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Re: [gpsd-dev] Configuration of gpsd

From: Fred Wright
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Configuration of gpsd
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:36:02 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 25 Sep 2017, ldimauro wrote:

> Dear all,
> i have a custom board with GPS antenna (on /dev/ttymxc3) and gpsd
> service installed.
> My problem appears at boot time because when the daemon is started, it
> cannot open the device correctly and give me these errors:
> linaro-alip gpsd[1250]: gpsd:ERROR: device open of ttymxc3 failed: No
> such file or directory - retrying read-only
> linaro-alip gpsd[1250]: gpsd:ERROR: read-only device open of ttymxc3
> failed: No such file or directory
> linaro-alip gpsd[1250]: gpsd:ERROR: ttymxc3: device activation failed.
> linaro-alip gpsd[1250]: gpsd:ERROR: ttymxc3: activation failed, freeing device
> Instead, when I start the daemon manually typing "gpsd -N -D3 -F
> /var/run/gpsd.sock /dev/ttymxc3" or when i put this line into
> "/etc/rc.local" file, it works correctly and I can see the right
> coordinates with "gpsmon" program.
> Is this a simple configuration problem?

Try fixing the launch configuration to include the "/dev/".

Fred Wright

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