[OSM-talk] Don't you just hate it when...
barry.crabtree at gmail.com
Sat Feb 17 13:27:44 GMT 2007
or... you walk around for a couple of hours tracing new routes & get back to
find your gps has logged just one point.
or... your gps batteries run out & you never noticed...
or... you're about to take a picture of a roadsign & find your kids have
filled up the memory card on your camera...
or... the satellites are in a bad mood & give you wierd traces (
or... you reformatted the memory card in your gps & forgot to switch logging
or... you are all set to go out & your gps batteries are flat...
cathartic isn't it :-)
On 2/17/07, Christoph Eckert <ce at christeck.de> wrote:
> > Spent half an hour (fortunate it was such a short time) cycling
> > around with my mobile phone running GPS software and recording my
> > commentary. Not far from home I found out it hasn't been recording me
> > and it's saved a 1 point per minute trace :-( turned around and
> > did most of it again though... worked that time
> imagine you play around with your device connected to a Linux box. While
> experimenting, the device crashes. No prob, boot it again.
> The next day you do a 4 hour mapping tour which causes the internal
> track log to overwrite itself. No prob as I usually log the tracks to a
> Micro-SD card.
> Back home you notice that the crash has silently disabled the option to
> log the tracks to the SD card. Ouch!
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