FDOM and GPRS?
margo.koppelmann at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 09:40:50 CET 2009
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Steffen Winkler <steffen.linux at gmx.de> wrote:
> is it possible to use GPRS with the current FDOM image?
> If yes: Is there a GUI or do I have to adjust the config files by hand?
> If I've to adjust the config files by hand, is there a howto? (which
> files and what do I've to edit there)
The current FDOM image - you mean FDOM 20081023? I don't know about
that (because it had so many problems and bugs, that I flashed back to
FDOM 20080927 right after trying 20081023), but in FDOM 20080927 it
was easy to get GPRS working. I followed the instructions here -
http://www.teaparty.net/technotes/openmoko-2.html#GPRS . FDOM already
has gsm0710muxd installed, so you have to start from where it says:
"The files needed are ...". I just copied these files to my phone,
changed "mobile.o2.co.uk" in chat-gprs file to my GPRS providers
address and started the connection with ./pppd-start and later killed
the connection with "killall -15 pppd". Probably you can install some
GUI too, but I didn't think it is nessecary. If you don't want to
start it from command line, just make two .desktop files - one for
pppd-start and one for "killall -15 pppd".
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