[Loadstone] How many points is too many?

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Sun Apr 19 20:52:39 BST 2009


Hi,

The web server is back up.  Not sure why it went down but it probably knew 
I was spending the afternoon in a beer garden!

Monty


On Sun, 19 Apr 2009, Sarah Cranston wrote:

> Thanks for all the info.  I've been impressed with how fast my E51 impoorts
> databases into Loadstone as compared to my 6682.  It only took around ninety
> minutes to import around twenty thousand points, and my 6682 took over four
> hours to import around four thousand points.  The reference to the
> Apalachian Trail in the manual is exactly what I was looking for, though I
> will be riding in a bus through at least four states.  When the Loadstone
> site comes back up, (I hope I'm not the only one having trouble getting to
> it today), I'll start collecting databases for all the parts of the trip.  I
> wish I knew more about the exact route this charter bus will take, but I
> don't have that info.
>
> Sarah
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2009 2:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] How many points is too many?
>
>
>> In that case I would create different databases for different area's. That
>> away you can just load the area that you want.
>>
>> Just for grins I loaded the whole state where I live to see the following
>> 1. How long it would take to load on the old 6682 and
>> 2. How the responce was.
>>
>> It took about two days to process the whole state and the resulting
>> database
>> was about 34MB in size. Responce to move point to point was about 6
>> seconds.
>>
>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>
>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Sarah Cranston" <skhyering at gmail.com>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2009 2:30 PM
>> Subject: [Loadstone] How many points is too many?
>>
>>
>> I'm trying to figure out how many points Loadstone can handle.  I have
>> points for a large portion of my state already imported into Loadstone.
>> I'm
>> planning to take a trip by bus to another state this summer and would like
>> to use Loadstone on the way.  How do people handle a situation like this?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Sarah
>>
>>
>>
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