Reason for GPS problems found!

Jeffrey Ratcliffe jeffrey.ratcliffe at
Wed Jul 16 11:23:55 CEST 2008

2008/7/15 Joerg Reisenweber <joerg at>:
> The good news: *IF* all pans out, there's (or soon will be) a new kernel at
> Andy branch that stops SD-card clock when SDcard is idle. We hope this will
> almost cure the problem, at least reduce it to sth like "you can't GPS while
> watching video from SD" or the like (hope you can cope with that ;).

This will still be a problem for those GPS applications loading big
maps from SD, I assume.

> We're about to verify a hw-fix so you could even watch video and still have
> GPS positioning during that.

So let's hope that this is a simple fix.



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