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Re: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] How to open terminal via linbpq to tnc-x-pi on i2c

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  • Bob Scanferla
    WHat about using the listen tool, that should show what packets are  coming and going  as root listen -a  also there is the mheard function that will show
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 22, 2013
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      WHat about using the listen tool, that should show what packets are  coming and going 



      as root

      listen -a 

      also there is the

      mheard

      function that will show what other stations it has heard.

      Bob


      From: Jim Thisdale <n1jmm1@...>
      To: Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, March 22, 2013 12:52:28 AM
      Subject: Re: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] How to open terminal via linbpq to tnc-x-pi on i2c

       
      The only real way to verify it is working is to use another radio & tnc to actually communicate with
      it. This could be a friend's or a club station.

      -Jim- N1JMM, KB1YPL_B
      Visit my Pi running ircddb, dvrptr, Apache & many other things:
      http://n1jmm.no-ip.org

      On 3/21/13 10:33 PM, MattB wrote:
      > Hello,
      >
      > I have been making progress in setting up my new TNC-X-PI despite having no prior experience with BPQ32, and in fact very little experience with packet generally. (I do have a strong linux background, so at least there's that.)
      >
      > I'm at the point where everything is connected: Pi to TNC, TNC to F-8900, accessing the pi via ssh and running linbpq with chat and mail. Everything seems to be running.
      >
      > My next problem is this: how do I know that everything works? I can hear packet traffic on a local frequency and would like to be able to read the contents, but am stuck at how to attach a terminal to the port that the tnc is attached to (/dev/i2c-1 in this case).
      >
      > It looks to me as though the windows version of bpq32 provides an application for use as a 'dumb terminal', but I don't see how to invoke the equivalent in pilinbpq.
      >
      > Any advice would be welcome.
      >
      > -73-
      > Matt KC2O
      >


    • MattB
      Thanks, John, that looks very useful and I ll give it a try.
      Message 2 of 5 , Mar 22, 2013
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        Thanks, John, that looks very useful and I'll give it a try.

        --- In Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
        >
        > Matt,
        >
        > If you are accessing from a Windows machine, then you can use BPQTermTCP.exe
        > (from the BPQ32 distrubution). A linux version is under development, but it
        > is working well enough to be useful. I have two binaries at the moment - one
        > for the pi and one for intel based linux systems.Either run the pi version,
        > with the x output redirected over ssh, or the intel version on your host pc.
        >
        > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/TermTCP
        > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/piTermTCP
        >
        > They use gtk, so you may need to install the gtk runtime libraries.
        >
        > The Terminal provides a split screen, with a packet monitor in the top half,
        > and an interactive terminal in the bottom.
        >
        > 73, John G8BPQ
        >
        >
        > _____
        >
        > From: Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
        > [mailto:Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of MattB
        > Sent: 22 March 2013 02:33
        > To: Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] How to open terminal via linbpq to
        > tnc-x-pi on i2c
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Hello,
        >
        > I have been making progress in setting up my new TNC-X-PI despite having no
        > prior experience with BPQ32, and in fact very little experience with packet
        > generally. (I do have a strong linux background, so at least there's that.)
        >
        > I'm at the point where everything is connected: Pi to TNC, TNC to F-8900,
        > accessing the pi via ssh and running linbpq with chat and mail. Everything
        > seems to be running.
        >
        > My next problem is this: how do I know that everything works? I can hear
        > packet traffic on a local frequency and would like to be able to read the
        > contents, but am stuck at how to attach a terminal to the port that the tnc
        > is attached to (/dev/i2c-1 in this case).
        >
        > It looks to me as though the windows version of bpq32 provides an
        > application for use as a 'dumb terminal', but I don't see how to invoke the
        > equivalent in pilinbpq.
        >
        > Any advice would be welcome.
        >
        > -73-
        > Matt KC2O
        >
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