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Re: [gpsd-users] gpsd systemd troubleshooting: Third Draft

From: Charles Curley
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] gpsd systemd troubleshooting: Third Draft
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2019 14:13:23 -0700

On Mon, 4 Nov 2019 15:34:17 -0800
"Gary E. Miller" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Yo Charles!
> On Mon, 4 Nov 2019 15:58:31 -0700
> Charles Curley <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > First you say "gpsd must [be] running" then "it is helpful to know
> > > that gpsd is running,"
> > > 
> > > Which is it?  "must [be]" or "helpful to know"?    
> > 
> > Good catch, thank you. See the attached diff.  
> Now you say: 
> "gpsd must be installed, running and reading from the GPS receiver."
> If that is true, you do not need to trouble shoot!

OK. Try this:

  Systemd Interaction

  gpsd must be installed. We want gpsd itself and, for testing, the gpsd
  clients, at least cgps and possibly xgps.

  For general gpsd debugging, it is helpful to know that gpsd is
  running, and that the GPS receiver device file is present. For a
  u-blox receiver:

> > > Some of the styling, like: "systemctl status gpsd" is funky when
> > > rendered.    
> > 
> > Yup. The systemd on line docs let you deep link, which is really
> > nice. So I did that for systemctl commands. I agree, it looks
> > funky. Either we drop the deep links, leave it alone, or someone
> > tackles the CSS file. On a quick look at main.css, I don't see
> > anything obvious. What's your preference?  
> My preference is for something better, not sure the best way to do
> that. Maybe reword the text so the links are separate from the
> commands you expect the user to type.  Maybe use references to a
> bibliography.

OK. I like the idea of separating the commands out. I took the links
out except for the list of useful commands.

Both changes are in the attached diff.

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