SIP Client

Michele Brocco ssj2micvm at
Wed Nov 11 11:22:35 CET 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Al Johnson
<openmoko at> wrote:
> On Monday 09 November 2009, Eric Smith wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have not used my freerunnner much since I bought it soon after
>> public launch due to battery issues.
>> Recently flashed the latest unstable SHR and initially looked
>> reliable and promising as a regular phone.  But then I
>> experienced missed calls and failure to dial.
>> (perhaps I will try Qt Extended Improved to see if this
>> works  better as a regular phone)
>> But I know there is a lot of new work on SHR and I hope that
>> it allow me to have a reliable regular phone.
>> Meanwhile, I want to use the freerunner as a WIFI connected
>> SIP client.  No need to make cellular calls or do *anything*
>> else than VOIP.
> Your battery won't last long in this case because you can't suspend and still
> receive calls. You could save a bit of battery by turning off the GSM though.
>> What is the advice on both the platform and application above it to
>> reliably support WIFI and a sip client?  I see linphone is mentioned
>> in this forum.
> linphone worked for me a while back, but would need some work to make it
> usable. The main problem is the lack of alsa scenario switching between ring
> and call. The gui could be made more suitable for a handheld device too.
Besides that, also by using the alsa scenario for voip, sound does not
reach the earpiece. Thats a problem I have with SHR and qtmoko, with
linphone 3 and linphone 2 respectively. It was working with older

>> I do have a problem with batterys not charging well and
>> discharging fast, maybe some distributions fix this?
> I don't have any problem with battery on shr-u, but we may just have different
> expectations.
>> Thanks for suggestions.

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