GPRS for FSO Milestone 2

Michael Shiloh michael at
Fri Aug 8 06:37:07 CEST 2008

Fredrik Wendt wrote:
> ons 2008-08-06 klockan 21:07 -0700 skrev Michael Shiloh:
>> C R McClenaghan wrote:
>>> I've been able to hack together the necessary ppp scripts to get GPRS 
>>> working on FSO Milestone 2 release. This is for a Freerunner, if it matters.
>> <snip>
>>> I'll post something to the wiki if there's sufficient interest.
>>> Chris
>> To make a typical British understatement, "Heck yeah!".
>> Getting GPRS working has been incredibly difficult. Please post your 
>> recipes on the wiki in the appropriate place.
>> If there already exists one set please add yours as an alternative - 
>> this is one case where duplication is good because each carrier seems to 
>> be a little different.
> You shouldn't need to execute pppd by yourself (on the FSO) - there are
> methods available on the dbus ready to be used.
> I have a shell script that executes:
> mdbus -s org.freesmartphone.frameworkd /org/freesmartphone/GSM/Device
> org.freesmartphone.GSM.PDP.ActivateContext username
> password
> It works perfectly. (However, after a disconnect I loose all GSM
> connectivity, but I need to test this more in order to feel I can file a
> bug.)

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