Disabling GSM

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at iki.fi
Wed Nov 10 00:35:26 CET 2010

Tomas Gustavsson <tomplast at gmail.com> writes:
> I have moderate use of Neo Freerunner (GTA02) as a cellphone so lately I have
> considered using it as a GPS device only. Would disabling it in
> software lower the power consumption or do I have to disconnect the
> GSM chip physically?

Software is enough. Afaik most boot loaders and kernel default to
keeping the GSM off.

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