Tangogps pre-cache?

Robert William Hutton rwh at helms-deep.cable.nu
Fri Aug 15 04:20:21 CEST 2008

shawnzier at gmail.com wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 03:50:30PM -0600, -stacy wrote:
>> Steven Kurylo wrote:
>>> The tango gps documentation says "Additionally you can conveniently
>>> pre-cache areas."  Can anyone tell me how to do this?
>>> I can scroll around and have those tiles cached for off line use, but
>>> a pre-cache would be great.  Downloading all the OSM tiles and all the
>>> zoom levels for a 20km radios would be excellent.
> Just go to the area of the map that you want to download and click on
> the map. A menu should come up that has a "map download" option. Another
> menu will come up that asks you what zoom level (im assuming this means
> relative to the current level) that you want to download. Finally, click
> OK.

Before you do this, make sure you go into Config and change the cache 
directory to something under /media/card.  By default it's in /tmp, and 
you lose the contents of /tmp each time you reboot.

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