[Gta04-owner] Small update to Debian/LXDE/2.6.32 image: made Tangogps work

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Aug 2 16:03:10 CEST 2012

There is a fix for the /root/gps-demo script so that it now

* correctly initializes the VSIM regulator to power up the internal/external antenna
* resets the GPS chip through a GPIO if it is not sending NMEA records
* initialize gpsd on /dev/ttyO1
* launch TangoGPS (FoxtrotGPS)

Here is the script for those who are looking for sample code:


It should also be available through apt-get update/upgrade (if the goldelico server is still included in /etc/apt/sources.list).


PS: this most likely does not work with the 3.x kernels since they handle GPS and GPIOs differently

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