First small steps toward free GSM firmware

Norayr Chilingarian norayr at
Sun Nov 10 11:15:22 CET 2013

I have documented what I have done, and I have a manual draft on my
If I can get a wiki account, I will add the information there.

11/10/13 01:33 -ում, Norayr Chilingarian-ը գրել է:
> So, I were getting messages in SHR, that the SIM SMS card storage is
> full, and I need to remove some messages.
> However by running SMS program in SHR I could not get list of messages
> previously. Neither I can get this list now.
> What is interesting, is that after second reboot it had "received" a
> bunch of messages, each of them I could remove upon reading.
> Those messages were actually old. I had to see them and remove long time
> ago.
> May be that's SHR issue, because as far as I remember, SMS program in
> QtMoko could get list of messages.
> What's also interesting, I have an impression, that power managment
> works much better. With turned on gsm, it lasts more than 3-4 hours, as
> before. I'll measure how long will it stay today. But I already see it's
> becoming usable. Yes, I did not fix hardware. No, I did not enable deep
> sleep in /etc/frameworkd.conf. So I did not do anything to fix the
> issue. It seems that just with this firmware power management works
> better. That was also one of the reasons I wanted to try this firmware.
> Though I did not have great hopes it will make change, because I have
> read that hardware fix is necessary, but anyway, at least there is an
> improvement for sure.
> I had moko11 before.
> Another note.
> Previously, probably after sleep (SHR puts device to sleep by default)
> GSM did not want to return very often. Now, once it did not return, and
> simply turning off on on GSM from the Settings helped very fast. As far
> as I remember, with moko11 firmware, usually reboot was necessary to get
> the GSM back.
>> Now this is truly interesting - are you saying that you are seeing
> differences in SMS handling behaviour between moko11 and my leo2moko,
> and that leo2moko works better for you in this regard? Details, please!
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