[kismac] Re: Newbie - GPS for iBook G3/800

  • From: eric stimmel <estimmel@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2005 19:25:33 -0500

you can find the driver for OS X here:


there is also some info about this unit here:


i've also heard a lot of people recommend the holux-210... i haven't
used any of these yet, but there is a good list of available devices
on the pocket gps site... here's the review menu:


good luck...

On Sat, 5 Mar 2005 08:02:47 +0100, ard jonker <ard.jonker@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 16:33 -0500 2005/03/04, Nick wrote:
> >I've started using Kismac again, after concentrating
> >on building a network at home, and would like to
> >start using it in conjunction with GPS. Could anyone
> >recommend any GPS equipment that runs well with
> >OSX on an iBook and Kismac?
> As for ease of connectivity and use, I can recommend the BU-303 (202
> etc.) type of USB device. It is a 'GPS mouse' and is easily stowed
> away. The only 'better' option imho would be such a device with
> bluetooth if you have bluetooth built in the mac; the cord of the USB
> mouse is a nuisance if you are carrying your backpack around an the
> mouse is out.
> You need to find drivers for the usb mouse, PL2303 is the name,
> google 'pl2303 macos x driver' should get you going.
> ard
> ps. you could also utilise gpsd as Mick described on his site.

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