Changes between Version 18 and Version 19 of wireless/wifi/mesh


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Timestamp:
04/28/2023 03:08:36 PM (14 months ago)
Author:
Ryan Erbstoesser
Comment:

update info for venice

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  • wireless/wifi/mesh

    v18 v19  
    198198}}}
    199199== Pre-built Software Image
    200 Gateworks standard pre-built images do not normally include the options for mesh networking.
     200Gateworks standard pre-built images may not include the options for mesh networking.
    201201
    202202For convenience, the software image .img.gz that was used for testing with a Newport SBC is linked below.   
    203203
    204 [http://dev.gateworks.com/fae/mesh-newpor54.img.gz Newport Mesh Pre-Built .img.gz]
     204[http://dev.gateworks.com/fae/mesh-newpor54.img.gz Newport Mesh Pre-Built .img.gz (older 5.4 kernel)]
     205
     206For other board families, boot the SBC with the latest default software, and verify if the mesh support exists:
     207
     208
     209This can be verified in Linux userspace with the command:
     210{{{#!bash
     211root@jammy-venice:~# zcat /proc/config.gz |grep mesh -i
     212CONFIG_MAC80211_MESH=y
     213CONFIG_LIBERTAS_MESH=y
     214}}}
    205215
    206216= B.A.T.M.A.N.
     
    212222Before configuration make sure you have antennas or attenuators connected.  Verify your wireless radio is capable of being used for mes, this can be checked using the command "iw list |grep mesh -i".
    213223
    214 To begin, flash two boards with the image linked below:
     224To begin, flash two Newport boards with the image linked below:
    215225
    216226http://dev.gateworks.com/newport/images/focal-newport.img.gz
     227
     228For other SBCs, use the latest pre-built Ubuntu binaries and verify that the modules are loaded with the instructions above.
    217229
    218230Boot them and install batman-adv: