AirStack Upgrade

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).

Prerequisites

You will need:

AirStack Upgrade Procedure

  1. On the the AIR-T, open a terminal by entering ctrl + shift + T on the keyboard.
  2. Go to the directory in which AirStack was downloaded. For example, if in your Downloads folder, enter the following (excluding the $):

    $ cd ~/Downloads/

  3. Extract the AirStack archive containing the .deb files:

    $ tar xvf airstack-packages-X.X.X.tar.gz

  4. Go to the newly extracted directory:

    $ cd airstack-packages-X.X.X

  5. Install all of the .deb files extracted from the archive:

    $ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

  6. Install the new firmware by following the instructions in the Firmware Installation Procedure in the Deepwave documentation.

  7. The latest AirStack examples are not included in the upgrade procedure. To get these, look in our Open Source libraries for AirStack-Examples

Troubleshooting


Last update: May 27, 2020