RE: [tracker2] Man, this rocks
- With HyperTerminal, if you have a command .txt file
ready to go, you can specify line delays and probaly
get around the timing issue.
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> start of a serial console.
> Connect at 4800 baud and hit enter a couple of times
> for the prompt.
> 'help' gets you a list of commands. No 'set' is
> required from the console.
> There's no feedback from the commands yet, and no
> error messages - you just
> get the command line echoed back to you. Also, each
> command requires the
> flash configuration to be copied to RAM, modified,
> and written back.
> Interrupts can't occur during the flash write
> process, so input gets lost.
> This could cause problems if you're trying to paste
> a prepared configuration
> file into the console - it just won't take it fast
> One workaround for now is to add lines between the
> commands, and start them
> with # to indicate comments. That way, while it's
> busy it'll only be
> missing filler. In the future, I might modify it
> with a 'start' and 'end'
> command that'd keep the config in memory until it's
> ready to be written.
> That'll also save some wear on the flash.
> Oh, and right now these commands only affect profile
> 1. I'll figure out
> shortly how I'm going to deal with that. If you're
> sending them from APRS
> messages, you can put the profile number after the
> set command - e.g., 'SET
> 2 COMMENT Hello.' Otherwise it applies to the
> current profile.
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> Of Wes johnston
> Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 4:10 PM
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> Subject: [tracker2] Man, this rocks
> I'm now testing kiss mode... wow... still generates
> IDs and status packets,
> still digipeats, AND it transmits kiss packets
> generated by an aprs client
> program. Awesome. This will give KPC a run for it's
> money. This is the kind
> of stuff we've been looking for and they've not
> thought was worth their
> while to make.
> Another request though... mirror all TXed packets to
> the serial port so we
> can see what's being transmitted. When my own
> station generates a status
> packet, I can't see it until it's digipeated
> Not really a request... but a nice-ity.
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