Reason for GPS problems found!

Christophe Badoit openmoko at
Wed Jul 16 12:01:30 CEST 2008

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Jeffrey Ratcliffe a écrit :
> 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.

Well, once the GPS is fixed, with the sdcard in slot, it keeps doing a
good job in most cases.

I know that the signal is stronger without the SD, but, for me, the
*real* impact was on the TTFF.

So, I suppose loading some maps from the SD once the fix is done, should
not be a probleme (I hope :)

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