[pskmail] Re: No problem with gpsd

  • From: Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 18:39:59 +0100

It says GPS:gpsd /dev


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> Von: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Gesendet: 02.03.07 18:35:07
> An: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: [pskmail] Re: No problem with gpsd

Ok, well I guess the -p option I found was a typo.  I can dig up the link for 
the page I found it on if you like.
> Anyway, I restarted gpsd without the -p and gpsdrive still works.
> Now, I did not realize that the Options display was updated only after a 
> beacon.  I have not attempted a beacon yet so I guess I can't tell if this is 
> working or not.
> BUT, the terminal does NOT state:  GPSD /dev/.....
> So, I am guessing it still does not work for me on Ubuntu 6.10
> Dave
> On 3/2/07, Rein Couperus
>  <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:As already stated in the wiki:
> * First start gpsd with you gps connected.
> * The man page of gpsd says you start gpsd with 'gpsd /dev/xxx' (gpsd 
> /dev/ttyUSB0 in my case)
> * It also says the -f option is depricated. An -p option is not mentioned at 
> all  (which is why I did not check it in the first place.)
> * Then start the pskmail client. The client checks if gpsd is running (it 
> looks for 'gpsd /dev in the process table), if yes it starts the gps thread 
> and the termnal will say 'GPSD /dev/ttyUSB0'.
> * Pskmail now uses the gps value for beaconing, either by hand or 
> automatically.
> * The Options display is updated AFTER the first beacon has been sent.
> * If there is no gps value the position of the Options dialog will be used.
> Work on UBUNTU 6.06 here.
> Rein EA/PA0R/P
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