GPRS unreliable: long lasting connection fail

Tom Yates madhatter at
Mon Jan 12 09:13:56 CET 2009

On Mon, 12 Jan 2009, Niccolo Rigacci wrote:

> I tried Om2007.2 and Om2008.12 without GPS multiplexing: I
> just stop gsmd (2007.2) or qpe (2008.12) before starting pppd and
> chat, but the problem is still there.
> - Can gsm0710muxd (GSM multiplexer) help in some way?
> - Does GPRS require pppd or are there different software
>  solutions? Don't know FSO, etc...
> What are other experiences with long-lasting GPRS calls?

i use 2008.12 with gsm0710uxd, and i've had fairly long travelling GPRS 
calls (15-20 minutes on the train back from london).  since i have an 
all-you-can-eat GPRS plan, i'd happily try this for myself and give you 
feedback.  how long is "long-lasting", for you?


       Tom Yates  -

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