[Gta04-owner] GTA04 in the press

NeilBrown neilb at suse.de
Thu Feb 3 11:35:34 CET 2011


On Thu, 3 Feb 2011 10:57:03 +0100 "Dr. Michael Lauer"
<mickey at vanille-media.de> wrote:

> Am 02.02.2011 um 23:31 schrieb Neil Jerram:
> 
> > On 2 February 2011 21:40, NeilBrown <neilb at suse.de> wrote:
> > 
> >> where one commenter claims
> >> 
> >> - -------------------------
> >> The baseband is apparently an Option-rebranded Qualcomm Gobi device. Which sucks, since Qualcomm is about the most unfriendly when it comes to open-source, especially in the baseband division. [...]
> > 
> > Good grief...  However open a project tries to be, there will always
> > be someone who prefers to find fault with the corners that remain
> > closed.  (Note that I'm thinking of the commenter here, not you,
> > Neil.)
> 
> So true.
> 
> And to add a technical note on that... I prefer the AT/QMI separation
> over AT/AT+PPP every day. We have the same on the HTC Dream
> and QMI runs circles around PPP when it comes to connecting and
> disconnecting -- plus you don't need child process control.

That sounds promising.
Is there any documentation around for QMI ??? 
A quick 'google' didn't find anything promising.
Or does it require a "proprietary, closed userspace helper library" as the
commenter suggests?

Thanks,
NeilBrown


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