Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#1011 new enhancement/feature request

gps sensor is not reopened after sleep on Windows CE device

Reported by: martin tlustos Owned by: KaZeR
Priority: minor Milestone: version 0.6.0
Component: core Version: git master
Severity: Keywords: energy, power, gps
Cc: http://wiki.navit-project.org/index.php/user:usul

Description

When putting my Windows CE device into standby with navit running, after recovery it can't read from the gps sensor. This is not a navit-only problem, but appears with other programs as well (sirftech, Winfast Navigator). Anyway, I have to close and restart navit to be able to use the gps data, which is cumbersome (especially if we aim to have navit run as navigation solution run on windows ce devices by noobs)...

Suggested workaround: if gps sensor is open and does not produce any output within a given timeframe, close and reopen it.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by usul

  • Cc http://wiki.navit-project.org/index.php/user:usul added
  • Keywords energy power gps added
  • Milestone set to version 0.5.1

Will try to reproduce it on my device as well.

IMHO a clean solution would be:

  • react on "going to sleep mode" messages and close gps socket (and maybe bluetooth connection)
  • react on "wakeup" messages and buildup the connections again, wait for new fix
  • How to deal with a GPS track recording? start a new file?

comment:2 Changed 20 months ago by http://wiki.navit-project.org/index.php/user:jkoan

  • Milestone changed from version 0.5.1 to version 0.5.2

This ticket was pushed back in order to bring 0.5.1 out soon.

comment:3 Changed 3 months ago by http://wiki.navit-project.org/index.php/user:jkoan

  • Milestone changed from version 0.5.2 to version 0.6.0

Ticket retargeted after milestone closed

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