[Talk-ca] Garmin Maps made from OSM listed on MapCenter2

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 20:59:04 BST 2008


On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 12:30 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>
> On 18 Jul 2008, at 22:31, Corey Burger wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 4:05 PM, Sam Vekemans
>> <acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>> I noticed that Montreal seems to be the only city in Canada which has a
>>> garmin map of the city posted to http://Mapcenter2.cgpsmapper.com with a
>>> source reference to OSM.
>>>
>>> I am wondering who uploaded this file, and also if we can have a list
>>> growing of all the cities which other people are working on, to have
>>> those
>>> maps made into a downloadable garmin map. .. so then this way
>>> (unfortunatly
>>> mapcenter is not wiki, so others cant add on maps to an existing mapset)
>>> so
>>> its the person who uploaded it would be responsable to update this map
>>> for
>>> everyone to download.
>>> Or maybe someone out there knows how todo it easily? ..
>>>
>>> Seing as how this is the final product, showing this map on the garmin ..
>>> ..
>>> there is no sence on having more than 1 person doing the compiling for
>>> the
>>> same area.
>>>
>>> .. and perhaps this (compiled from OSM), garmin map can be made available
>>> on
>>> eaach cities page? .. and the overall list can be shown on the main
>>> Canada
>>> page?
>>
>> Cloudmade is creating .img files for the whole world. The canada one
>> can be found at:
>> http://downloads.cloudmade.com/north_america/canada
>>
>> I am suspicious of the package size, so I am about to load it on my gps.
>
> any problem let me know...

When I attempt to use mapsettoolkit to load the latest canada.img
(from July 27) into mapsource, I get Error E032: Layer 0 of the map
cannot be empty.

Corey




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