[Gta04-owner] Power consumption without SIM

Christ van Willegen cvwillegen at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 13:24:21 CET 2013


On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 12:52 PM, Paweł Więcek <coven at vmh.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 2013-02-03 at 15:13 +0100, Christ van Willegen wrote:
>> but it seems that the modem uses even more power when there is no SIM
>> inserted than if there is one...
>>
>> Is this 'known behaviour', or did I do something wrong, or is there
>
> It's a known behaviour, I think Nikolaus wrote about it some time ago.
> As far as I remember the modem will not go to low power state before it
> successfully registeres to network or something like this.

True, but perhaps distro's can shut down the modem if there is no SIM
inserted? I can't recall if the modem can be switched off by software
or not...

Christ van Willegen
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