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[aprssig] digi_ned feedback

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Fri Feb 25 21:34:39 UTC 2005


Thanks Henk,

Hey I had a go at the LINUX version as well. IT is a bot more complicated
than the windows one.

I had to install libax25 then the deeper i dealved the more and more it
seems you need an ax25 capable kernel.

I gave up at the point of having to enable ax25 support.

As per windows, yeah I tried normal 1200 baud packet mode and then tried
9600 kiss mode.

I used hyperterm to set it up into / and out of kiss.

Hey here is a thought, if I loop back the serial port, would I expect to see
anything ?

Does the windows version of digi_ned have a "show all" ?

Cheers ...awesome program

PS my tnc is a kpc3 and it takes intface kiss reset to make it go

Will have another go, cheers

-----Original Message-----
From: Henk de Groot [mailto:henk.de.groot at hetnet.nl]
Sent: Saturday, 26 February 2005 06:57
To: vk4tec at tech-software.net; TAPR APRS Mailing List
Cc: Ozaprs at Marconi.Ics.Mq.Edu.Au
Subject: Re: [aprssig] digi_ned feedback


Hello Andrew,

Andrew Rich schreef:
> I can see digi_ned trying to TX at start up, says all is ok and sends a
> beacon on screen, but the tnc does nothing.
>
> But in either KISS or TNC nothing happens. Yes I have the right com port,
it
> matches and checks out in hyperterm.
>
> What am I doing wrong ?  Should DIGI_NED tx on startup ?

No, DIGI_NED sends some data to the TNC to switch it to KISS. It looks
like the TNC doesn't interpret the commands to switch to KISS but instead
transmits them...

Maybe you can switch the TNC to KISS manualy before starting the floppy to
see if that helps.

In the directory KISS you will find a KISS_DNN.INI, this contains the
commands which are send to the TNC to switch it to KISS. Aparently it
doesn't send the right command for your TNC. Just change it with a text
editor.

> What would be good to, is a desctiption of what files to blow away, so you
> get the config screens back up
> on boot instead of having to re-format and re-build the floppy.

Oh, that's easy, just erase "dnconfig.bat" in the root of the floppy. This
batch just sets an environment value which is used by "run.bat" in the
digi_ned directory.

Kind regards,

Henk.







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