GPS on OpenMoko

Michael Shiloh michael at
Sat Jan 19 00:01:18 CET 2008

Harald Welte wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 19, 2008 at 09:45:42AM +1300, peter wrote:
>> The page I read was :
>> What concerns me is whether the binary issue will mean OpenMoko won't  
>> come with gpsd by default; aka it the binary only driver coming as part  
>> of the standard image? If not it's not going to be a consumer feature,  
>> which is what I meant about GPS not being delivered; I know it can be  
>> made to work, but without default support it will obviously be of  
>> limited value.
> To the best of my knowledge, the GTA01 is only shipped to developers,
> i.e. it will never be (and never was) a consumer device.  The consumer
> device is based on the GTA02 hardware.  Since GTA02 doens't have any
> binary-only driver issues,  I don't see a valid point here.
> roh/michael: can you please make sure the wiki doesn't raise the
> impression that the gta02 device will require a binary-only driver.

Good point, Harald. This is an important distinction and warrants very 
explicitly noting so.


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