Hi,

Is it printing anything when you power on?
Can you connect to the camera via ssh?

Oleg

On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 7:38 AM, Mohamed Morsy <mmo...@redzone.com> wrote:

> Hello Oleg,
>
> I was able to fix one of my elphels yesterday using the methods you
> suggested. Now I'm trying to do the same with my other one but when I open
> the minicom console I can't type anything. Do you have any idea how to fix
> this?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mohamed
>
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 4:06 PM, Mohamed Morsy <mmo...@redzone.com> wrote:
>
>> Thank you very much
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 3:53 PM, Oleg <support-list@support.elphel.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Alright. Since you're modifying files on flash rootfs, don't forget to
>>> run:
>>>
>>>> root@elphel393:~# overlay_sync 1
>>>> root@elphel393:~# shutdown -hP now
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:50 PM, Mohamed Morsy <mmo...@redzone.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> actually i think i found my answer.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 3:44 PM, Mohamed Morsy <mmo...@redzone.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> ok so the ip was 192.168.0.9. I changed it and it works. But when i
>>>>> power it off and restart it, it goes back to 192.168.0.9. Do i have to 
>>>>> save
>>>>> it somehow?
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 3:35 PM, Oleg <support-list@support.elphel.com
>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> It's 'root'
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:32 PM, Mohamed Morsy <mmo...@redzone.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> It's asking for a login and password. I know the password is pass
>>>>>>> but what is the login?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 3:12 PM, Oleg <support-list@support.elphel.c
>>>>>>> om> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Get the serial console up and type:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> root@elphel393:~# ifconfig
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:08 PM, Mohamed Morsy <mmo...@redzone.com>
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Is it possible the ip address of the elphel changed. If so, how do
>>>>>>>>> i find it?
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> -Mohamed
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:52 PM, Mohamed Morsy <mmo...@redzone.com
>>>>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I have not used the mircro usb port. The default ip address has
>>>>>>>>>> been changed to 10.4.1.4.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> -Mohamed
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:34 PM, Oleg <
>>>>>>>>>> support-list@support.elphel.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Hi Mohamed,
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 10.4.1.4 is that elphel's ip.
>>>>>>>>>>>> Do you know how to resolve this issue?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> The default IP is 192.168.0.9
>>>>>>>>>>> On the 10393 there's a micro USB port - this is serial console:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> https://wiki.elphel.com/wiki/Tmp_manual > *serial console
>>>>>>>>>>>> access*.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Do you use it? See any bootlog when power on?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Todd was changing the default IP addresses like this:
>>>>>>>>>>> https://wiki.elphel.com/wiki/Tmp_manual >
>>>>>>>>>>> *Change_default_ip_address*
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>>> Oleg
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:18 AM, Mohamed Morsy <
>>>>>>>>>>> mmo...@redzone.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Hello Oleg,
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> I was having some difficulties with my linux computer so I hold
>>>>>>>>>>>> off on this. I followed your instructions and I increased the php 
>>>>>>>>>>>> upload
>>>>>>>>>>>> limit and I was able to upload rootfs. I'm still having some 
>>>>>>>>>>>> issues. Here's
>>>>>>>>>>>> what I've done:
>>>>>>>>>>>> 1. Put recovery card in elphel
>>>>>>>>>>>> 2. Went to  http://camera-ip-address/update_software.html and
>>>>>>>>>>>> flashed it from NAND folder
>>>>>>>>>>>> 3. Powered off elphel.
>>>>>>>>>>>> 4. Removed card
>>>>>>>>>>>> 5. Powered on elphel
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Now the connection is not working. In my terminal I typed arp
>>>>>>>>>>>> and i got this result
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Address                  HWtype    HWaddress
>>>>>>>>>>>> 10.4.1.4                                   (incomplete)
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> 10.4.1.4 is that elphel's ip.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Do you know how to resolve this issue?
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Mohamed Morsy
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 12:49 PM, Oleg <
>>>>>>>>>>>> support-list@support.elphel.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hi Mohamed,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> However, I'm still having the same problem. On one of my
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> elphels, when I use the recovery card it works fine but when I 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> remove the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> card the feed is very laggy. Do you know what the issue is?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> It's hard to say without seeing the actual bootlog. If you
>>>>>>>>>>>>> boot from recovery card, uploaded and flashed *boot.bin*,
>>>>>>>>>>>>> *u-boot-dtb.img*, *devicetree.dtb* and *uImage*, but not
>>>>>>>>>>>>> rootfs.ubi - I would expect some kind of "kernel panic" on any of 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>>>> boards.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Also, when I uploaded the files to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ipaddress/update_software.html the rootf file would not upload. 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I don't
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> know if that is a problem.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> The Note in my previous letter addresses this problem - the
>>>>>>>>>>>>> upload limit in php on the recovery card. There are 3 options:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 1. Copy rootfs.ubi manually
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - http://camera-ip/update_software.html
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - upload all files except rootfs.ubi
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - from PC terminal window:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> ...$ scp rootfs.ubi root@camera-ip:/var/volatile/html/update/
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - go back to http://camera-ip/update_software.html - hit
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    'verify' and you should see rootfs in the list
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2. Increase php upload limit of the recovery image on the card
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2a. when boot from the recovery card:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - boot from the recovery card
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - In the browser: http://camera-ip/phpinfo.php - find:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    *post_max_size* and *upload_max_filesize *- they are 128M
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    probably.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - from PC terminal window:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> ...$ ssh root@camera-ip
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - Edit the /etc/php/php.ini - you will see that the limit
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    is less than rootfs size - increase it so it will read:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> upload_max_filesize = 512M
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> post_max_size = 512M
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - sync command just makes sure changes are stored on the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    card.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> root@elphel393:~# sync
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - restart web server (or reboot)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> root@elphel393:~# /etc/init.d/lighttpd restart
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - In the browser: http://camera-ip/phpinfo.php - check if
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    those variables have changed to 512.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - In the browser: http://camera-ip/update_software.html -
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    upload rootfs, and other files as well
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2b. If you have a linux os and a usb card reader - insert in
>>>>>>>>>>>>> PC, mount rootfs partition and edit /mountpoint/etc/php/php.ini 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> as in 2a.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 3. Update recovery card. This option requires linux os and a
>>>>>>>>>>>>> usb card reader... and a few programs installed: parted, kpartx
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - insert the card - check with dmesg the device name, you
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    will see something like this:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> [83470.681265] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] 7806976 512-byte logical
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> blocks: (4.00 GB/3.72 GiB)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> [83470.686369]  *sdb*: sdb1 sdb2
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> If the card is discovered by PC as *mmcblk0* then the script
>>>>>>>>>>>>> will not work - as I didn't cover this case.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - Open konsole, using 'cd' navigate to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    write_bootable_mmc.py in the unpacked firmware image
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    (elphel393_20180130/mmc/)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - ...$ sudo ./write_bootable_mmc.py */dev/sdb* (sdb as
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    reported by dmesg - this is important)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - After the script is done - boot this from this card.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oleg Dzhimiev
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Electronics Engineer
>>>>>>>>>>>>> phone: +1 801 783 5555 x124 <(801)%20783-5555>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Elphel, Inc.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Feb 20, 2018 8:20 AM, "Mohamed Morsy" <mmo...@redzone.com>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hi Oleg,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thank you for your help. However, I'm still having the same
>>>>>>>>>>>>> problem. On one of my elphels, when I use the recovery card it 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> works fine
>>>>>>>>>>>>> but when I remove the card the feed is very laggy. Do you know 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> what the
>>>>>>>>>>>>> issue is? Also, when I uploaded the files to 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> ipaddress/update_software.html
>>>>>>>>>>>>> the rootf file would not upload. I don't know if that is a 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> problem.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mohamed
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 6:27 PM, Oleg <
>>>>>>>>>>>>> support-list@support.elphel.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have 2 Elphel 393 boards and I believe both of their
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> internal flash are corrupt or old. I am trying to update them. 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Do you have
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> a link for the files or any instructions on how to do so?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Before updating:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How are you trying to update them? What image do you use?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Update instructions:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 1. The latest is 20180130 - download and unpack archive from
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> here: https://community.elphel.com/files/393/20180130/ (a
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> list of firmware images can be found here
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> <https://wiki.elphel.com/wiki/Tmp_manual#Firmware_images>)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2. Inside there's readme.md with instructions and images for
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> SD card and the internal flash.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Note: if you have an old recovery card you will probably need
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> to create a new one as rootfs grew a bit bigger than php's 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> upload limit.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> There's a script (*write_bootable_mmc.py*) that will
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> partition the card - it's linux only.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Alternatively you can increase the limit:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - boot from the recovery card (default ip address is
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    192.168.0.9 - change with ifconfig if needed)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - ssh root@camera-ip-address
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - (using nano or vi) edit /etc/php/php.ini:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> upload_max_filesize = 512M
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> post_max_size = 512M
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - save, restart lighttpd or reboot, then 3.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 3. Once boot from a recovery card:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - go to http://camera-ip-address/update_software.html
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - upload all files from *nand/* folder
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - hit flash, wait until done
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    - power off, remove card, power on
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Let me know if you have any further questions.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oleg Dzhimiev
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Electronics Engineer
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> phone: +1 801 783 5555 x124 <(801)%20783-5555>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Elphel, Inc.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>>>> Oleg Dzhimiev
>>>>>>>> Electronics Engineer
>>>>>>>> phone: +1 801 783 5555 x124 <(801)%20783-5555>
>>>>>>>> Elphel, Inc.
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>> Oleg Dzhimiev
>>>>>> Electronics Engineer
>>>>>> phone: +1 801 783 5555 x124 <(801)%20783-5555>
>>>>>> Elphel, Inc.
>>>>>>
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>>> Oleg Dzhimiev
>>> Electronics Engineer
>>> phone: +1 801 783 5555 x124 <(801)%20783-5555>
>>> Elphel, Inc.
>>>
>>
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