[OSM-talk] Garmin Legend HCx and Linux

Gervase Markham gerv-gmane at gerv.net
Sun Dec 28 14:48:07 GMT 2008


Simon Ward wrote:
> AFAIK you need to use the garmin_gps module for gpsd.  It provides the
> requisite USB‐serial devices, /dev/ttyUSBN.

Yeah, I've tried that, but using it just locks up the port and a reboot
is required to free it up again. I've now found other reports of this
sort of thing; see comment #9 here:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=914706

Has anyone got garmin_gps working specifically with Ubuntu 8.10 and/or
the Legend HCx?

Gerv





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