[kismac] Re: KisMAC 0.04a GPS Success

  • From: Lieven Gekiere <Lieven@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2003 09:23:26 +0100

Well Mick, I've only used the Holux USB GPS under Classic with Route66. That
works fine, but it's not really OSX :)

I checked the /DEV/ directory while the GPS was connected, but I couldn't
see anything in there that contains USB in its name.

Is there anyone else on this list with a Holux GPS ?


> From: Michael Rossberg <mick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 07:35:28 +0100
> To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [kismac] Re: KisMAC 0.04a GPS Success
> internally all usb gps devices convert from usb -> serial. i read the
> fact sheet on the internet and yours should do this also. however i
> could not find a driver for it and therefore i could not see, which
> chipset it is using for this conversion. a lot of gps devices (like
> mine) use the PL2302 chipset from prolific. they have a good osx driver
> for it.
> the tty device is the serial interface to the operating system. its
> correct name depends on the driver for this chipset. have you got your
> holux to work with other programs on os x?
>> How can I find out what the TTY for my GPS device is (eg:
>> /dev/tty.usbserial0). Where can I find mine that works with the Holux
>> usb ?
>> If I select auto detect, than it shows : "no NMEA compat. Gps"

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