Re: Another open hardware mod experiment: RFID-tag/Reader board for the Freerunner, Nanonote (?) and Beagleboard

2011-04-11 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
There's an app for Android that reads MIFARE 13.56MHz transit cards: https://github.com/codebutler/farebot The author would like to see eventually emulating such cards: http://codebutler.com/announcing-farebot-for-android I would definitely be interested in a board if it was proven it could read

Re: JS TrojanDownloader on opkg.org?

2010-05-12 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 7:55 PM, Thomas Franck thomas.fra...@gmx.com wrote: Hi.. I was just going to have a look at something on opkg.org when my NOD32 came up with this warning (work PC ;) ): -8 12.05.2010 11:50:48     HTTP filter     file    http://www.opkg.org/

Re: Status of GSM base station positioning services clients

2010-05-03 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Risto H. Kurppa ri...@kurppa.fi wrote: Hi there! does anyone know what's the current status of GSM base station -based positioning services.. How do the different databases compare to each other nowadays? Are there clients to position the user based on the

Re: [Shr-User] Alternatives to FR

2010-02-10 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On 2/11/10, Joshua Judson Rosen roz...@geekspace.com wrote: GNUtoo gnu...@no-log.org writes: On Mon, 2010-01-04 at 01:12 +, William Kenworthy wrote: Flow - good but pricy, and unless I am looking at the design wrong, there is only one adapter/interface socket so you can have a

Re: GSM Network Time

2010-01-04 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
SHR already does both (GSM and GPS). You should set the local timezone - http://trac.shr-project.org/trac/wiki/Tweaks#Timezone On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 4:25 AM, Esben Stien b...@esben-stien.name wrote: Any way to extract the time from the GSM network and have the time set based on this?. Any

Re: Ericsson releases free cell-id lookup API

2009-11-03 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
2009/11/3 jeanmatthew jeanmatthewjohns...@gmail.com: Is it very much different than the Google location API? Definately - It only gives you 1 cell position (latitude/longitude, is this the position of the cell tower?), a locality name and an accuracy measure in meters per API call. This is

openBmap-locator (was Re: Ericsson releases free cell-id lookup API)

2009-10-23 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
2009/10/23 Baruch Even bar...@ev-en.org: Alex (Maxious) Sadleir wrote: 2009/10/23 Onen onen...@free.fr: Baruch Even wrote: Alex (Maxious) Sadleir wrote: As Baruch said, you must be online, and I add you must send your GSM data (and as such your position) to a third party. Local service

Re: Ericsson releases free cell-id lookup API

2009-10-22 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
2009/10/23 Onen onen...@free.fr: Baruch Even wrote: Alex (Maxious) Sadleir wrote: https://labs.ericsson.com/apis/mobile-location/documentation/cell-id-look-up-api Limited to 100 requests per day. Perhaps I'm getting the syntax wrong (made sure to use hex like their example does) but when I

Ericsson releases free cell-id lookup API

2009-10-21 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
https://labs.ericsson.com/apis/mobile-location/documentation/cell-id-look-up-api Limited to 100 requests per day. Perhaps I'm getting the syntax wrong (made sure to use hex like their example does) but when I tried to compare it to cells in the openmoko cellid databases, I got back 404 - The

Re: Off Topic (was: Re: WikiReader)

2009-10-15 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Niels Heyvaert nielsheyva...@hotmail.com wrote:        d3e504410910150410m778ce7awbc076bd00f2cf...@mail.gmail.com        snt127-w6376fb807e52afee356c80b2...@phx.gbl        d3e504410910150601n2779351w954ebc0a42acc...@mail.gmail.com        

Re: Tips when GSM doesn't work

2009-10-12 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
2009/10/13 Cristian Gómez cristianp...@gmail.com: I'm using my FR (with SHR - last) as main phone. I experienced sometimes that when I start SHR, GSM functions doesn't start I don't know how can I check any log or how can I start manually GSM services, I type /etc/init.d/frameworkd restart,

Re: Increasing GPS accuracy with EGNOS

2009-10-07 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 9:02 PM, Al Johnson openm...@mazikeen.demon.co.uk wrote: On Sunday 04 October 2009, Erik Lundin wrote: Good news, indeed. Does the Neo FreeRunner support EGNOS signals? Both the hardware and software?

Re: [SHR-U] Get imei number without sim card

2009-09-29 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 11:18 PM, Mickael Labrousse m.labrousse_l...@bcmd.fr wrote: Hi folks, I'ld like to get, with a command line, the IMEI number of my Freerunner (running SHR-U). But I don't have a sim card in it, so is it possible to talk to gsmd ? You can enter the AT command AT+CGSN

Re: Freerunner in real world

2009-09-15 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Laszlo KREKACS laszlo.krekacs.l...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:07 AM, Cry cry_regar...@yahoo.com wrote: Does anyone have a solution for this?  I can't see the screen on my freerunner when I am in sunshine.  It is completely washed out. Did you

Re: Wireless Signal Power Levels...

2009-09-09 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 12:16 AM, John Dowd jdowds...@gmail.com wrote: My question is: is the signal level really a problem and is there a simple configuration setting that I can use to try and fix it? Cheers!! There's two things you can do to increase this:

Re: cellhunter - openbmap - opencellid revisited... (was Re: CellHunter is moving to a new server)

2009-09-06 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 7:55 PM, Risto H. Kurppari...@kurppa.fi wrote: Ok, downloaded the cellhunter database, this is what it stores: provider        cell_mcc        cell_mnc        cell_la cell_id cell_arfcn      signal  gps_time        gps_lat gps_long        gps_alt gname   local_time  

Re: cellhunter - openbmap - opencellid revisited... (was Re: CellHunter is moving to a new server)

2009-09-06 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 8:49 PM, Risto H. Kurppari...@kurppa.fi wrote: On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Alex (Maxious) Sadleirmaxi...@gmail.com wrote: I looked at common api to submit cells and found that the openmoko OBM logger app was missing *one* field (arfcn) that cellhunter api wanted.

Re: [Shr-Devel] I'd like to add some packages to the feeds

2009-09-03 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 12:49 AM, Sebastian Krzyszkowiakseba.d...@gmail.com wrote: On 9/3/09, Martin Jansa martin.ja...@gmail.com wrote: When talking about gps utils, what about good old agpsui? I liked it for testing purposes and options like cold reset, warm reset etc. Probably new options

Re: [openBmap] GSM/GPS logger 0.4.0 is out! (Legal status)

2009-07-29 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 7:15 PM, Strollerstrol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk wrote: On 28 Jul 2009, at 11:35, Patryk Benderz wrote: ... Hi, did you considered legal side of this work? I mean, do GSM operators in all countries allow us to collect these data? The data is publicly observable, so I

Re: [openBmap] GSM/GPS logger 0.4.0 is out! (Legal status)

2009-07-29 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 7:01 AM, Onenonen...@free.fr wrote: Alex, could you be more specific, I am not sure to understand what you have in mind? Are you wondering if we could log cells from other operators with only one phone? Exactly. I don't know alot about GSM. On one hand, you can see the

Re: Where are the archives of the list?

2009-07-26 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
http://lists.openmoko.org/nabble.html On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 10:06 PM, li...@kitepilot.com wrote: I realize that many of my answers can be dug out from old messages, but I haven't been able to find a link like: Type something here and search ALL messages Is there one? I hate being a

Re: [openBmap] New cells visualisation interface on the website (beta)

2009-07-26 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Onen onen...@free.fr wrote: Onen wrote: Alex (Maxious) Sadleir wrote: I've tried using the API page at http://realtimeblog.free.fr/api/getGPSfromGSM.html but it never returns useful results for me even when the map shows a radius. For example given

Re: Is your GPS working today?

2009-07-26 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 5:22 AM, Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.d...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 21:15, The Digital Pioneerdigitalpion...@gmail.com wrote: Nope, my GPS is dead in SHR-U. I've upgraded since it last worked, but no go. I've got an error in dmesg, the same as

Re: [openBmap] New cells visualisation interface on the website (beta)

2009-07-25 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 9:24 PM, Onen onen...@free.fr wrote: You can now browse and zoom to an area, and see (depending on the level of zoom), LACs and cells. When you select one item, you can click on it to see the coverage of the item. Wow! This is very useful for planning cell id

Re: [openBmap] New cells visualisation interface on the website (beta)

2009-07-25 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 9:53 PM, Robin Paulson robin.paul...@gmail.comwrote: is there any work to get this data into the osm database? i assume the license is compatible? it would be great to get existing cells rendered on an alternative tile set, cache them for viewing in tangogps and see

Re: [openBmap] New cells visualisation interface on the website (beta)

2009-07-25 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 2:00 AM, Onen onen...@free.fr wrote: Hi, If we could get all the average points for a network/country/region as KML, it wouldn't be too hard to convert them into tangogps POIs (although then you'd have alot of POIs). What would be the purpose of displaying the

Re: OpenBmap

2009-06-10 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 3:14 AM, Onen onen...@free.fr wrote: The logs should not be lost. They just have not been detected, and processed by the (broken) server. Tweet is triggered when logs are detected. Yep! They've shown up today just as expected. Does it say anywhere what the

Re: OpenBmap

2009-06-09 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Risto H. Kurppa ri...@kurppa.fi wrote: - I already discussed with Onen (#openmoko-cdevel) some issues in the client app (= I have no idea what all the numbers mean and OTOH it'd be nice to have it work as a daemon eating as little resources as possible, OTOH

Re: Power dongle

2009-06-07 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
There's quite a few USB power sources (marketed as Emergency Phone Chargers) around including some that run off normal batteries. I can get one of those at any supermarket around here. They'll last longer than 15 seconds too. There's also the option of making your own with a 9v battery, a diode,

Re: Command-line Yaouh! clone

2009-04-23 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 11:44 PM, Yoann ARNAUD yarn...@crans.org wrote: Risto H. Kurppa a écrit : So 300MB of tiles with 30% updated it would generate (5+10*30)*300 kB = 89MB or so.. ok.. I wonder if it's ok for OSM people if people start doing it like this a lot more than they now do.

Re: [Cellhunter] no offline log any more

2009-03-19 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
Something I realised on Debian/fyp was that in /usr/bin/cellhunter.py home is set to /home/root but on fyp root's home is just /root. Cellhunter 0.4.2 *did not* present an error message when it tried to write the offline log to a non-existant path, it just silently failed. So this should

Re: [ASU] Is git available for freerunner

2008-09-22 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
If you add the angstrom respository, you can have both. See http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Users_Repositories#Angstrom_Repository for details On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 2:10 AM, Geoff Ruscoe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Need I say more? Oh what about svn?

Re: WiFi doesn't work

2008-09-11 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
The solution is absurdly simple. Use udhcpc not dhclient. Both are installed on 2008.8, only udhcpc does the right thing. For example... Dhclient: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~# dhclient eth0 Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.2 Copyright 2004 Internet Systems Consortium. All rights reserved. For

Re: Calling all Australian OpenMoko Geeks! PLEASE READ!

2008-07-23 Thread Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
For those like me who were baffled how to actually join: Send a **plain-text** message containing subscribe oz-users to [EMAIL PROTECTED] and you get instructions back. On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 2:39 PM, Wilkinson, Alex [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are trying to create an Oz OpenMoko community.

Re: Steve on V5 versus v6

2008-04-21 Thread Alex Maxious Sadleir
There's vector (EPS format?) logos and the conditions for using them on the wiki; http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Trademark_Policy Note that for most community purposes (creating software or community webpages) the artwork is free to use but explicit permission is required for several cases