[pskmail] Re: Client problem with Ubuntu 10.04

  • From: Pär Crusefalk <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2010 19:55:17 +0200

fre 2010-06-04 klockan 19:42 +0200 skrev Franco Spinelli:
> Il 01/06/2010 15:12, Klaus Lohmann ha scritto:
> > I had the same situation with gpsd. No timeout. Deactivation of gpsd helps.
> > Most comfortable solution would be to have gspd in the dropdown list and
> > the ability to enter own device name. I have a USB gps mouse which
> > appears as /dev/ttyACM0.
> >
> Solved.
> The problem was gpsd running in daemon mode without any gps connected 
> but with a USB to serial converter used for TNC connection.
> For some bug or error in gpsd this converter is seen as a GPS without 
> any output, so an infinite timeout.
> Now I have modified in /etc/default/gpsd from "daemon=true" to 
> "daemon=false" and all is working.
> But in Jpskmail can we have a switch "no GPS at all" ?
> Regards
> Franco Spinelli

Great that you found the issue and solved it!
The "no GPS at all" switch used to be that checkbox within preferences.
I could add a config parameter that controls wether it should check for
gpsd at all. By default it should probably be on (check for gpsd)?

73 de Per, sm0rwo

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