[Letux-kernel] [PATCH 0/7] gnss: add new GNSS subsystem

Johan Hovold johan at kernel.org
Tue Apr 24 19:50:50 CEST 2018

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 07:40:00PM +0200, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> Hi Johan,
> > Am 24.04.2018 um 18:34 schrieb Johan Hovold <johan at kernel.org>:

> > As proof-of-concept I have implemented drivers for receivers based on
> > two common GNSS chipsets (SiRFstar and u-blox), but due to lack of
> > hardware these have so far only been tested using mockup devices and a
> > USB-serial-based GPS device (using out-of-tree code). [ Let me know if
> > you've got any evalutation kits to spare. ]
> Ok, those drivers look nice on first glance.
> BTW: I have refactored our w2sg00x4 driver into a gps-core (still creating
> a /dev/GPS0) and a driver using a common API.
> With that it should almost fit by coping some lines from your serdev based
> device drivers.

I think it should be done the other way round (if I understand you
correctly), that is, by adding support for configurations were WAKEUP is
left not connected to the sirf driver instead. I had that use-case in
mind when implementing the driver, and some ideas of how it should be
done, but did not get around to actually implement it yet.


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