[maemo-users] Memo mapper cannot connect to GPSD server?

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Thu Apr 10 20:22:36 EEST 2008
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 07:04:43PM +0200, Magnus Larsson wrote:
> I have a N770 (feels a bit old now....) that I just reflashed, installed 
> OS2007 hacker edition, and then tried to install Maemo mapper, one of 
> the most important applications for me right now.
> I can install version 2 for OS2006, through the 
> maemo-mapper-os2006.install (found on 
> https://garage.maemo.org/frs/?group_id=29), and it launches. I scan for 
> bluetooth GPS devices and it finds my Holux GPSlim236. But then it 
> cannot connect, times out and says "Error trying to connect to GPSD 
> server".
> In Settings, GPSD is set to, port 2947 (default setting).

Don't use GPSD from Maemo Mapper -- instead use a direct Bluetooth

I don't remember if OS2007 included gpsd or if that was an extra
package.  OS2007 does indeed include gpsd but doesn't start it unless
you ask for it via DBus (and Maemo Mapper doesn't, which makes the gpsd
option useless).

Marius Gedminas
(Why, oh! why is X not written in Lisp?)
        -- Juliusz Chroboczek
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