GPS rework: Please test and report on software fix prior to attempting any hardware fix
michael at openmoko.org
Wed Aug 6 08:58:54 CEST 2008
Andy Green wrote:
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Al Johnson wrote:
> |> For a bit more consistency of timing, less manual intervention, and
> |> readings to get an idea of the run to run variation in that location,
> can I
> |> suggest a script? It could do with a timeout when waiting for a fix since
> |> with deivestrength 3 and idleclk 1 this can take a _very_ long time,
> |> forever in some locations!
> | I was just about to write a similar script when I saw yours hit my
> | inbox... other than a couple of assumptions, I like yours better than
> | what I had in mind
> These are really interesting, thanks.
> | d i min / avg / max
> | 0 0 35.20/ 55.33/144.30 <===
> | 0 1 37.39/ 77.76/315.76
> | 3 0 36.07/ 42.07/ 47.82 <===
> | 3 1 97.46/173.09/359.69
> These relative numbers are a bit counterintuitive... it might be worth
> trying it again from a "very cold boot" but with the script
> for DRIVESTRENGTH in 3 2 1 0
> and seeing if the bias to a worse max moves accordingly.
> - -Andy
I started a draft of a wiki page here
to describe the test and to collect the results. Can you please add the
line you suggest to the script?
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