Re: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread Dave O'Connor
Hello. I'm in Canada too and myself and Railer from the #openmoko along with someone in my group have been doing some research into this. UPS Suck, they screw you on two main fees, brokerage (customs clearance) and bond fees. Bond fees are for them putting up the money for GST which you can pay

Re: Old GPS antenna bug surfacing? [was: GPS]

2008-07-05 Thread Erland Lewin
2008/7/4 Kai Römer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I can affirm this for 6 opemoko devices. i guess its an internal antenna issue. as soon as you connect a external antenna to it works like a charm. but fur me thats no solution. TTFF with external antenna (perfect condition): 40 to 60 seconds TTFF with

HP calculator on neo1973 - was: More HW from Openmoko

2008-07-05 Thread Ken Young
Rodolphe Ortalo wrote: Given the freerunner hw, you can certainly do much better than that! I would expect something like mathematica in your pocket... ;-) (In fact, you sort of have already the rpn calculator via dc.) Hey, that's what I wanted as a second project after doing the current

RE: freerunner shipment confirmation?

2008-07-05 Thread Robert Horton
I went through the exact same process..the 500 error is because Chase blocks the transaction. If you call the number on the back of your card they will open the transaction and then it will go through.I doubt your order has gone through so you won't get a confirmation.that chase email confirmation

3 Little firmware questions (was: Software Status - Shall I buy or shall I wait?)

2008-07-05 Thread Ingmar RIeger
Hello, my first questions are now more clear but three more questions came to my mind: 1.) There seem to be three different images: the ASU, FSO and 2007.2. Is it possible to use all on the FreeRunner having one in the Flash and the others on the TransFlash-Card and select which one should boot

AW: Re: packing of my freerunner`s

2008-07-05 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
It was a link into the confirmation-mail from trisoft... TRIsoft-Package-Video verfügbar ! Wie Ihre Sendung gepackt wurde, können Sie sich hier ansehen: Link : http://www.trisoft.de/videos/xx.avi

Re: Openexpo 2008 Zürich, Switzerland

2008-07-05 Thread einstein
Hi Andreas, i want to help :) if i can*g* I am from Germany, near Stuttgart. I will help you to informing the visitors about this great thing... Greets to swiss Stefan www.freeyourphone.de Andreas Zuber wrote: Dear Community There will be a Openmoko booth at the next Openexpo in Zürich.

Re: 3 Little firmware questions (was: Software Status - Shall I buy or shall I wait?)

2008-07-05 Thread arne anka
1.) There seem to be three different images: the ASU, FSO and 2007.2. Is it possible to use all on the FreeRunner having one in the Flash and the others on the TransFlash-Card and select which one should boot in u-boot? two at most with little effort: - one in nand - one on sd card 2.) Is

Re: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

2008-07-05 Thread arne anka
Getting a new SIM worked for us in the USA. When I talked to the ATT people about it they admitted This was a common annoyance. Olds SIMS not working in new phones, are there any specific parameters? version numbers or so one could give to the people at e-plus, thus shortening the number

applying screen protector

2008-07-05 Thread arne anka
hi, after a sight seeing tour cross town ups gave my om on thursday, yesterday they dropped off the parcel! now, i'd like to apply a screen protector -- how do i disassemble the freerunner so the protector fits the whole screen? i found http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Disassembling_Neo1973 but

Re: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread arne anka
Did I mention UPS suck? i second that ... ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Posible Bluetooth Keyboard

2008-07-05 Thread Diego Fdez.
Hi all! At the moment my FR is travelling to me, so I'm looking for a good portable bluetooth keyboard. What do you think about BT KB? what about Nokia SU-8W? -- Diego Fdez. Durán [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://www.goedi.net GPG : 925C 9A21 7A11 3B13 6E43 50DB F579 D119 90D2 66BB

Re: Group Sale Vancouver, BC

2008-07-05 Thread Rob Tymensen
Hi Ben, If you've still got a spot open then I'm in... I'm assuming it's group 2 under Vancouver on the wiki, so I'll add myself there. Please confirm. Regards, -Rob Tymensen On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 8:53 AM, Ben Cadieux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Everyone, We've got a group sale with 4

Dual Band GSM

2008-07-05 Thread Sean Lynch
Hello Everyone, Does anyone know if there are any plans for a Dual Band GSM openmoko phone? It'd be nice to have an 850/900 phone for use in the States or in Europe. Best Regards, Sean Lynch ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: Posible Bluetooth Keyboard

2008-07-05 Thread Jay Vaughan
At the moment my FR is travelling to me, so I'm looking for a good portable bluetooth keyboard. What do you think about BT KB? what about Nokia SU-8W? I had some great sessions with my Apple Wireless KB and the neo1973 .. ; -- Jay Vaughan ___

Re: Dual Band GSM

2008-07-05 Thread arne anka
Does anyone know if there are any plans for a Dual Band GSM openmoko phone? It'd be nice to have an 850/900 phone for use in the States or in Europe. it would neither in the us nor in europe work sufficently -- both use 1800 resp 1900, too. so the phone would stop working ever now and

Re: Dual Band GSM

2008-07-05 Thread Mikko Rauhala
la, 2008-07-05 kello 14:01 +0200, Sean Lynch kirjoitti: Does anyone know if there are any plans for a Dual Band GSM openmoko phone? It'd be nice to have an 850/900 phone for use in the States or in Europe. You're confused. The phones are triband 850/1800/1900 and 900/1800/1900, called 850 and

Re: Posible Bluetooth Keyboard

2008-07-05 Thread Federico Lorenzi
You could probably use a mouse with it too. What would also be interesting to see is if a bluetooth keyboard uses more or less power then one connected via usb. On 7/5/08, Jay Vaughan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At the moment my FR is travelling to me, so I'm looking for a good portable bluetooth

Re: Dual Band GSM

2008-07-05 Thread Sean Lynch
On Jul 5, 2008, at 2:14 PM, Mikko Rauhala wrote: la, 2008-07-05 kello 14:01 +0200, Sean Lynch kirjoitti: Does anyone know if there are any plans for a Dual Band GSM openmoko phone? It'd be nice to have an 850/900 phone for use in the States or in Europe. You're confused. The phones are

Re: freerunner shipment confirmation?

2008-07-05 Thread Stroller
On 4 Jul 2008, at 23:19, Jayesh Salvi wrote: ... I believe the 3rd step was my credit card specific which did some kind of verification for my Chase Visa credit card. This is quite common - I've known UK Visa cards to do the same thing. I never quite grok the security logic of taking you

Re: HP calculator on neo1973 - was: More HW from Openmoko

2008-07-05 Thread Sander van Grieken
On Saturday 05 July 2008 09:34:55 Ken Young wrote: I've got the x48 HP 48 series calculator emulator running on my neo1973. It was very easy to port - I just had to re-arange the screen layout a bit to have it fit on a VGA window, and cross compile for the ARM CPU. A screen shot can be seen

Re: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread Ian Darwin
On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 11:57:24PM -0600, Matthias Stone wrote: These are probably silly questions, but I ask anyway (and thank you for your replies) a) In shipping the phone (freerunner) to Canada, are any taxes/duty/fees applied? (buying from [1]openmoko.com webstore)

Re: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

2008-07-05 Thread Arne Zachlod
Hi all, I get my new SIM today per post and it works fine. But I have to say- an 1.5 year old SIM card isn't old in my eyes!! that can't be the solution for everyone- to get a new SIM, so you have to bring out a patch for this issue. because most customers won't accept that they have to get

Re: InvisibleShield screen protectors

2008-07-05 Thread Søren Kristiansen
Looks like the invisibleShield for the freerunner is done. It's listed on their website: http://www.zagg.com/invisibleshield/openmoko-neo-freerunner-cases-screen-protectors-covers-skins-shields.php I'm definitely going to buy one :-) 2008/7/4 Marco Trevisan (Treviño) [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Cédric

Re: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread Dean Bennett
You should know that there is a group buy for Alberta getting organized right, and we could use 1 or 2 more people. Taxes apply, duty might, and the couriers all may charge brokerage fees. UPS really sucks in this regard. One of the members of the group has offered to do the paperwork, so no

Re: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread Steven Kurylo
Taxes apply, duty might, and the couriers all may charge brokerage fees. UPS really sucks in this regard. One of the members of the group has offered to do the paperwork, so no brokerage fees. For a single phone the fees are $50. However if you chose the more expense shipping method from

Re: freerunner shipment confirmation?

2008-07-05 Thread Flyin_bbb8
But its good sharing this kind of information, if the person [EMAIL PROTECTED] will have to reply to each enquiry they will not have time to work :) , this way others also see the answer and good for all of us that didnt order yet (waiting for 900 mhz in openmoko shop) On 7/5/08, Stroller [EMAIL

on screen keyboard?

2008-07-05 Thread arne anka
hi, somebody asked thsi already a while ago (but got no answer): is there a package available providing a better keyboard than that included w/ the freerunner, resembling a multi tap phone keyboard? honestly, i can't figure out a rationale for spending effort on implementing such a limited

Re: Group Sale Vancouver, BC

2008-07-05 Thread Ben Cadieux
Hi Rob, It didn't work out since the group wasn't full when sales started; not sure if anyone in the group didn't buy direct. Best Regards, Ben Cadieux On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 4:53 AM, Rob Tymensen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Ben, If you've still got a spot open then I'm in... I'm assuming

Re: on screen keyboard?

2008-07-05 Thread Al Johnson
On Saturday 05 July 2008, arne anka wrote: hi, somebody asked thsi already a while ago (but got no answer): is there a package available providing a better keyboard than that included w/ the freerunner, resembling a multi tap phone keyboard? honestly, i can't figure out a rationale for

Re: on screen keyboard?

2008-07-05 Thread Federico Lorenzi
Afaik raster was working on a magic keyboard that had all sorts of cool features. On 7/5/08, Al Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Saturday 05 July 2008, arne anka wrote: hi, somebody asked thsi already a while ago (but got no answer): is there a package available providing a better keyboard

Re: on screen keyboard?

2008-07-05 Thread Al Johnson
On Saturday 05 July 2008, Federico Lorenzi wrote: Afaik raster was working on a magic keyboard that had all sorts of cool features. I think that's the one in the qtopia-x11 image. I was wondering whether it would work in the gtk image, but haven't tried yet.

Re: Group Sale Vancouver, BC

2008-07-05 Thread Rob Tymensen
OK, thx anyways... On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 9:41 AM, Ben Cadieux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Rob, It didn't work out since the group wasn't full when sales started; not sure if anyone in the group didn't buy direct. Best Regards, Ben Cadieux On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 4:53 AM, Rob Tymensen

internet connection via USB

2008-07-05 Thread simarillion
Hi, I'm trying to connect to internet via USB. I followed this howto http://openmoko.togaware.com/survivor/Network_Setup.html but unfortunately without success. No error appeared but I have no ping to the internet. I'm running Kubuntu 8.04. The router my Notebook is connected to has the IP

Re: on screen keyboard?

2008-07-05 Thread Michael Kluge
Is xvkbd an option? I did not check the dependencies yet. Michael On Saturday 05 July 2008, Federico Lorenzi wrote: Afaik raster was working on a magic keyboard that had all sorts of cool features. I think that's the one in the qtopia-x11 image. I was wondering whether it would

Re: internet connection via USB

2008-07-05 Thread arne anka
i followed http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/USB_Networking and it works well. two things are important: - make sure nat'ing works (iptables -A POSTROUTING -t nat -j MASQUERADE -s 192.168.0.0/24) - bear in mind that /etc/resolv.conf of the om does not necessarily allow name resolution. it

RE: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

2008-07-05 Thread Kevin Zuber
Hi, now, I got some more infos, but it still doesn't work. Today I was on an O2 shop, too. They gave me a NEW SIMCARD and I tried it. Same again. It doesn't want my pin. I asked the man in the shop and he called someone, after this, he said that it is the newest simcard they have. So: Get a

Re: internet connection via USB

2008-07-05 Thread Sander van Grieken
On Saturday 05 July 2008 20:13:08 simarillion wrote: Hi, I'm trying to connect to internet via USB. I followed this howto http://openmoko.togaware.com/survivor/Network_Setup.html but unfortunately without success. No error appeared but I have no ping to the internet. I'm running Kubuntu

Battery driver problems?

2008-07-05 Thread Tobias Diedrich
Hi, I'm having trouble with the battery, is there maybe a newer kernel somewhere? The kernel complains: |May 20 12:48:15 om-gta02 user.err kernel: power_supply bat: driver failed to report `current_now' property |May 20 12:48:16 om-gta02 daemon.alert apmd[1286]: Warning: BATTERY IS LOW |May 20

Re: internet connection via USB

2008-07-05 Thread simarillion
Thank you very much now it works. I had to copy the ip of my router to /etc/resolv.conf - That's it ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: on screen keyboard?

2008-07-05 Thread Jay Vaughan
Afaik raster was working on a magic keyboard that had all sorts of cool features. hope he releases it soon! ; -- Jay Vaughan ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

2008-07-05 Thread Steven Kurylo
now, I got some more infos, but it still doesn't work. Today I was on an O2 shop, too. They gave me a NEW SIMCARD and I tried it. Same again. It doesn't want my pin. I asked the man in the shop and he called someone, after this, he said that it is the newest simcard they have. So: Get a

Re: on screen keyboard?

2008-07-05 Thread Clare
Once upon a time it was possible on a Neo1973 to use a terminal which made Linux functionality available. For that you need not only the occasional slash or special text character, but Esc, Alt, and a set of Ctrl characters. I am still hoping for an old-fashioned qwerty keyboard for that reason.

WLAN not working

2008-07-05 Thread Christoph Anton Mitterer
Hi. I've received my GTA02 yesterday :-) Flashed it to the most recent version (http://downloads.openmoko.org/releases/Freerunner/)... Unfortunately,... when I try to use WLAN I get this: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~# ifup wlan0 Error for wireless request Set Mode (8B06) : SET failed on device wlan0

Re: WLAN not working

2008-07-05 Thread Seattle Web Creations, LLC
Isn't it suppose to be ifconfig eth0 up for that card since it is a hardmac chip? Also I'm not sure because I get my FR on ~ Monday, but maybe you have to modprobe the driver? On 7/5/08 12:52 PM, Christoph Anton Mitterer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi. I've received my GTA02 yesterday :-)

Re: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

2008-07-05 Thread Kevin Zuber
Thanks for your reply, but the AT command was on the old (card was from decembre 07 - not so old), 100% working card (working on other phone). I haven't test it in the new one in the command line, because it's not activated already, but it must take the sim and then say not activated or so...

Re: WLAN not working

2008-07-05 Thread Alexander Paersch
On my FR it is device eth0. I'm using my own build of 2007.2. -- Forwarded message -- From: Christoph Anton Mitterer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: List for Openmoko community discussion community@lists.openmoko.org Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2008 21:52:16 +0200 Subject: WLAN not working Hi.

Re: WLAN not working

2008-07-05 Thread Flyin_bbb8
iwconfig? Or iwlist scanning? On 7/5/08, Christoph Anton Mitterer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi. I've received my GTA02 yesterday :-) Flashed it to the most recent version (http://downloads.openmoko.org/releases/Freerunner/)... Unfortunately,... when I try to use WLAN I get this: [EMAIL

Re: WLAN not working

2008-07-05 Thread Alexander Paersch
iwlist scanning works for me. I followed this guide: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/GTA02_wlan On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 10:55 PM, Flyin_bbb8 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: iwconfig? Or iwlist scanning? On 7/5/08, Christoph Anton Mitterer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi. I've received my GTA02 yesterday

New Wiki Page: Latest Images

2008-07-05 Thread Brian C
2007.2, ASU, FSO, SHR -- if you're head is starting to spin at the options available on an open platform, then, like me, you need a summary of all these in one place that includes links to the files for the brave and links to screenshots and/or videos for the merely curious. Thus, I tried to

Re: WLAN not working

2008-07-05 Thread flexd
After some test and error on my FR, i have come to the conclusion that encryption (any type of encryption) does not work on the FR (atleast not the image it comes with), this seems to be either a kernel bug/misconfiguration or a problem with wpa_supplicant itself, it seems to be using PRISM2

Re: WLAN not working

2008-07-05 Thread arne anka
well, i did an opkg update opkg upgrade earlier (incl reboot -- new kernel) and it worked with wpa. ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

discount on invisibleshield protectors

2008-07-05 Thread Flyin_bbb8
Hey everyone and well done OM team for making this great open phone almost in our hands :p i just ordered a full body protection from invisibleshield and got 2 discount codes, anyone who wants just contact me, come first , get first :p ___ Openmoko

Re: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

2008-07-05 Thread Michael Shiloh
Steven Kurylo wrote: now, I got some more infos, but it still doesn't work. Today I was on an O2 shop, too. They gave me a NEW SIMCARD and I tried it. Same again. It doesn't want my pin. I asked the man in the shop and he called someone, after this, he said that it is the newest simcard

Re: discount on invisibleshield protectors

2008-07-05 Thread Joseph Jon Booker
On Sun, 6 Jul 2008 02:23:37 +0300 Flyin_bbb8 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey everyone and well done OM team for making this great open phone almost in our hands :p i just ordered a full body protection from invisibleshield and got 2 discount codes, anyone who wants just contact me, come first ,

Re: freerunner shipment confirmation?

2008-07-05 Thread Jayesh Salvi
Thanks all. Robert you are exactly right. After I had posted to the list, I went to the gas station to fill some gas in my car. The pump declined to accept my credit card. So I called the number at the back of the credit card and I got the same block-due-to-abnormal-activity message. And the

Re: WLAN not working

2008-07-05 Thread Al Johnson
I am using WPA-PSK successfully on the Freerunner using a simple wpa_supplicant.conf and one extra line in /etc/network/interfaces as described at the end of http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/GTA02_wlan It is on interface eth0 and the driver is compiled into the kernel rather than being a module.

RE: Picking up Freerunners in Fremont (was: Openmoko Webshop ReopenNOW!!!)

2008-07-05 Thread steve
I'm headed there Monday to figure it out. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Michael Shiloh Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 4:05 PM To: List for Openmoko community discussion Subject: Picking up Freerunners in Fremont (was: Openmoko Webshop

RE: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread steve
If you live in Canada buy the phone from Koolu. See our distributor page. _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matthias Stone Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 10:57 PM To: community@lists.openmoko.org Subject: Shipping to canada... These are probably silly

RE: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread steve
Check out Koolu. They have just signed up as a distributor for Canada and the US. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dave O'Connor Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 11:27 PM To: List for Openmoko community discussion Subject: Re: Shipping to

Re: Picking up Freerunners in Fremont (was: Openmoko Webshop ReopenNOW!!!)

2008-07-05 Thread Federico Lorenzi
Steve, you rock :) I don't suppose we'll know by Thursday the 14th whats going to happen? I'm only in the US for 4 days, and it's my chance to get a Freerunner without paying $170 shipping to South Africa. Cheers, Federico On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 1:03 AM, steve [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm

RE: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

2008-07-05 Thread steve
Arne, The problem looks like this. Lets say you are ATT and you field a new SIM. Your test team will test It against a pile of of old phones they have and the new ones they are shipping. They cant test it In future phones that don't exist. So, new phone and old SIM is not a 100% solution.

RE: freerunner shipment confirmation?

2008-07-05 Thread steve
I cannot spell slep, err sleep. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Flyin_bbb8 Sent: Saturday, July 05, 2008 9:13 AM To: List for Openmoko community discussion Subject: Re: freerunner shipment confirmation? But its good sharing this kind of

RE: Group Sale Vancouver, BC

2008-07-05 Thread steve
Folks in Canada should take a look at buying from Koolu. They are on our website as a distributor. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ben Cadieux Sent: Saturday, July 05, 2008 9:42 AM To: List for Openmoko community discussion Subject:

Re: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread Paul Wouters
For a single phone the fees are $50. However if you chose the more expense shipping method from openmoko, $50 extra, you don't pay the fees. http://www.ups.com/content/ca/en/shipping/cost/zones/customs_clearance.html So in the end its the same amount of money, but you get your phone

Re: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread Gabriel A. Devenyi
On July 05, 2008, steve wrote: If you live in Canada buy the phone from Koolu. See our distributor page. Too bad their webstore is *broken* and I can't get past the select your shipping address page. -- Gabriel A. Devenyi B.Eng. [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: Shipping to canada...

2008-07-05 Thread Dave O'Connor
No ten packs :/ On Sat, 2008-07-05 at 18:09 -0700, steve wrote: Check out Koolu. They have just signed up as a distributor for Canada and the US. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Dave O'Connor Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 11:27 PM

Re: discount on invisibleshield protectors

2008-07-05 Thread Stephen Pape
Yep, just enter pcworld20 as a promotional code for 20% off. On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 7:32 PM, Joseph Jon Booker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 6 Jul 2008 02:23:37 +0300 Flyin_bbb8 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey everyone and well done OM team for making this great open phone almost in our

Re: Battery driver problems?

2008-07-05 Thread Tobias Diedrich
Tobias Diedrich wrote: /sys/devices/platform/bq27000-battery.0/power_supply/bat says: capacity: 0 charge_full: 1223082 current_now: 2437 present: 1 status: Discharging technology: Li-ion temp: 346 time_to_empty_now: 0 time_to_full_now: 3932100 type: Battery voltage_now: 3778000 Now,

Re: discount on invisibleshield protectors

2008-07-05 Thread Jeffrey Malone
I'm curious how well these work. Does the cover have any real downsides? Eg: Difficult to apply/align Reduces touchscreen sensitivity ... or otherwise impairs the phone's use or operation. Thanks for any advice you can give Jeffrey Malone On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 9:23 PM, Stephen Pape [EMAIL