Testing WIFI and GPS hardware
openmoko at ginguppin.de
Fri Aug 15 22:17:53 CEST 2008
> and ifconfig eth0 gives values for received and transmitted data:
dunno where those come from.
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1F:3F:BE:45:2B
> inet6 addr: f58b::263:ceff:fd87:ed25/64 Scope:Link
> UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> RX packets:429957 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:12080 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
> RX bytes:607951527 (579.7 MiB) TX bytes:128021 (125.0 KiB)
> but if I start pinging an external IP address from the Freerunner and
> the USB cable, pings stop returning until I plug the cable back in and
> restart networking on the host.
no wonder -- your wlan does not have an ip (the ipv6 one is useless).
you need at least to run
udhcpc -i eth0
to obtain one.
> I see the same group of lines repeating:
> but I'm not sure how to interpret them. Thanks for your help!
well, if you're in a spot with gps reception, after a while (about a
minute, maybe even longer) between all these ,,, there should be numbers.
i am not that familiar w/ gps, but i think as long as frinst N*?? changes
it means that your gps receives signals which means that the hw should be
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