gsmd power management device

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Fri Jan 18 14:56:29 CET 2008

Mike (mwester) wrote:
> "Andy Green" <andy at> writes:
> [snip]
>> In addition, there are some sleep()s in the /etc/init.d/gsmd script that
>> are really a bit of an unreliable blunt instrument.  The sleeps add 5
>> whole seconds to the boot time.

> Yes, my testing (rather quite some time ago) showed that in all test cases
> the sleeps in that script were completely unnecessary.

Ok, I'll remove them asap then.

> [Since there's been discussion on startup time recently, I should note that
> there's another 1 second delay built into the startup of the actual gsmd
> code itself that is not necessary, provided the powerup and initialization
> of the serial port on the GTA01 is done in the correct order, and a bit
> earlier in startup.  Every second counts...]

Right. Could I talk you into making a patch?



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