[FSO/SHR] ogpsd/fso-gpsd: can't get 4Hz sample rate

KaZeR kazer at altern.org
Fri May 15 10:54:11 CEST 2009

Vasco Névoa wrote:
> I don't have much of a problem there... see this:
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo_FreeRunner_GPS#Configuration_for_a_higher_sampling_rate
> However, you must remember that frameworkd sends a lot of  
> configurations into the chip, and it keeps talking to it, so it might  
> be a bit of a hassle to get the chip to listen to you without shutting  
> down the framework.
> Usually, I just do "/etc/init.d/fso-gpsd stop" and avoid launching any  
> GPS application.  This makes sure the frameworkd shuts down the GPS  
> chip and lays off it. Then I can send in UBX packets into /dev/ttySAC1  
> and "tail -f /dev/ttySAC1" without problems.

Indeed, stopping fso-gps made it work, thanks for the hint. The drawback is
that you loose all the benefits of fso's gps handling : on demand statup,
shared access, etc.

I hope the guys from FSO will solve this soon.

Thanks again, useful tip.
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