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bug #47051: udev does not recognize "u-blox8 GNSS Mouse Receiver GR-801"

Submitted by:  Fylhan <fylhan>
Submitted on:  Wed 03 Feb 2016 10:47:11 AM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Wed 26 Dec 2018 03:02:12 PM UTC, comment #1:

Patch pushed, thanks.

Eric S. Raymond <esr>
Project Administrator
Wed 03 Feb 2016 10:47:11 AM UTC, original submission:

Apparently the "u-blox8 GNSS Mouse Receiver / GR-801" (brochure attached) is not recognized by udev (debian testing package).

My receiver is not hotplugged by gpsd. But things are working well if I add it manually to DEVICES in /etc/default/gpsd.

So instead of that, I have added the following to /lib/udv/rules.d/60-gpsd.rules and the receiver is detected by udev and correctly hotplugged by gpsd:

# u-blox AG, u-blox 8 (tested with u-blox8 GNSS Mouse Receiver / GR-801) [linux module: cdc_acm]
ATTRS{idVendor}=="067b", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2303", SYMLINK+="gps%n", TAG+="systemd", ENV{SYSTEMD_WANTS}="gpsdctl@%k.service"

For information, when I plug my receiver, `lsusb` gives me:
Bus 004 Device 022: ID 067b:2303 Prolific Technology, Inc. PL2303 Serial Port

Fylhan <fylhan>


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file #36239:  GR-801_flyer-150703.pdf added by fylhan (290KiB - application/pdf)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-12-26 esr StatusNone => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2016-02-03 fylhan Attached File- => Added GR-801_flyer-150703.pdf, #36239
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