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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:gpsd 2.3 and latest kismet from subversion.
Date:14:27:31 14/12/2005

IMHO gpsd is currently fatally broken.

I can't use it at all with my GPS with any software, their NMEA parsing is broken, and their new client handling code is crap. I've dropped back to an old gpsd from gpsdrive, which at least crashes predictably.

-m

> Hi,
>
> Can't get gpsd to work properly with kismet.
>
> When I should have lock in a stationery position, noted with the gps with any other app (gpsdrive for example), kismet shows lock then NONE then lock.. in a cyclic manner.
>
> In the gpsd debug output I see many lines like these between the NMEA sentences:
>
> gpsd: <= client(5): PAVMH
> gpsd: client(5): channel 4 already active.
> gpsd: client(5): channel 4 already active.
> gpsd: client(5): channel 4 already active.
> gpsd: client(5): channel 4 already active.
>
> any ideas?
>
> thanks.


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