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Re: garmin mounts as ttyUSB0

Reply to: pabs@debian.org
Original Message Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 02:39:45 +0900
RE: Re: garmin mounts as ttyUSB0   [See Original Message Below]

Naah.  One of you talented DDs will come up with something.  Maybe.

I'm just some guy ;)  It's not the end of the world, I'll just **cough** boot vista
for now.

Thank you for your replies.  If anyone else cares to lend a word to this
conversation, that would be cool.


On Thu, 26 Feb 2009 02:39:45 +0900  pabs@debian.org wrote:

>On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 10:05 PM, machiner <machiner@debiantutorials.org> 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.
>> http://www.debiantutorials.org/no-dice.png
>> http://www.debiantutorials.org/communication1.png
>Bummer :(
>> 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.

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