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CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Cyprian » Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:14 pm

Anyone have tested that this year?
I read somewhere that one of the latest update has bricked CosmosEx v1.

I have old SW/FW in both versions, I guess I have to download full SD card first.
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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby scsilord » Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:20 pm

I had issues with upgrading to the latest version on a CosmosEx V1. The raspbian and yocto releases were all breaking when updating.
My fix to get the latest software/firmware on a V1?
Follow jookies guide on: http://joo.kie.sk/?page_id=518 , after running this on a clean yocto distro i'm now all up to date.
I know it's sortof a debrick guide, but it updates with the latest software.

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Cyprian » Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:26 pm

thanks,
It seems there is something wrong with that script.
I'll try to grab the SD card image .

CosmosEx v1:
CosmoACSI # ./ce_update.sh
cesuper.sh is not running, so not stopping it
/ce/ce_stop.sh: 17: [: 261: unexpected operator
Stopping cosmosex...
-e
Updating CosmosEx from internet, this will take a while
DO NOT POWER OFF THE DEVICE!!!


>>> Downloading the update from web...
--2019-07-19 17:21:34-- http://joo.kie.sk/cosmosex/update/ce_update.zip
Resolving joo.kie.sk (joo.kie.sk)... 92.240.253.107
Connecting to joo.kie.sk (joo.kie.sk)|92.240.253.107|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2019-07-19 17:21:34 ERROR 404: Not Found.

File /tmp/ce_update.zip not found, did the download fail?
CosmoACSI #


CosmosEx v2:
root@ce:/ce# ./ce_update.sh
Stoping cesuper.sh ...
Stopping cosmosex...

Updating CosmosEx from internet, this will take a while
DO NOT POWER OFF THE DEVICE!!!

\n>>> Downloading the update from web...
Connecting to joo.kie.sk (92.240.253.107:80)
wget: server returned error: HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found
File /tmp/ce_update.zip not found, did the download fail?
root@ce:/ce#
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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby scsilord » Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:51 pm

Looks like the update zip is not on the website right now (404). Maybe the update is getting updated.

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Cyprian » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:34 pm

I've upgraded both RPI's SD card with ce_raspbian_stretch_2018-05-10.img from Jookie's site. And after that CosmosEx V2 works fine.
Unfortunately there is something wrong with V1. LAN (both WiFi and cable) is not recognized, translated SD isn't mounted.
Raspbian shows following error: "[FAILED] Failed to start dhspcpd on all interfaces. See 'systemctl status dhcpcd.service' for details".
USB (cable) keyboard doesn't work, therefore I can't login.
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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby scsilord » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:04 am

From my experience the ce_raspbian_stretch_2018-05-10.img release had issues with the usb hub on the V1.
For the v1 i used the yocto distro and used the script to get it up to date. I prefered rpi-ce-run-real over ce_raspbian_2017-01-03, because it boots faster.
Bad news is that you have to wait until the update zip is back online again.

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Cyprian » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:22 pm

ok, fortunately v2 works fine.
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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Jookie » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:52 am

Hello,

I'm changing the way the update is done on device - it was one zip file with all the 3 binaries for distros (yocto, jessie, stretch), it was more work to do the release when a only a minor thing changed. Now it should work using git downloading only new files, for specific distro only, so releases will be simpler. But as the yocto doesn't have git client on it and the wget contained in that image doesn't support https (while github doesn't let you download without https), the next update of yocto might not be easily possible through internet or might even be the last update. The USB update on yocto still might work, but if you don't have to - just don't update Yocto.

The new features will probably not be built, added and tested on Yocto, but only on Raspbian Stretch (and possibly older Jessie), as testing and building for 3 platforms instead of 1 is time consuming and annoying. So ideally we should use the latest distro everywhere (if it works - I've seen the mentioned issues with USB or something).

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Cyprian » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:56 am

If there is no objections agaist CosmosEx v1 and Raspbian, then lets try to use it together
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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Jookie » Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:04 am

If something is not broken in Raspbian that would prevent it from running on older Raspberry Pi (officially there shouldn't be such thing), then using Raspbian Stretch image on the v1 device would be the way to go. But do make a back-up of your SD card before writing new image - just in case you would want to go back.

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Cyprian » Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:53 am

Jookie wrote:But do make a back-up of your SD card before writing new image - just in case you would want to go back.

too late :)
overwritten with mentioned ce_raspbian_stretch_2018-05-10.img
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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Bikerbob » Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:53 am

OK so I have Micro Cosmos.. what is the verdict? do I upgrade or what?

OR.. I would think I am running Jessie, so should I download Stretch and then write it to the SD card?

My wifi dongle seems to work just fine on its end.. but within my network trying to shh or get to the webpage.. it either times out or is dog slow.

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Jookie » Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:24 am

There was a bug on Stretch and Jessie which caused the USB + ethernet to be turned off on RPi 1, this should be now fine with the Stretch image. So Stretch should work on RPi 1, 2, 3, and thus all CosmosEx devices just fine.
MicroCosmos it running on RPi 2 or later, so updating that one should be fine, too (or writing the Stretch image and then doing update).

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Cyprian » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:04 am

Thanks Jookie, I was watching your discussion on Github.
I'll check that update this evening and I let you know.
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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Cyprian » Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:08 am

Jookie image "stretch_2019-07-24.img" works fine on both CosmosEx v1 and v2. They are are online (I have an access via web browser), translated drive is visible from ST
There is one thing, they have different "Status":
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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Jookie » Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:24 pm

- I've (probably) fixed the 'not reading the xilinx version from new version file' (000000), but I need to test it on real device once I get home from vacation.

- I've also added checking and flashing of chips firmware before linux app start, so when you write new SD image, you will also get the chips flashed (currently they won't get flashed until you get next update).

Both will need to be tested and released, once I get home from vacation, in about a week.

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Bikerbob » Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:57 pm

Ok.. Ill leave you to have fun .. and ask questions in about a week! :)

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Re: CosmosEx v1/v2 - Update

Postby Bikerbob » Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:38 am

Jookie, I downloaded the latest rasbian image for my micocosmos

When I go to update.. it says update available. I try and update.. go through various countdowns - There is something that goes by so fast after it finishes I cannot read it.. but nothing changes.. What is the status of this for the microcosmosex?

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