Current Bootchart / breaking SD boot

Werner Almesberger werner at
Thu Jul 10 02:44:41 CEST 2008

Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> Are you drawing a distinction between 'turning the modem off'
> vs. telling the transmitter not to transmit?

Yes. Some people are concerned that the GSM subsystem may surreptitiously
communicate even if commanded off. The only way to make sure that this
doesn't happen is to cut power to the GSM subsystem.

> In the context of airplane rules, the latter ought to be just as good...

Yes, that's what any normal phone does anyway :)

- Werner

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