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Re: [gpsd-users] gpsd not capturing device on startup

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] gpsd not capturing device on startup
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:36:06 -0800

Yo Joshua!

On Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:29:16 -0500
"Joshua Quesenberry" <address@hidden> wrote:

> After rebooting the machine, I see that gpsd is running with the
> options I gave it, but I'm unable to get data from the GPS. If I run
> cgps it immediately returns with "GPS hung up." If I power cycle the
> GPS everything starts working fine until I reboot again. Any idea
> what causes this? How to fix it?

You can't automate what you can't do by hand.  So first work with gpsd
by hand.  Like this, as root:
        # killall -9 gpsd
        # gpsd -nD 4 /dev/ttyUSB0

You should have a lot of logging telling you what gpsd is doing.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
        address@hidden  Tel:+1 541 382 8588

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