[ltp] T400 GPS, Anyone?

Chris Schumann linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 18 Jun 2010 10:27:17 -0500


On 06/18/2010 09:31 AM, Christof B├╝chi wrote:
> Chris Schumann schrieb:
>> I have a T400 with the Ericsson f3507g card. I'm using Fedora 12.
>>
>> Using the thinkwiki page, I can get GPS output from /dev/ttyACM2 in 
>> minicom, but I can't get any gps app to show my location.
>>
>> I'm not sure whether gpsd is working properly, or whether minicom is 
>> not leaving the port in a proper state.
>>
>> Any tips?
>>
>> Chris
>>
>>
> I heard you have to use your Sim-Card to unlock the device. The 
> Ericsson card is working only when you are connected to gsm/gprs/umts 
> network.
> I know it sounds strange, so give me please a feedback when you tried 
> out..
>
> Thanks, Christof
I am getting correct lat/lon in Minicom, at the frequency I want, so I 
know the GSP portion is working. I'm just not sure how to connect that 
output to gpsd so the client software can use it. (Also, 3G WWAN works 
great.)

Chris