GPS rework: Please test and report on software fix prior to attempting any hardware fix

C R McClenaghan chris at
Tue Aug 5 02:36:34 CEST 2008

Agreed. Would be a whole lot easier on everyone if a uboot, kernel(s)  
and rootfs were provided along with test scripts and a procedures  
document to follow.

On Aug 4, 2008, at 5:02 PM, Josh Thompson wrote:

> Could we get a link to some image files to use for this testing?   
> I'm not
> quite sure when Andy's fix made it in the kernel.  It would also help
> standardize the tests if we all use the same images.
> Josh
> On Mon August 4 2008 7:29:17 pm Michael Shiloh wrote:
>> Before we conclude that the hardware fix is required, we'd really  
>> like
>> to gather a lot of statistics from you about the behavior of the
>> software fix. We have been able to test in only a limited number of
>> locations, and a limited number of phones.
>> We'd like to ask you to run some tests and report back the TTFF in  
>> each
>> case:
>> 1. Prior to Andy's software fix
>> 1a. Without SD card
>> 1b. With SD card
>> 2. Using Andy's software fix
>> 2a. Without SD card
>> 2b. With SD card
>> Preferably run this test in multiple locations.
>> Results should be reported on a wiki page, which should include your
>> location (so we can assess other influences e.g. satellite  
>> elevation and
>> weather conditions)
>> Thanks,
>> Michael
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