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Re: Using gpsd for logging

From: Andreas B
Subject: Re: Using gpsd for logging
Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 09:34:02 +0200

Hi Greg,

Great, thanks for the tip!


On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 4:13 PM Greg Troxel <address@hidden> wrote:
> Andreas B <address@hidden> writes:
> > I'm using a ublox 8 gps connected to (what will be) a _headless_
> > Raspberry Pi (i.e. no screen). I want to be able to power up my raspi
> > and be sure that it is _always_ logging the output of gpsd. Any
> > recommendations, tips or tricks?
> >
> > I was thinking about something simple as:
> > gpspipe -r > log.nmea
> You said "_always_".   So probably you need something that starts gpsd,
> and picks a new log file, and some kind of supervisor process (script,
> invoked from cron) that restarts if necessary.  And then something that
> evaluates if it is working, and posts some sort of notification, perhaps
> nagios, perhaps mqtt status (with a liveness topic and a lwt to clear
> that) and then something like home assistant.

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