Re: TSM30 source found!

2011-09-29 Thread Brian Wilson
it is intellectual property. If I had a religion this would be a sin. Excuse me, Michael did you say VAX server? :-) Once you replace it what will you do with the extra floor space? The savings on your electric bill would pay for a virtual server in the Cloud. -- Brian Wilson Corvallis Oregon

Re: [Debian] Installation failed

2009-08-11 Thread Brian Wilson
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 1:05 PM, ueli.pe...@bluewin.chueli.pe...@bluewin.ch wrote: Dear Community the last tree days i tryed to install Debian over SHR. Everytime endig with: P: Configuring package debian-archive-keyring P: Configuring package apt P: Configuring helper

Re: GPS Antenna

2008-10-03 Thread Brian Wilson
On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 9:19 AM, Christian We├čel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi folks, who has an external GPS antenna operating successfull with FR? Which brand? Where to get? I check the first one without success, so I need to look for a fit one. I listed the one that I got from Semsons in

Re: funny comment from a user, in response to the question of whether FR works as a daily phone:

2008-09-20 Thread Brian Wilson
I have so far avoided misery by restricting myself to just reading (parts of) the mailing list and keeping the FreeRunner battery charged. On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My old phone works as a daily phone. I bought the FR for what I did not have -

Re: I bought the FR for what I did not have - freedom (was: Re: funny comment from a user, in response to the question of whether FR works as a daily phone:)

2008-09-20 Thread Brian Wilson
Paraphrasing Michael In what ways can you extend the FreeRunner... I was looking at WiFi IP phones yesterday at Voipsupply.org and they have some in the $300-$600 range. They are targeted at hospitality and healthcare industry. They are just WiFi phones, no GSM no Linux. Both of these apps have

Re: A mailing list for FLOSS-GPS community?

2008-09-18 Thread Brian Wilson
I asked the maintainer of the freegis.org site if he knew of a list targeted at gps and he did not. I tried to post to the GPS Software Hub google group and the posting is being held in the moderation queue. (Moderation is fine but someone has to do the moderating so that the messages go out in a

Re: A mailing list for FLOSS-GPS community?

2008-09-17 Thread Brian Wilson
Risto H. Kurppa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi! I suppose there are some tangogps/navit/other gps software users and developers here on this list who would be interested in getting together with the rest of the FLOSS GPS community see

Re: Get spare parts in NYC (batteries)

2008-09-09 Thread Brian Wilson
Personally, I don't want to spend $50 when all I really want is one spare Freerunner battery. I am using the pouch that came with my FR for the spare inner tube on my bicycle and I have not opened the baggie with the headset yet so I don't want more of them. Batteries should be available

Re: GPS logger / field data collection

2008-08-24 Thread Brian Wilson
On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 6:02 AM, Timo Juhani Lindfors [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For editing openstreetmap it is also useful to capture short audio comments. This can be easily done by starting recording when AUX is pressed and stopping it when it is released. I think this is a good idea for any

Re: GPS logger / field data collection

2008-08-24 Thread Brian Wilson
IMO, just use the raw Ublox binary format. It's rather simple to decode. I have already implemented a binary decoder for the Ublox binary format based on Ublox open documentation of the protocol. My plan is to release this code under the GPL at some point. The only GPS receiver that I have

which bootloader?

2008-08-22 Thread Brian Wilson
The wiki says The latest bootloader binary builds can be found under http://buildhost.openmoko.org/daily; but when I go there I find 12 files. I can narrow it down to these 3 based on the gta02 and I can guess that the vN refers to a revision of my phone. Which phone do I have? Is it marked

Re: which bootloader?

2008-08-22 Thread Brian Wilson
On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 8:22 AM, arne anka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: and I can guess that the vN refers to a revision of my phone. Which phone do I have? Is it marked somewhere? this has been discussed several times and exhaustingly. wherever you look, mailinglist archives or wiki you should

GPS logger / field data collection

2008-08-18 Thread Brian Wilson
to collect GPS data for scientific field work (forestry, biology, etc) The page was started on 17 August 2008 mostly as a thought exercise. Please jump in and add to it. Cheers, Brian Wilson Corvallis Oregon ___ Openmoko community mailing list community

Re: GPS logger / field data collection

2008-08-18 Thread Brian Wilson
Jim wrote: I was kind of surprised that gpsd didn't give me a simple way to just get the current location, I had to capture 5 sentences to do that simple thing I tried to used gpsd with my GPS base station my recollection was that it was totally useless for that. I assume that it will be

Re: /qtopia/ alarm clock drains battery

2008-08-07 Thread Brian Wilson
Is there an easy way to suspend for a time period (say 8 hours) or set a realtime clock to it wake up? I set BIOS this way on my desktop - cron shuts it down at midnight and BIOS wakes up every morning at 7. Works quite well to save power. On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 10:54 AM, Lorn Potter [EMAIL

Re: /qtopia/ alarm clock drains battery

2008-08-07 Thread Brian Wilson
smart arse answer. There is no BIOS. ;) Not intentionally -- just drawing an analogy as a means of exposition Some time ago in any of the openmoko lists someone proposed a solution for RTC wakeup. I will try searching for it later. A block diagram of what's in the phone would be nice for

Re: How to see how full my battery is?

2008-08-06 Thread Brian Wilson
Yesterday when I was running ASU and had had the FR plugged in overnight to its charger I looked at its screen and there was a popup window was saying your battery is really low, better recharge it soon (I paraphrase). I figured it was wrong. Since I was about to reflash it with FSO I checked the

Re: GPS rework: Please test and report on software fix prior to attempting any hardware fix

2008-08-05 Thread Brian Wilson
When you are collecting data you might also keep in mind conditions vary a lot according to the current satellite constellation. You should include the count of satellites in view and the pdop number with your results data. You can do some planning to make sure you don't run one test when

Re: openmoko-agpsui

2008-08-02 Thread Brian Wilson
On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 7:36 PM, Stephen Pape [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can't find openmoko-agpsui in the repositories anymore, and the links to download it are broken on the wiki. I'm pretty sure that tangogps used to be in the repository too. I can't even install it from the ipk. [EMAIL

Re: WIKI still a POS

2008-07-31 Thread Brian Wilson
I'd love to volunteer to tidy the wiki up. Also, it might be better to just fork the openmoko wiki and make another one (Since the GNU FDL allows it, and the 'openmoko' URL isn't entirely appropriate if we're talking about Debian+Android running on a Treo, as an example.) How would all of

Re: Warranty after fix for GTA02 GPS rework for SD card interferenceissue

2008-07-31 Thread Brian Wilson
Besides the point that a small pocket-IMU would be great. To GPS jumts that big exist? As fas as i understand GPS it should have little jitter. Trimble had a few GPS models out with dead reckoning. Not pocket sized. I think they are all off the market now. I got one off Ebay a few weeks ago

Re: external GSM antenna

2008-07-30 Thread Brian Wilson
Added wiki page http://wiki.openmoko.org/index.php?title=External_GSM_Antenna Brian On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Joerg Reisenweber [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The GSM-connector to be found near one of the screws (see [disassembling Neo 1973] in wiki) is: MURATA MM8430-2610RB3 SMD RF TEST

Re: WIKI still a POS

2008-07-29 Thread Brian Wilson
Maybe you are not happy because you think it's just a phone. To me it's a complete programmable handheld computer which happens to have a GSM phone feature. The phone is a fairly insignificant feature for some of us. If all you want is a phone, go to the supermarket, they have really nice ones

Re: WIKI still a POS

2008-07-29 Thread Brian Wilson
Okay -- I see your perspective and I agree but I think people are calling it a phone because that's a convenient handle. For my 10 minute test yesterday it worked just like a phone. I dialed, it connected. It rang, I answered. Another 10 minutes and I'd probably know how to answer on the first

Re: Found it.(GSM antenna port)

2008-07-10 Thread Brian Wilson
Sounds messy, what's wrong with using a drill (after separating case and circuit board of course)? Hans A soldering iron makes a nice neat hole and a little nasty toxic smoke. A drill sheds little bits of plastic that are static charged so they are sticky and migrate to inconvenient places.