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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Kismet on N810 with Bluetooth GPS?
Date:15:12:44 16/01/2012

> I currently have my N810 (Diablo) running fine with my Bluetooth GPS in both "Maps" and "Maemo Mapper".
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> The problem is, no matter how hard I try to configure Kismet, either by doing /dev/rfcomm0 or even telling it GPSd, Kismet refuses to get the GPS.
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> Is there some sort of special configuration I need to do for these circumstances?

My recollection of the 810 was they have a mutant GPSD and it only talked dbus. I messed around with it for a bit trying to get kismet to behave with it, and then more or less gave up on the device, sorry.

I think it MIGHT be possible to make a plugin that ties into dbus and feeds kismet standard GPS data, but I wouldn't be sure. If i recall the big problem I had was dbus assumes you're willing to sacrifice your entire socket io system and only use dbus. I'm not willing to.

I'm not even sure where my 810 is anymore.

I'd make sure you're running a recent kismet (not 2008-something), and then kill off gpsd entirely, and try pointing kismet to rfcomm0 then.


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