[Debian -FSO -GPS] No Fix

Joerg Reisenweber joerg at openmoko.org
Sat Nov 29 15:38:12 CET 2008

Am Do  27. November 2008 schrieb arne anka:
> > I don know why, and I'm not shure if it was solved by the changes I have
> > made, but after time and timezone was correct fso-gpsd fixed in less then
> > 2min.
> if that's really the cause it needs fixing -- my fr is always about 3 min  
> behind in time when rebooted and i do not always have a ntp source  
> available to sync.
> wasn't there recently something about fso feeding the u-blox data on  
> startup and that the data needs to match time and so on? then this routine  
> needs to be more tolerant.

Feeding GPS with correct data about recent sat positions isn't something you 
can make "more tolerant".
Either the GPS knows where to look for the sats (due to accurate data being 
supplied by AGPS), or it needs to scan all possibilities to find where to get 
an actual signal (which may take quite a while).


[["position" and "where" used herein as a synonym for frequency/channel. 
Though the position in space also needs to be known to calculate exact 
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