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Re: [gpsd-users] Earthmate and the Zodiac Driver

From: Scott Nolde
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] Earthmate and the Zodiac Driver
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 13:52:06 -0500

Thanks for the reply.  I think it was 2.96 when it last worked, and perhaps the one before that.  I've not yet had the chance to downgrade the port.

- Scott

On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 1:12 PM, Eric S. Raymond <address@hidden> wrote:
Scott Nolde <address@hidden>:
> I've got an old Delorme Earthmate serial GPS I've been using for quite a
> while with gpsd.  Upon upgrading the port last night gpsd seems to read the
> EARTHA sentence at first, gets a fix, then seems to forget what it's doing
> and gets stuck reading EARTHA from the GPS.  See the following output:

Looks like a regrsssion in the packet driver.

> What's my next step in getting it to work again?

Well, first, tell us what version of gpsd was working for you.

Do you know git well enough to run a bisection?  If we could pin down
what commit caused the problem I could probably solve it very rapidly.
               <a href="" href="" target="_blank">">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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