Quick e-mail poll: Still using your Freerunner?

Neil Brown neilb at suse.de
Wed Feb 10 01:42:36 CET 2010

On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 13:05:30 +1300
Andrew Stephen <andrew.stephen at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Neil Brown <neilb at suse.de> wrote:
> >
> > (any New Zealand residents out there?  I visited NZ in Jan, bought a 2degrees
> > SIM can and found that I couldn't send SMS messages though receiving and
> > calls were fine.  SIM worked fine in another phone. Does anyone else
> > experience that?)
> I have used a 2degrees SIM with my Freerunner successfully under
> SHR-u/t  for both sending and receiving SMS.

Maybe it was specific to my particular SIM (or a batch of SIMs).
I tried bypassing all the UI stuff, connected to the GSM device with
mickeyterm, issued:
  >  some text goes here

and then never got the second '>' prompt to enter "^Z" to.  It is not an
issue for me any more but it did drop my confidence a little bit.

> Were you here for LCA?

Yes, that and a holiday to escape the hot Sydney summer :-)
Nice country you've got there.


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