Re: garmin mounts as ttyUSB0
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 10:05 PM, machiner <email@example.com> wrote:
> Moreover, being a long-time user of Debian, I have always written to companies and
> asked for exactly what you have suggested, or similar. As we all know, we usually
> don't get positive or proactive responses. No "business case" is what we usually
> hear. Pfft.
> Establishes it. Of course, I cannot mount /dev/gps0 because it's not a block
> device (I'm looking...). And the webupdater utility still refuses to see the device.
> What rials me is that I have read about successful mounts in Ubuntu with the .27
> kernel. Grrrr. Although not with the model I have. However a Garmin driver has
> been part of the kernel for a while already. IIRC.
> Worst case is that I walk upstairs and boot my kids Vista install (they dual boot
> with Debian and never boot to ...vista, eww.) to accomplish this task, but...I'd
> rather gouge my eyes out with a spoon. This is Linux - there is a way!
Sounds like a weird device. I imagine you'll need to reverse engineer
the protocol if you want to be able to do it in Linux.