GPS device missing in debian

Joachim Breitner nomeata at
Wed Sep 3 21:52:16 CEST 2008


Am Mittwoch, den 03.09.2008, 12:14 -0700 schrieb Chris Jenks:
> I understand that the GPS device is accessed through 
> /dev/s3c2410_serial1 in debian rather than through /dev/ttySAC1 as under 
> 2008.8 (BTW, GPS under 2008.8 worked for me). However, I'm not getting any 
> s3c2410_serial1 appearing in my /dev, and my debian is up to date, with 
> kernel 2.6.24. All that dmesg says about s3c2410_serial1 is:
> s3c2440-uart.1: s3c2410_serial1 at MMIO 0x50004000 (irq = 73) is a S3C2440
> I couldn't find a module to load. I know other people have this working in 
> debian, but I thought I followed the wiki closely. Any suggestions?

Did you install Debian via the installer? This should have installed a
udev rule that renames the serial device to the usual /dev/ttySAC1. If
that’s the case, where did you find the information about the device
name /dev/s3c2410_serial1?

Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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