What Pine Phone Operating System For A Daily Driver?
(04-05-2021, 12:58 PM)Zebulon Walton>...the dialer display never changes over to the call display. Wrote:
(04-05-2021, 09:35 AM)C0ffeeFreak Wrote: I'm going to say this and you may not like it. What it sounds like you are experiencing is an AT&T VoLTE problem. ...

Perhaps, but the problem does not occur when I boot up on an SD card containing an earlier release of Mobian. (Calls work reliably with that 100% of the time whether the phone is connected via 3G or 4G.)

I installed the Megi's 17-distro boot SD just so I can boot reliably when I'm having trouble. (I'm running current Mobian from eMMC.) The 17-distro SD card also provides Jumpdrive with absolutely reliable MTP file transfer capability when I grow weary of using sftp and samba! I never update any of the OSes on the 17-boot SD card.

However, I've found that sometimes a reboot to eMMC Mobian brings phone functionality back to life too and then I can make a call.

My dialer GUI started working after I updated phoc to unstable a few weeks ago but currently I think the stable branch uses the same phoc and phosh code as unstable and I've gone back to 100% stable for updates/dist-upgrades.

Originally, spurious phosh resets motivated me to install the unstable branch phoc and phosh. See this thread (debug procedures discussed near the bottom), but I've not had the phosh crashes lately.


(04-04-2021, 10:26 PM)Zebulon Walton Wrote: As far as MTP, I was wondering what happened. Previously if the Pinephone's USB cable was plugged into a Linux computer files could easily be copied back and forth. (Files copied to the phone would be owned and accessible only by root but "sudo chown -R" easily fixed that.) Today I had some files to transfer and thought I'd do it that way but of course it didn't work. (I used sshfs instead.)

Hopefully these regressions will be fixed in the near future.
Note: I got bit by the persistent quoting functionality of this forum in my posts and lost most of my previous reply to your above post by trying to clean up a quote mess that I created.

Anyway, here's the history of Mobian MTP and my unsuccessful argument that its removal was mostly moot:

If the security issue is a problem for a user, it's easy for them to remove MTP but very difficult to install and configure it again since it was defeatured! I've not been able to get it working again.

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RE: What Pine Phone Operating System For A Daily Driver? - by calinb - 04-06-2021, 12:00 PM

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