New Freerunner - never gets GPS fix

doron doron at
Thu Jul 31 22:32:39 CEST 2008

Mike Doody wrote:

> Hi,
> My new Freerunner has never gotten a GPS fix. I have tried the latest
> kernel (from 7/29) and also tried getting a fix with the SD card
> removed and waited an hour.
> I've tried agps-gui and tangoGPS, I've made sure that the NMEA
> sequences were being received. But never a fix.
> Is there anything I can do - check signal levels or something - or do
> I need to return this for warranty replacement?
did you change the parameters  for the gpsd  (/etc/defaults/gpsd) ?
I think that you should change the device file to /dev/ttySAC1 .
after that restart the service and check it without the SD card.

- doron

> thanks
> -Mike
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