[kismac] Re: Maps?

  • From: Derrick J Brashear <shadow@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 22:15:27 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 23 Feb 2004, Ryan Verner wrote:

> Are there any free locations to get such maps?  Is there any decent
> mapping software for the mac, independent of kismac?  A bonus would be
> if it could read from gpsd; I can run multiple software in tandem, this
> way.

If you're willing to run X11, I recommend Xastir.

> Once I picked up two AP's, and set the first waypoint, it actually
> started showing nodes without a map.  Thing is, it only reads from the
> GPS for about 10 minutes before reading from the GPS completely hangs.
> I suspect it may be the GPS, though (it's a USB thing, installed a
> Prolific USB->Serial kext to get it working properly).

I'm using a Prolific frob on my serial GPS, with gpsd (with Kismac and
xastir), no problems, I've run it for hours.

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