[talk-au] GPS dataloggers (again)

edodd at billiau.net edodd at billiau.net
Fri Jul 31 23:44:29 BST 2009


> Liz wrote:
>> the Transystem i-Blue 887
>> was bought as photoMate 887
>> successfully connected under bluetooth protocols with Linux and used
>> mtkbabel
>> to obtain the data
>> unsuccessful so far with usb connection as wrong ID by kernel 2.6.27,
>> loading
>> wrong module
>> Accuracy looks good
>>
> Hi Liz,
>           There's a simple two line kernel patch to get related Qstarz
> MTK units to work with USB.  Here's a couple of links to some
> instructions that may be of assistance.
> My Qstarz BT-1000X (MTK2) shows up as /dev/ttyACM0 after patching .  It
> seems to need to have a valid fix before it will communicate via USB.
>
> http://www.cyrius.com/debian/gps/bt-q1000x/            <--- includes a
> link to the patch
>
> http://bt747.free.fr/content/?q=node/74                     <---- Ubuntu
> 8.04 instructions (non-Ubuntu kernel build though)
>
> Good luck
>
> --
> Babstar
>
I'll try it when i get home
I think that this device should be using cp2101, because that is what the
driver on the included disk is called.
I read some google translated stuff from a korean site specific to the 887
and it did not seem to work as /dev/ttyACM0






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