[debian & gps] How to check gps
dkogan at cds.caltech.edu
Wed Sep 24 03:10:25 CEST 2008
Can you please elaborate? Do any of the actions you mentioned actually
On Wed, 24 Sep 2008 02:54:32 +0200
Sascha Wessel <wessel at nefkom.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 05:24:16PM -0700, Dima Kogan wrote:
> > To check the raw data coming out of the device, do
> > cat /dev/ttySAC1 | grep GGA
> > This should give you a line of data every second or so. Once a fix
> > has been established, these lines contain latitude,longitude values
> > in plain ASCII. The gpsd daemon (whether true gpsd or fso-gpsd)
> > should make this data available on port 2947. Check this with
> > nc 127.0.0.1 2947 | grep GGA
> > If the daemon works, you should get the same data here, as above.
> > Good luck.
> Exactly this is the most common problem. Please...
> * do NOT echo 1 > neo1973-pm-gps.0/pwron
> * do NOT read from /dev/ttySAC1
> * do NOT write to /dev/ttySAC1
> * do NOT run the original gpsd
> Then it should just work.
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