Enable Diagnostics Monitor and GPS ports on Gobi 2000

Bug #653126 reported by AmenophisIII
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Nominated for Lucid by AmenophisIII
Nominated for Maverick by AmenophisIII
linux-backports-modules-2.6.32 (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Gobi 2000 is a 3G/GPS mini-pcie card used in many notebooks (lenovo, hp and others).

in bug #554099 (comment 147) Anders Østerholt brought up a patch sent to the linux-usb mailing list, that enables the GPS (and a diagnostic) interface: https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/204812/

would be great to get that into maverick and lucid LTS.

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Jeremy Foshee (jeremyfoshee) wrote :

Hi AmenophisIII,

Please be sure to confirm this issue exists with the latest development release of Ubuntu. ISO CD images are available from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily/current/ . If the issue remains, please run the following command from a Terminal (Applications->Accessories->Terminal). It will automatically gather and attach updated debug information to this report.

apport-collect -p linux 653126

Also, if you could test the latest upstream kernel available that would be great. It will allow additional upstream developers to examine the issue. Refer to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelMainlineBuilds . Once you've tested the upstream kernel, please remove the 'needs-upstream-testing' tag. This can be done by clicking on the yellow pencil icon next to the tag located at the bottom of the bug description and deleting the 'needs-upstream-testing' text. Please let us know your results.

Thanks in advance.

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tags: added: needs-kernel-logs
tags: added: needs-upstream-testing
tags: added: kj-triage
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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AmenophisIII (amenophisiii) wrote :

patch not included in any upstream release nor upstream bug report afaik. has anyone tried to apply the patch to a lucid backports oder maverick kernel?

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
tags: removed: needs-kernel-logs needs-upstream-testing
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Anders Østerholt (diebels) wrote :

I applied it to linux-backports-modules-2.6.32-2.6.32/updates/wwan-drivers, got it built and loaded and I now have 3 ttyUSBx devices. Though I can't seem to get anything out of the gps. A few other people have commented on this on thinkwiki: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Talk:Qualcomm_Gobi_2000
So I guess it needs further investigation.

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Anders Østerholt (diebels) wrote :

Natty kernel 2.6.37-rc2 has this patch included and 3 ttyUSBx devices are created. Should make backporting easier? GPS still only works for some people though: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Talk:Qualcomm_Gobi_2000

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Daniël van Eeden (dveeden) wrote :

I've made a ppa available for the qcserial-dkms package for maverick. ppa:dveeden/thinkpad-fixes

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