I looked into the gpsd and added it from "make menuconfig" to my buildroot.
I am currently replacing my image files on my Gumstix.
I also looked in this website:
Do I get all the functionality that is explained here by the what I got with
my buildroot or do I have to download each one of these separately! If I
need to download them, where do they go ? my PC or directly in the Gumstix?
Also, I am not trying to use the TCP/IP. My goal is to save the position
from GPS in a file for tracking/logging. I hope that I can do this with
The other tasks are currently pending.
Your time and effort is greatly appreciated.
On 11/17/06, Dave Hylands <dhylands@...> wrote:
> Hi Hossein,
> > Do you know of any programs/codes suitable for Gumstix that I can use to
> > decode the output messages (NMEA 0183 GGA, GSA, GSV, RMC, VTG, GLL) from
> > GPS? I would really appreciate it if you could give me some insights
> > them.
> gpsd has been used by others on the gumstix. It parses the stream, and
> you can connect to it via TCP/IP (either from the local machine or
> from a remote machine).
> > Also, I am planning to have the Gumstix run independently and
> > with the GPS and other parts without being connected to a PC. How can I
> > make the Gumstix run my programs automatically every time that it boots
> Add a file to the /etc/init.d directory. The file needs to start with
> a capital S and be followed by a two digit number and then anything
> else you want. Here's an example here:
> Make sure that the script is marked executable, and has linux line
> endings. You should be able to run
> /etc/init.d/S10robostix start
> (or use the real name of your script). The scripts are started up in
> ascending order by the 2-digit number.
> > I am planning to extend the Bluetooth antenna out from the Gumstix board
> > using an MMCX extension cable (2-3 inches). Do you think that might
> > any problems with the Bluetooth?
> As long as it's a proper shielded cable, it should be fine.
> Dave Hylands
> Vancouver, BC, Canada
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