[maemo-users] network priority and autoreconnect (OS2008)

From: Jonathan Greene atmasphere at atmasphere.net
Date: Tue Jan 22 22:42:10 EET 2008
On Jan 22, 2008 3:36 PM, Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 07:52:53AM -0500, Jonathan Greene wrote:
> > On Jan 21, 2008 6:25 AM, Kalle Valo <kalle.valo at nokia.com> wrote:
> > > I don't see any easy way to do this (ie. automatically switch from
> > > BT-DUN to WLAN). Basically you would have to replace icd with some
> > > other component handling higher level connection switching.
> >
> > The iPhone seems to continue to scan for networks on occasion even
> > when connected over edge (not DUN) which lets it see and auto-switch
> > to your known wifi locations.  This is pretty slick actually and when
> > you walk in your house the device is on the faster network...
> Yummy.
> Although I would prefer it not do that and kill my existing ssh
> connections by changing my externally visible IP address.

Agree - the negative is that it auto-switches when you walk into
starbucks to t-mobile and unless you are prepared to login (or have an
account) you lose the link or process on which you were following ...
There's got to be a way though to consider how the E-Series phones let
you create a stack of connection priorities ...

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