Reason for GPS problems found!

Dirk Bergstrom openmoko at
Tue Jul 15 20:53:28 CEST 2008

thomasg wrote:
> First results show at the same devices, even outdoor, that there is no fix
> in over 400 seconds with SD card, the signal seems to be at least 10 to 20
> dB worse (so bad, that most satellites don't even appear).

I did one test w/o the SD card, and it was 96 seconds TTFF, with average 
signal strength of around 38.  Two tests with the card were 98s and 
180s, both with SS around 35.

For me there's not a lot of difference, which is good.

Note that all three of the tests were done without a SIM card.


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