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)
> > 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
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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