GPRS layer in Openmoko

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Wed Oct 21 12:54:09 CEST 2009

Hi Anurag,

> I want to access GPRS packets before they get to the IP layer..I have learnt
> that GPRS 
> phones have a protocol stack and at last the packets reach the IP layer...I
> dont know 
> how much of this stack is in hardware and how much is it in software...Plz
> give me few
> pointers.

FSO-based distributions currently use ppp to provide IP-based
connectivity using GPRS. You can talk ppp instead of the daemon (which
is a couple of layers below IP), but you will not have access to the
layers at the radio level, since these are dealt with in the Calypso


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