GSM registration still takes time - OM2008.08 with Zecke-testing

Nishit Dave stargazer.dave at
Tue Aug 26 17:01:34 CEST 2008

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 8:26 PM, Nishit Dave <stargazer.dave at>wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 7:22 PM, Alexey Kurochkin <
> alexey.kurochkin at> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 13:19 +0200, Thomas B. wrote:
>> > You have both the dialer from OM2007.2 and the Qtopia dialer installed?
>> > Then that's probably why it takes so long for your phone to register to
>> > the network: OM-dialer depends on gsmd, but Qtopia has its own GSM
>> > stack, and the two are conflicting. So either remove Qtopia completely,
>> > or remove gsmd.
>> Both dialers are in repos and I bet a lot of folks will install them not
>> knowing that OM dialer really brakes things. Are there any instructions
>> how to fully remove OM dialer + gsmd or how to fully remove Qtopia to
>> fix it without reflashing? And why gsmd was replaced with qpe in the
>> first place? Is gsmd somehow bad/buggy/obsolete? If it is so, would OM
>> dialer will be ported to talk to qpe?
>> I have removed the OM-dialer, and the phone has been unable to register
> 1-2 hours after rebooting.  What is it that I need to check in the logs /
> libraries?  Do I need to remove gsmd as well?
> The phone had worked infrequently even when both dialers were installed.
> Now it is not.

OK, now I have removed gsmd too:

opkg remove libgsmd
opkg remove gsmd-plugins
opkg remove gsmd*

just to avoid use of -force options.  Status report in 10, 9, 8...(minutes?
let's dream on)
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