opessach at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 21:36:34 CEST 2010
Thanks - I'll give this a try.
On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Alexander Lehner <
lehner at edv-buero-lehner.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Sep 2010, Ori Pessach wrote:
> > I'd also like to mention that I was able to get GPS fix before with this
> > hardware, but that was a while ago.
> I don't know if this is available on QtMoko and don't know the package
> managing system - on SHR I did in such cases:
> opkg install gps-utils
> gpspipe -r localhost
> Check if there comes out some NMEA data which looks somehow reasonable
> (changing) or rather static.
> opkg install openmoko-agpsui
> Run openmoko-agpsui (from the console maybe)
> It shows the output of gpspipe in a GUI, and even if you don't have a fix,
> you can see if the GPS chip receives signals from satelites, how many of
> them, the signal strength etc. You also can cold/warm/hot reset the GPS
> chip etc.
> Extremely useful tool for such cases.
> I had a similair case where first the kernal support for GPS changes/was
> broken, then in the same time I somehow managed to break the _very_ thin
> coax cable to the GPS antenna, and it was very troublesome to track this
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