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Re: [gpsd-users] TSIP driver flaky? v3.10

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] TSIP driver flaky? v3.10
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 04:48:07 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Gerry Creager - NOAA Affiliate <address@hidden>:
> I just downloaded and installed 3.10 manually. I'm using an older Trimble
> (trying to get minicom to give me a coherent output so I can ask exactly
> what it is... I guess I'll bring home an Ashtech or another Trimble (or dig
> out the older PVT6...) to get something more identifiable.
> ANYWAY, I've started gpsd with /dev/ttyUSB0, and then attempted to run
> gpsmon, and got the following:
> gpsd://localhost:2947         JSON slave driver>
> (81)
> {"class":"VERSION","release":"3.10","rev":"3.10","proto_major":3,"proto_minor":9}
> (172)
> {"class":"DEVICES","devices":[{"class":"DEVICE","path":"/dev/ttyUSB0","activated":"2013-11-25T04:41:21.677Z","native":0,"bps":4800,"parity":"N","stopbits":1,"cycle":1.00}]}
> (122)
> {"class":"WATCH","enable":true,"json":false,"nmea":false,"raw":2,"scaled":false,"timing":false,"split24":false,"pps":true}
> In fact, this is a change from a bit earlier, where it was claiming to have
> found TSIP at 38400, but claimed a TSIP driver failure.
> Dare I ask what I'm doing wrong?

Nothing's wrong.  You're running gpsmon in client mode rather than direct,
so the first thing it sees is the JSON hi-I'm-here emitted by gpsd when you
connect. When gpsmon achieves recognizes a packet type the display will change
to something more familiar.
                <a href="";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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