gta02, 2007.2: frequent wakeups -- creating workaround

arne anka openmoko at
Fri Aug 15 20:13:58 CEST 2008

> it's worth mentioning that running GSM without association to a network
> probably drains battery like hell, as GSM-chipsets tend to constantly  
> search
> the whole frequency range for some BS to register. I've experienced  
> factor 5
> to 10 for power consumption.

i know, i had a phone once that allowed to disable that -- is there a way
to tell the gsm modem not to do so?

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