GPS hardlocks OM2008.08

Alexey Kurochkin alexey.kurochkin at
Thu Aug 28 17:57:46 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 17:07 +0200, Erland Lewin wrote:
> 2008/8/28 Alexey Kurochkin <alexey.kurochkin at>
>         When I run any program which uses GPS (Tango, locations,
>         orrery,
>         agps-ui) after some time OM hangs and nothing works. The only
>         remedy is
>         to remove the battery. On the other hand all these programs
>         "work" fine
>         while GPS is turned off. Just turning on GPS does not seem to
>         produce
>         the same effect unless some program is using it. I think it
>         started
>         after that update which fixed GSM problem. Any ideas?
> I wonder if this is what I'm seeing right now, but actually the
> Freerunner is just running extremely slowly. I was logged in with SSH
> over usb0, before it became super slow, and it takes minutes between
> keypresses and a reaction in the shell. I'm trying to start 'top' now,
> but I don't know if I'll have time to wait to see what's taking all
> the time. I am running the 'locations' app. 

When memory is low performance usually decreases gradually as you described. In my case it stays responsive until suddenly locks, so I doubt it is memory problem.

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