[ gpsdrive ] gps receiver Timeout

Jakub Sykora kubajz at kbx.cz
Tue Apr 29 02:11:26 AKDT 2008


Hi,

this looks like gpsd cannot read supported data format from 
/dev/rfcomm0. What is the output of `cat /dev/rfcomm0` like?
Does the user executing gpsd have permission to open /dev/rfcomm0?

If gpsd is not working, gpsdrive won't too...

K

Markus Bergholz wrote:
> Hi
> 
> if i telnet localhost 2947 and Type P i get: GPSD;P=?
> 
> What does it mean? (tested it only in room yet. ot signal)
> or doesn't gpsd receive the signal? but cat receive signals???
> 
> greetings
> markus
> 
> icq: 167498924
> skype: markuman
> 
> 
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
>> Datum: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 00:28:19 +0200
>> Von: "Joerg Ostertag (gpsdrive Munich/Germany)" <gpsdrive at ostertag.name>
>> An: GPSdrive discussion list <gpsdrive at lists.gpsdrivers.org>
>> Betreff: Re: [ gpsdrive ] gps receiver Timeout
> 
>> 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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>>
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