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Author: Pavel Machek
To: Tony Lindgren
CC: maemo-leste, kernel list, linux-arm-kernel, linux-omap, sre, nekit1000, mpartap, merlijn, martin_rysavy
Subject: Re: [maemo-leste] GPS fun on Droid 4 and leste

> > GPS on the droid 4 does not really work out of the box.
> >
> > gpsd is not in default installation, maybe it should be?
> >
> > What is worse, there's something broken with gpsd. Try:
> >
> > /usr/sbin/gpsd -N -D 5 /dev/gnss0
> > gpspipe -w
> > # this seems to work, but do ^C and restart
> > gpspipe -w
> > ...and it hangs.
> Some earlier versions of gpsd I think had issues where you could
> only connect one client. Or it was a bug in the kernel drivers..
> Anyways, multiple gpspipe instances have been working for me for
> a while now with gpsd-3.21.
> I also found some issues in gnss-motmdm driver for closing the
> gnss device, see:
> https://github.com/tmlind/linux/commits/droid4-pending-v5.8
> And I think the xtra2.bin data for agps is now working too :)
> https://github.com/tmlind/droid4-agps/commits/master
> At least I now get a fix in about two minutes after running the
> update.sh, going outside, and starting cgps.

Ok, let me play. But you should be getting fix in two minutes
_without_ AGPS support, if GPS is any good...

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