Henrik Pihl ahvenas at
Mon Mar 17 11:30:47 CET 2008

That script seemed to have no special effect on me - usually have 3 or 4
attemts with 'pppd call gprs' until I get a connection. But it connects
though. Using a recent build, the gta01 had to be symlinked.

2008/3/17, Peter Harrison <cheetah100 at>:
> First of all, I wrote some scripts to get GPRS working. All seemed to work
> fine on the last official build from November 2007. I started with the GPRS
> instructions off the Wiki, but there were some mistakes which I have
> corrected. I also wrote a small script for the startup which looks like
> this:
> /etc/init.d/gsmd stop
> echo "1" > /sys/bus/platform/devices/gta01-pm-gsm.0/power_on
> chown uucp.uucp /dev/ttySAC0
> stty -F /dev/ttySAC0 crtscts
> pppd call gprs
> When I moved to one of the more recent builds there was a change which
> meant the gta01... line had to be modified to point to neo1973....
> echo "1" > /sys/bus/platform/devices/neo1973-pm-gsm.0/power_on
> However, now I get the following line in /var/log/messages when running
> the script:
> kernel: neo1973-pm-gsm neo1973-pm-gsm.0: powering up GSM, thus
> disconnecting serial console
> ... and the script fails to start the GPRS connection. Also, I can't get
> access to the modem AT commands any longer.
> Anyone having more luck with GPRS on recent builds? Is there something I
> am missing?
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