[Gta04-owner] GTA04 transplant / introduction

Benjamin Deering ben_deering at swissmail.org
Sun Oct 28 00:19:38 CEST 2012

On 10/27/2012 05:49 PM, EdorFaus wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently got my GTA04 (I think A4), and have now completed my 
> transplant of it into the case of my old FR. The last step of the 
> instructions says to announce it, so... consider it announced. :)
> I think I'm going to consider the transplant a success, though there's 
> one niggle I might have to open it back up to look at - the AUX button 
> has gotten a bit... awkward? sticky? not sure what to say exactly; it 
> sometimes works just fine and other times seems a bit stuck, though 
> I'm not sure if it's in our out at those times.
> The onboard distro booted just fine, which suggested it was a success.
> Since then, I've installed QtMoko v48 on an SD card, and it seems to 
> mostly just work; I've run into some issues that I'm going to send 
> separate emails about (since the combined email was getting rather 
> long (I'm somewhat verbose), and they're separate issues anyway).
> Additionally, I only just joined this list, so please consider this my 
> introduction, and please bear with me if I talk about things already 
> explained in earlier emails. Feel free to point to relevant posts.
> I've been on the community list for ages, but haven't really had the 
> time to do much for a long while, so I'm a bit out of touch. I'm 
> hoping things will settle down some soon so I can get more involved 
> again, especially as I want to use the GTA04 as my main phone, but 
> can't really promise anything right now.
Congratulations on the install.  To fix your aux button issue you need 
to add a small shim in one of the board holders.  For details, you could 
search the archives of this list for the word 'carton' as the first 
person to discover this used a piece of carton for a shim.


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