Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: Peter Stuge <peter@×××××.se>
To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] GPS board
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:08:23
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-embedded] GPS board by wireless
wireless wrote:
> What concerns me about openstreetmap, is I had envisioned a system where > the database is downloaded to the operator's embedded system depending > on the anticipated area of local/regional travel, thus not having to > depend on constant/reliable internet access.
You can do that as well. I think you need to spend more time with the project than one day.
> Sort of a GPS/nautical navigation system, under the control of the > operator. I'm still learning about openstreetmap so I have moved > those issues (as suggested by our Mike) to that forum, for now.
It's a good idea.
> From my initial research so far, nothing exist for a marine > environment, so I'll most like roll-it, including some epoxy > coatings and daughter board on the first-gen effort.
Do AD as close to the sensor as possible. I would use a digital bus back to the pandaorwhatever.
> My reason for using this list, is to flush out any gentoo-ish > common ground or any hardware suggestions;
I guess not much there.
> It's liable to be a few months to cmplete this research,
Yes. //Peter