[ gpsdrive ] First Run
andreas at putzo.net
Fri Apr 25 12:09:12 AKDT 2008
On Apr 25 14:26, Matthew Polashek wrote:
> I did a first run with GPSDrive today. Garmin 38 serial Dell D510
> Ubuntu. It went pretty well. GPSDrive was not finding altitude form my
> gps. Anyone know why that might be?
I guess that your gpsd does not include GSA sentences when converting
from Garmin protocol. Gpsdrive needs them to determine the altitude as
far as i know.
You may either use a newer gpsd version or use gpsdrive together with
the dbus interface if it's compiled in (gpsdrive -X).
> Also, is there a way to download all the maps for a destination?
The gpsfetchmap script can download maps for a defined area or along a
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