random net disconn. - o2 germany - motorola c123 + c140

Harald Welte laforge at gnumonks.org
Sun Jan 8 20:18:48 UTC 2012

Hi Stefan,

On Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 05:34:22PM +0100, Stefan Bauer wrote:

> Well, the coverage is perfect with my other cell phones at the exactly
> same position in my office.  

Are you sure your other phones are using O2 in GSM mode, not 3G?  It
could be that the other phones use 3G and thus have better coverage

Furthermore, different phones can very well have different Rx

> Is it possible, that my provider does not like the random imei-feature
> of osmocom?

That might very well be, but is completley unrelated to a RF signal
level as it is measured  by your phone (which leads to the problem you
are observing).

> Is it best practise to use the real sim and not only extracting the
> key from original sim and fake it?

Nice joke. I would be really surprised if you find SIM cards issued
during the last 14 years in western countrues that still can be cloned ;)

- Harald Welte <laforge at gnumonks.org>           http://laforge.gnumonks.org/
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