Daniel Willmann daniel at
Wed Mar 18 19:22:05 CET 2009

On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 17:07:43 +0100
Sven Klomp <sven at> wrote:

> Hi,
> what is the neded type to set the RTC?
> mdbus -s
> org.freesmartphone.odeviced /org/freesmartphone/Device/RealTimeClock/0
> org.freesmartphone.Device.RealTimeClock.SetCurrentTime "1237390913"
> gives: 
> ERROR:dbus.connection:Unable to set arguments (1237390913,) according
> to signature u's': <type 'exceptions.TypeError'>: Expected a string
> or unicode object

Try to escape the quotes like this: \"1237390913\". The problem is that
the bash already strips them and mdbus will just interpret the number
as number.

Daniel Willmann
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