Oolite V3.3 Upgrade Instruction

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1.preparatory work


Software:

        Firmware – uboot.bin or openwrt.bin;

        SecureCRT;

        Tftp32;

        WinSCP;

Hardware:

        Known-good Ethernet cable;

        Known-good serial cable;

 

2. Upgrade

2.1 Serial upgrade

        Verify that DUT IP and server IP in same network segment

                – For Oolite V3.3, verify that DUT IP 192.168.1.1 and set server IP 192.168.1.2;

        Install serial port driver in PC;

        Verify serial cable is available and serial com number through right click “Computer”- “Manage” – “device Manager” – “Ports”;  

               

        Open SecureCRT.exe with double click, click “File” -> ”Quick Connect” and set as below:

                

        Port value may be different because of using different PC USB ports. Verify the right one for your PC.

        Click “Connect” with verifying input correct port number and baud rate.

        Open TFTP32 with double click and verify that the file for upgrade should be placed in same directory of TFTP32.

                             

                       

        click “Browse” select upgrade u-boot(firmware) directory,click “Show Dir”  look up u-boot(firmware) file

        Connect corresponding serial port on board with PC via serial cable with the order as:

                Black to GND; Green to RX; White to TX(From left to right, order should be 3.3V,RX,TX,GND).

                

        Power on board after checking all cables available.

        Choose operation listed:

Choose 9 to upgrade uboot:

Following steps informed, verify devices IP, server IP and uboot filename;

Choose 2 to upgrade firmware :

Following steps informed, verify devices IP, server IP and firmware filename;

Choose 4 to upgrade MAC address:

Input “help” – “mac_w”,following  rules like:

mac_w mac_w<offs> <mac>  eg.mac_w 0xbc040004 0C EF AF C3 00 00

 

2.2 Httpd

            Connect LAN port of Oolite V3.3 with PC via an Ethernet cable;

 

        Verify that DUT IP and server IP in same network segment

     – For Oolite V3.3 httpd server, verify that DUT IP 192.168.1.1 and set server IP 192.168.1.2;

        Before counter to zero,select 4,enter u-boot operate command line UI

        input “help”,tip command introduced.

        after input “httpd”,show figure below.

        

 

        Enter “192.168.1.1” in browser(usually recommend with Firefox or Chrome);

               

         Feel free to choose different parts of upgrade:

    U-Boot for upgrading uboot,

    CalData for flashing tuning value,

    OS for upgrading openwrt;

    Fireware for upgrading Backup data(choose carefully,it will ERASE WHOLE FLASH),

    Backup for back up current firmware.

 

2.3 OpenWRT LuCI

        Connect LAN port  with PC via an Ethernet cable;

        Verify that DUT IP and server IP in same network segment

      – For Oolite V3.3, verify that DUT IP 10.10.10.254 and set server IP 10.10.10.100 (or input "ifconfig" in secureCRT to check the ip address of DUT if the ip address is not correct);

        Power on  and verify that LED lits;

        Enter “10.10.10.254” in browser(usually recommended with Firefox or Chrome);

        Click Login when a confirm window jumps out;

           Username :admin

           Password:admin

      Click Administration -> Upload Firmware;

                Choose an OpenWrt firmware image then click “Apply” to upgrade in Update Firmware section;

    Choose a Bootloader image then click “Apply” to upgrade in Update Bootloader section;

 

Appendix

      Firmwares for Oolite V3.3:

 

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