Which module for Garmin USB gps device?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Wed Apr 25 15:50:38 UTC 2007


knizek at volny.cz writes:

> Hello List!

Hello, Milan!

> What is the appropriate module for accessing USB GPS devices like Garmin
> eTrex?

There may not be one.

> When plugged in, dmesg shows ugen0 (which I guess is not a serial port
> emulation of usb).

Right.  It's just a "generic USB" device node.

> Manually loading "kldload ucom" does not create any new devices.

Emulating a serial port isn't the only way to provide an interface.

A quick search showed me the comms/garmin-utils port.
Have you tried this?



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