Andreas Putzo wrote: > On Dec 13 21:59, Andrew McMillan wrote: >> GPSDrive is not displaying any altitude reading from my GPS (a Garmin >> 60CSx). If I telnet to the gpsd port on my local machine I definitely >> do see my altitude coming through on the various data streams available. > > Does the GPS Status bar in the bottom right corner sometimes displays a 3D > Fix > which is needed to determine the altitude? The problem might be that > gpsdrive switches to n/a in the altitude widget as soon as your gps > device loses its 3D fix. If this happens frequently it might look as if > there were no altitude information altogether. > It would be helpful if you could provide a sample of collected nmea > data for example by starting gpsd with -D2 or by reading nmea sentences > directly from the device.
Some GPSes send sentences containing 2D and 3D information every second. If your GPS sends a 2D sentence last, that could be what you are seeing most of the time. _______________________________________________ Pkg-grass-devel mailing list Pkgfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-grass-devel