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What ports are used with the ADDP protocol?
Category: Configuration, Hardware, Installation, Troubleshooting
ADDP uses udp port 2362 and a mulicast ip address of You will need to enable these on your firewall for the ADDP protocol to work for the device discovery utility.
How to install and use Wireshark (Ethereal) for Ethernet Packet Sniffing
Category: Installation, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
Wireshark Installation and Usage This document was put together to assist in the installation and usage of an Ethernet packet sniffing utility called Wireshark. To install Wireshark you will need to go to http://www.wireshark.org/download.html ...
Advanced WEB Server Serving Pages Containing More Than 8 K Bytes of Page Data.
Category: Configuration, Troubleshooting
  Observed Symptom You have created a web page containing large blocks of page data (blocks > 8 k bytes). You used the comment tag -->
Where can I find the CAD files for your embedded modules?
Category: Miscellaneous
We normally don't provide these. Please contact Digi Technical Support with further inquiries 952 912-3456 or www.digi.com/support  
How do I program my customized firmware or configuration settings to embedded modules for mass production?
Category: Configuration, Hardware, Miscellaneous
Use Expect/Tcl or python scripts to scan serial output and issue appropriate commands (to serial console) to program your firmware.See: http://www.python.org E.g. under Windows use:http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Downloads/ActiveTcl/ And create ...
Building JFFS2 rootfs fails due to mkfs.jffs2 returns non zero exit code (Aborted). E.g.: /usr/local/DigiEL-5.0/scripts/make_images.sh: line 98: 9723 Aborted mkfs.jffs2 ...
Category: Installation, Troubleshooting
This is a bug in the Linux tool mkfs.jffs2 occuring on some processors/Linux distributions. To fix it, install an updated mkfs.jffs2 binary into your toolchain, e.g. into: /usr/local/LxNETES-2.3/arm-elf/bin/mkfs.jffs2 /targets/yourproject/LxNETES-...
SQlite database locked
Category: Configuration, Troubleshooting
The kernel must be configured with CONFIG_FILE_LOCKING enabled. To do so, in the kernel config go to "File Systems" and there: [ENABLE] Enable POSIX file locking API (FILE_LOCKING)We will enable this by default in Digi Embedded Linux 5.2.
Linux Eclipse IDE does not start up under Ubuntu 9.10 and SuSE 11.2 with xulrunner.
Category: Configuration, Installation, Troubleshooting
root cause: Eclipse 3.4.1 is not compatible with some versions of xulrunner (will be fixed in Eclipse 3.5) If the IDE does start up and you select Help->Welcome you get an SWT error. Also some of the buttons, e.g. in the project wi...
How do I program my Linux images onto a Digi embedded module?
Category: Configuration, Installation, Miscellaneous
Single (or batch) modules you get for Linux, will only come with a pre-installed unreleased U-Boot intended for quality test purposes at Digi. Be aware this version will change from time to time: so always reprogram with your own customized U-Boot ve...
Application crashes during runtime when booted via TFTP (nfsroot) and root filesystem seems to be incorrect.
Category: Configuration, Troubleshooting
If you do have several Digi Embedded Linux ESP projects, sharing the same nfsroot directory and you run "make install" on them, existing files from the other project will be overwritten, but files added in other projects will not be removed. This can...
How to recompile busybox 1.11.3 with Digi Embedded Linux 4.2 (e.g. enable sendmail)
Category: Configuration, Miscellaneous, Installation
extract the busybox source from the Digi Embedded Linux DVD# mount cdrom# tar xjf $PATHTODVD/toolchain/packages/busybox-1.11.3.tar.bz2 check for any patches Digi has done on busybox# find $PATHTODVD/toolchain -iname \*busybox\*check the output for ...
How to test a serial device connected to a Digi ConnectCore module running Linux
Category: Installation, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
Sometimes you need to run a serial terminal program on an embedded device to check from your shell how a connected serial device is answering on characters beeing send to it.Below we describe how to compile the simple Linux terminal program miniterm ...
creating partitions and updating U-Boot from U-Boot bootscript / autoscript does not work due to interactive inputs required
Category: Configuration, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
U-Boot autoscript feature is described in /usr/local/DigiEL-5.2/docs/Software/U-Boot_Reference_Manual.pdf Revision H in section 6. However when using this for production, it does not allow to run "flpart" or "update uboot" from this, as those command...
securing embedded Linux on ConnectCore or Connect ME 9210 module against external access
Category: Configuration, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
To disable the telnet daemon, patch your rootfs/etc/inittab and comment the line starting telnet with a "#" With the Digi Embedded Linux ESP create a rootfs project, select configure project, Roofs Configuration->Pre-built applications deselec...
Synchronize your Digi Connect or ConnectCore module running Digi Embedded Linux with an external time server
Category: Configuration
Digi Embedded Linux 5.2 comes with pre-compiled busybox rdate and Openntpd client/server application to be optionally added to the root file system via configuration checkbox in the Digi ESP. If you want the Linux time to be initially updated du...
java.lang.OutOfMem with Digi Embedded Linux ESP
Category: Configuration, Installation, Troubleshooting
Close the ESP. cd /usr/local/DigiEL-*/digiesp ln digiesp.ini digiesp.bin.ini vi digiesp.bin.ini increase the memory and use a default workspace in your homedir with: -showlocation -vmargs -Xms128m -Xmx256m -Dosgi.instance.a...
Implement IPv6 services with Digi ConnectCore modules (or Digi ConnectME 9210) running Digi Embedded Linux
Category: Configuration, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
Status of IPv6 in Digi Embedded Linux 5.2 U-Boot does not support IPv6 and there is no plan to add that support to U-Boot Linux kernel 2.6.28 has already support for IPv6. It is not enabled in the default configuration but customers can enabl...
hotfix or update refuses to install on Digi Linux ESP
Category: Configuration, Installation, Troubleshooting
Digi Embedded Linux has to be installed as non-root user. Only this user should launch the ESP for development or update. The Workspace directory should be outside of the installation directory /usr/local/DigiEL-*/. If an update is failing, try ...
Why do products have an altitude limit?
Category: Hardware, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
1 Altitude affects the cooling ability of the device. At higher altitudes, the reduced air pressure reduces the rate at which heat from the device can be dissipated to the surrounding ambient. 2 Products temperature rating assumes use at sea leve...
cttyhack: can't open /dev/ttyS0: No such file or directory
Category: Configuration, Installation, Troubleshooting
On hardware platforms like ConnectCore 9M2443 the serial driver might create device files like /dev/ttySAC*, for NetSilicon processors they might be created as /dev/ttyNS*. Some of the startup scripts refer to the standard UART device file names: ...
How do I write assembly code in .C file of a NET+OS application project ?
Category: Configuration, Hardware, Miscellaneous
Refer inclusion of assembly in gnu C code. Sample Code :- {please note that in the below code snippet, double qoutes are replaced with single quotes (') for search engine optimization} #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> ...
How do I recompile Digi pre-compiled binaries with different options, with Digi Embedded Linux 5.7 toolchain. Example: wpa_supplicant
Category: Configuration, Installation, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
Mount the Digi Embedded Linux 5.7 Live DVD and copy the Digi toolchain patches to a local directory: example package: wpa_supplicant # cp -r /media/DigiEL_LiveDVD/toolchain/del_toolchain/packages/wpa_supplicant/ ~ # chmod -R u+rwX ~/wpa_supplica...
How to get rid of NET+OS 7.5 different build errors on Windows 7 64-bit machine
Category: Configuration, Installation, Troubleshooting
DISCLAIMER :- Digi ESP is not officially supported on Windows 7 64-bit Host. The Solution explained here is only a workaround which may or may not work depending on your privileges on Host Machine. Make sure that you have applied all latest patch...
How to recompile Qt with Digi Embedded Linux 5.8
Category: Configuration, Installation, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
On a Linux PC where you have installed your Digi Embedded Linux ESP and toolchain, typically under /usr/local/DigiEL-*/ create a local working directory and change into it. E:g. # mkdir ~/DEL58toolchain # cd ~/DEL58toolchain Mount the Digi Emb...
How to disable the cursor when displaying a full screen splash image in Linux
Category: Configuration, Troubleshooting, Miscellaneous
to disable the frame buffer console cursor, you can pass the following to the kernel command line via U-Boot: setenv std_bootarg vt.global_cursor_default=0 saveenv You can re-enable it during runtime from Linux command line with: # echo -e ...
How to find out the date code and manufacturing location information of Digi Products.
Category: Configuration, Hardware, Installation, Miscellaneous
Depending on the location the units are built effects the orientation, linked below is the date code from USA or Thailand.  The date code is 4 digits, 2 digit year and 2 digit week (YYWW) so in these examples the 26th week of 2012. Thailand M...
uboot tftp transfer is not working on office/work laptop, but works on desktop, why?
Category: Configuration, Hardware, Installation, Troubleshooting
Office laptops usually will have VPN installed. It appears that some VPN Clients will reconfigure MTU value to 1300 bytes, presumably as a requirement of the VPN tunnel or to minimize delays. This means that when using a TFTP server with the opti...
Understanding MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
Category: Hardware, Installation, Miscellaneous
MTBF is defined as the point in time at which 1/e devices on average will still be operational (1/e is approximately 37%) Furthermore, MTBF specifically excludes wear-out factors.  A fan’s MTBF may be dozens of years but it will  i...
How to install multiple releases of Digi Embedded Linux(DEL) together
Category: Configuration, Installation, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
Default DEL installation folder is /usr/local/DigiEL-x.y and should not be installed as root. Declarations: Digi Embedded Linux package comes with an Eclipse based IDE 'Digi ESP' .  Digi has tested Digi ESPs on - 5.2 on Kubuntu 8.10 ...
How to work with ADDP device discovery protocol and devices running embedded Linux like ConnectCore, ConnectCard, Digi Connect ME 9210
Category: Configuration, Installation, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
In order to be able to search for embedded Linux devices in your local network with the ADDP protocol using broadcasts/multicasts you need to add the "addpd" to your root file system. This can be done in Digi Embedded Linux ESP in a rootfs project j...
Digi Embedded Linux (DEL) graphical project or kernel configuration fails with: make -k xconfig HOSTCXX scripts/kconfig/qconf.o make: ***[xconfig] Error 2
Category: Configuration, Installation, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
Sometimes you see more details, e.g.: make -k xconfig   CHECK   qt sed < /usr/local/DigiEL-5.9/scripts/scripts/kconfig/lkc_proto.h > scripts/kconfig/lkc_defs.h 's/P(\([^,]*\),.*/#define \1 (\*\1_p)/'   HOSTCC&n...
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