworkd logs have no trace at all of the
> > second ActivateContext call, even with logging level set to DEBUG.
> > I'm wondering if this is just me, or just Debian, or affecting
> > everyone? All thoughts appreciated.
> i'm running SHR-U, and i'd noticed someting similar, and done a little
> digging, and it seems to be FSO-related. i summarised my problem and the
> digging i'd done on the FSO list last month, see
> , but i got no replies.
> i'm not sure what to do about it. possibly having more people log their
> experiences in the FSO tracker at
> http://trac.freesmartphone.org/ticket/474 would help. once i get home
> after Christmas, and can bring up GPRS without paying humungous US roaming
> charges, i'll try to do that.
> it's not fatal, but it's the last big thing in between me and a
> fully-functional 'moko. it'd be nice to get it resolved.
I'm afraid this is a strange combination of a problem in Python, the
Python glib bindings, and/or glib itself. When the ppp process gets
closed, the supervising process (frameworkd in that case) hangs forever.
I have not yet found a way to fix this, and these days I rather put all
my energy into finishing fsogsmd. Patches appreciated, of course.
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