[maemo-users] PhoneLink or CellPhoneTool or gnokii on OS2008

From: Peter Bart peter at petertheplumber.net
Date: Sat Dec 29 21:53:39 EET 2007
On Fri, 28 Dec 2007 17:40:14 -0500
"Adam Nelson" <anelson at nullpointer.net> wrote:

> I just got a N810 for Christmas and am trying to send and receive SMS
> messages using my Bluetooth-enabled phone from the N810 using
> PhoneLink or CellPhoneTool.  Both of these apps use gnokii for the
> communication with the phone.
> I've peered the N810 with my phone successfully, and can browse the
> stuff on my phone over Bluetooth using the File Manager.  However,
> whenever I try to launch CellPhoneTool (though I've had the same
> problem with PhoneLink), I get an error message saying:
> Phone connection error.  Resource temporarily unavailable.
> My ~/.gnokiirc follows:
> [global]
> port = (My phone's MAC address)
> model = AT
> rfcomm_channel = 2
> initlength = default
> connection = bluetooth
> use_locking = yes
> serial_baudrate = 19200
> smsc_timeout = 10
> [gnokiid]
> bindir = /usr/sbin/
> [connect_script]
> TELEPHONE = 12345678
> [disconnect_script]
> [logging]
> debug = on
> rlpdebug = on
> xdebug = on
> That file is as it was initialized by the PhoneTool installer, with
> the exception of the debug settings, which I changed to 'on' from
> 'off' in the hopes of getting some more meaningful debug output.
> After reading gnokii.org, I thought it would help if I could run the
> actual 'gnokii' app from xterm to see what sort of diagnostic output I
> can get, but there's no installable gnokii package for OS2008; the
> only one I could find is dependent on 'adduser', which I read
> somewhere was deprecated for OS2008.
> Has anyone been able to get anything gnokii-related working on OS2008
> version 50-2 with a Bluetooth phone in general, or a Motorola MOTOKRZR
> in particular?  Any hints on what I might be doing wrong or other
> places I might look?

	Depending on the carrier you have, they may have it disabled. I
use Verizon in the US and it's never worked. They purposely disable
most of bluetooth's capability by flashing their own firmware onto the
the handset.

Best Regards,
Peter The Plumber sm on the Road
State Licensed Plumber

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