[Gta04-owner] QtMoko v46

Neil Jerram neil at ossau.homelinux.net
Wed Aug 8 09:10:49 CEST 2012


Radek Polak <psonek2 at seznam.cz> writes:

> On Tuesday, August 07, 2012 08:21:32 AM Radek Polak wrote:
>
>> On Monday, August 06, 2012 10:58:01 PM Neil Jerram wrote:
>> > I just tried this under v46 too: left phone in same outside position for
>> > 2 hours with clear sky view; but NeronGPS still reported no fix and 0
>> > satellites.
>> > 
>> > Then I restarted NeronGPS, and did "cat /dev/ttyO1" in a terminal
>> > window.  That showed GA and SV sentences that indicated a fix, with 10
>> > satellites in view.
>> > 
>> > Therefore it looks like there is no problem with the GPS device being
>> > switched on; but the GPS information is getting lost somewhere in
>> > QtMoko.
>> 
>> Yup, i have got it nearly fixed now. It looks like QT 4.7 reports always
>> end of file on /dev/ttyO1 and there is condition that prevents parsing
>> NMEA because of this.
>> 
>> The whole code looks quite ugly. I have now replaced QFile with QSerialPort
>> - i think it will work much better now. It will take a few days to finish
>> it up.
>
> The code is now in my git. Now GPS works nice again.

Now there's an incentive to get my toolchain working again for v46 / Qt
4.7...  Thanks!

      Neil


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