[CentOS] USB GPS

Michael A. Peters mpeters at mac.com
Fri Feb 12 05:00:26 UTC 2010


Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> Anyone ever used the iGPS-500 under CentOS 5?  Any recommendations on a
> USB-based GPS that "just works"?
> 

I do not have personal experience but I hear the Garmin models work 
well. I have a serial port Garmin model that works well with gpsbabel, 
and I believe the setup for USB is similar.

http://www.gpsbabel.org/os/Linux_Hotplug.html

has instructions for fedora - I'm guessing the fc{5,6,7,8} instructions 
are what would work in CentOS.


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