Om2008.9 GPS Fix some help, please

Sargun Dhillon xbmodder+openmoko at
Wed Dec 10 00:36:58 CET 2008

Find a place about 80 feet from anything higher than the Freerunner.
Leave the freerunner sitting for about 20 minutes, and you should be
able to get a fix. Also, try to get the AGPS data from ublox if you're
using a distribution which does not save the almanac.

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 2:01 PM, Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at> wrote:
> 2008/12/10 Samuel Pereira <email at>:
>> I have a new freerunner for a week, and i'm testing software, and dists...
>> This neo already have a capacitor on the sd slot, so i dont have
>> hardware problem with SD card.
>> But sometimes i can get a fix, and i can work TangoGPS with any problem!
>> Other times, i can get nothing...
>> Any solution for this?
>> This can happen on different locations?
> make sure you're outside, the freerunner is not in a pocket, bag, etc.
> and that there are no trees/buildings nearby. also, stand still till
> it gets a fix
> all these will help reduce time to first fix, after which you can move
> around, put it in your pocket, and so on, and it will keep the fix
> i hear manhole covers make good aerials, although this may be a myth -
> i imagine any large metal object will do the same
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