This procedure describes how to upgrade AirStack software packages, drivers and FPGA firmware on the AIR-T. AirStack upgrades are distributed as Debian packages (.deb).
You will need:
- An AIR-T
- AirStack Debian packages downloaded from the Developer Portal at www.deepwavedigital.com
AirStack Upgrade Procedure¶
- On the the AIR-T, open a terminal by entering
ctrl + shift + Ton the keyboard.
Go to the directory in which AirStack was downloaded. For example, if in your Downloads folder, enter the following (excluding the
$ cd ~/Downloads/
Extract the AirStack archive containing the .deb files:
$ tar xvf airstack-packages-X.X.X.tar.gz
Go to the newly extracted directory:
$ cd airstack-packages-X.X.X
Install all of the .deb files extracted from the archive:
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Install the new firmware by following the instructions in the Firmware Installation Procedure in the Deepwave documentation.
The latest AirStack examples are not included in the upgrade procedure. To get these, look in our Open Source libraries for AirStack-Examples
- If the
load_flashstep fails please see the FPGA firmware recovery procedure.
- If you wish to erase the contents of the AIR-T and reinstall the entire operating system please see AirStack Flashing instructions.