2008.9 GPS

Matthew malane at purdue.edu
Tue Sep 23 19:33:39 CEST 2008

Chia-I Wu wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 09:25:39PM +0200, Alex Oberhauser wrote:
>> What program do you use? If I have tried only with the "location" program I
>> haven't received a fix. With the testprogram openmoko-gps-ui (I'm not sure
>> with the name) and tangogps it works. When there is clear sky and a free sight
>> after 1:30 or 2 minutes. When you start then "location" after you have
>> received a fix with one of the two programs mentionend it finds your location.
> The "Searching for your location" message and "Unable to locate a fix"
> alert is merely informative.  After they disappear, Locations (actually,
> diversity-daemon) continues listening to /dev/ttySAC1 silently and
> waiting for a fix.  Could you help verify it?
> If it causes confusions, it should be changed.
Now testing with the openmoko-agpsui program, I have a recently flashed 
2008.9 image with the latest kernel & rootfs, after 45m of uptime I have 
2686 fails and 0 good fixes.

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