Fedora7 USB GPS problem

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Tue Nov 20 16:54:30 UTC 2007

Paul Olson wrote:
 > > Well, it works on WindowsXP (a VMWare image on the same laptop) 
with the
 > > DeLORME Street Atlas 2008 application;  the led on the unit flashes
 > > green and it sees 7 satellites.  It is curious that the device is 
 > > on plug in as an EarthMate LT-20, but gpsd tries to load a garmin 
 > >
 >This sounds like a gpsd bug. You can try accessing the GPS directly
 >using something like roadnav, instead of loading gpsd, and see if
 >that works.

I think you are mis-reading that log message. I think that gpsd is 
telling you that it is NOT using the garmin code specification to talk 
to the unit. Garmin hardware apparently can do 'garmin' or 'NMEA'...


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