[ gpsdrive ] gps receiver Timeout

Joerg Ostertag (gpsdrive Munich/Germany) gpsdrive at ostertag.name
Mon Apr 28 14:27:47 AKDT 2008


On Dienstag 29 April 2008, Jakub Sykora wrote:
> Hi,
>
> don't understand. Cating the device works well, but gpsd hangs? What
> does the gpspipe say? Does it laso hang?

What do you mean by hang?

Simply cating won't give you any response from gpsd.

try using:
	xgps 
or
	cgps
or 
	telnet 
	and then type P

>
> Markus Bergholz wrote:
> > Hi
> > i'm using a bluemedia GPS receiver BM-6020 (NMEA-0183 / 57600 Baudrate)
> >
> > if i try:
> >
> > # cat /dev/rfcomm0
> >
> > i get the Data. GPGGA GPGSA GPRMC and so one.
> >
> > I start " gpsd /dev/rfcomm0 " and start gprs drive.
> > he show the status of the gps battery, but after 2-3 seconds came a time
> > out.
> > but if i check it on my mobile it works great!
> > only in gpsdrive not?! because "cat /dev/rfcomm0" give me the datas?!
> >
> > i'll try to install the new release on my eeepc - but that won't work...
> >
> > someone can help me?
> >
> >
> > greetings
> > markus



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