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Re: [gpsd-users] gpsd exits on nmea-sentence with bad syntax

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] gpsd exits on nmea-sentence with bad syntax
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:59:13 -0700

Yo Victor!

On Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:52:55 +0200
Victor Klein <address@hidden> wrote:

> I found that gpsd exits without notice if if gets a sentence with a
> not wellformed syntax.

Can you send us a capture of the bad stream?  Maybe a minutes worth?

Simple to do, something like this:
        cat /dev/ttyS0 > capture.nmea

Then we have a good test case to keep on file.

Better yet, fill out a complete hardware report, as outlined here:

You may also want to check your serial port speed and slow control.  gpsd
should not die on something like this, but your GPS should not be acting
so poorly either.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97701
        address@hidden  Tel:+1(541)382-8588

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