[debian & gps] How to check gps
wesselch at gmx.net
Wed Sep 24 16:31:58 CEST 2008
Ok, if I understand in right:
HW SW SW SW
gps -> ogpsd -> fso-gpsd -> tangogps
Ok, and in which package I can find ogpsd?
I search for 'ogpsd' and got no pos result.
I just want to have a gps function, christian
Am Mittwoch, den 24.09.2008, 15:22 +0100 schrieb Al Johnson:
> On Wednesday 24 September 2008, Christian Weßel wrote:
> > Am Dienstag, den 23.09.2008, 22:55 -0600 schrieb -stacy:
> > > First, lets look at the players in this mess...
> > >
> > > gpsd - this is our good old friend from http://gpsd.berlios.de/ "True
> > > gpsd" someone called it.
> > > ogpsd - this is a subsystem of FSO's frameworkd. It replaces gpsd
> > > it implements the Gypsy API communicating with applications
> > > via dbus
> > > fso-gpsd - is a compatibility shim to translate Gypsy messages for
> > > applications that expect gpsd
> > > tangogps - a map/gps application
> > > tangogps-fso - a version of tangogps that has been modified to
> > > understand Gypsy messages
> > >
> > > <sarcasm>
> > > I don't know how you could find this confusing.
> > > </sarcasm>
> > >
> > > That is why I said "something is talking to your GPS", if you have a
> > > stock FSO then you have ogpsd talking to the gps and tangogps (the FSO
> > > version) and Zhone are getting their data via Gypsy. You don't need
> > > gpsd
> > > or fso-gpsd in this situation.
> > Thanx for the detail explaination, but I am still a little confused.
> > After installation of Debian I followed the tangogps guide from OM wiki.
> > I installed fso-gps and tangogps, both with <apt-get install fso-gps
> > tangogps> and it doesn't work together. Neither 'location' nor 'tango'.
> > After a selfmade confusion with my servers iptables I installed also
> > netutils-ping and dnsutils. Thats all.
> > So, please give me a hint what to de-install and which combination to
> > install and how to configured it. Maybe also the startup with zhone gui,
> > currently I need to start tangogps by xterm.
> > BTW, I checked my process list and couldn't find any other gpsd except
> > fso-gpsd:
> > > debian-gta02:~# ps -ef|grep gps
> > > root 1524 1 0 11:32 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/fso-gpsd -P
> > > /var/run/fso-gpsd.pid
> > The reboot was several hours before...
> I think you need ogpsd running too. ogpsd talks to the gps and outputs data in
> gypsy format over dbus. fso-gpsd reads gypsy format data from dbus and
> outputs gpsd format data for apps needing to use gpsd.
mfg/br, christian weßel
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