GPS hardlocks OM2008.08

Alexey Kurochkin alexey.kurochkin at
Thu Aug 28 19:26:07 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 10:49 -0600, -stacy wrote:
> Alexey Kurochkin wrote:
> > 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 noticed a similar problem, it seems to be too many programs trying to 
> talk to the GPS device at the same time. Tangogps uses gpsd while 
> locations uses diversity-daemon. I have been playing with a version of 
> gpsd that I compiled myself so I would have UBX support, I noticed that 
> the diversity daemon really didn't like it when I kicked the GPS into 
> UBX mode. I killed off the diversity daemon and gpsd/tangogps have had 
> no problems since.

I do not think diversity-daemon runs unless you started locations.

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