upgrade to ver 4.1 rc3?

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upgrade to ver 4.1 rc3?

Post by W1FJM » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:43 pm

I tried to do the upgrade to 4.1 rc3 Via the expert upgrade tab and It came back saing I was on the latest already. I am running ver4.1 RC2
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Re: upgrade to ver 4.1 rc3?

Post by KE0FHS » Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:32 pm

Did you update first? I had no problem upgrading from 4.1.0-RC2 to 4.1.0-RC3 after running a Pi-Star Update a few hours ago.
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Re: upgrade to ver 4.1 rc3?

Post by W1FJM » Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:37 pm

I ended up using ssh and doing the update then upgrade and that worked.
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Re: upgrade to ver 4.1 rc3?

Post by AF4FA » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:11 pm

I also updated and upgraded to VN4.1RC3 and find that my RPI3B+ and jumbospot modem is now running about 4 to 5 degrees F warmer at idle than it used to with VN4.1RC2. I also notice that the cpu usage at idle is almost twice what it was with the previous RC2 software.
Anyone else notice this?

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Re: upgrade to ver 4.1 rc3?

Post by w7efs » Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:21 am

I noticed that the "Service Status" section of the Admin page has several "green" things running that aren't configured here, e.g. :

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$ ps auxw | grep -iE "p25|ysf" | grep -v grep
root       663  1.9  0.4   4132  1984 ?        S<   19:06   0:06 /usr/local/bin/P25Parrot 42011
mmdvm      665  3.2  0.5   5012  2808 ?        S<s  19:06   0:10 /usr/local/bin/YSFGateway /etc/ysfgateway
root       742  1.8  0.4   4228  2016 ?        S<   19:06   0:05 /usr/local/bin/YSFParrot 42012
mmdvm      764  2.7  1.7  19152  8816 ?        S<sl 19:06   0:08 /usr/local/bin/P25Gateway /etc/p25gateway
One wonders about the CPU usage and temperature affects of these. From "top" (table of processes):

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PID USER      PR  NI    VIRT    RES    SHR S  %CPU  %MEM     TIME+ COMMAND                                                                        
665 mmdvm     15  -5    5012   2808   2428 S   3.2   0.6   0:34.46 YSFGateway
742 root      15  -5    4228   2016   1876 S   2.3   0.4   0:19.13 YSFParrot
764 mmdvm     15  -5   19152   8816   2384 S   2.3   1.8   0:25.41 P25Gateway
663 root      15  -5    4132   1984   1844 S   1.9   0.4   0:19.72 P25Parrot
~10% CPU utilization when YSF and P25 aren't enabled here seems a rather wasteful use of limited resources. They certainly wouldn't help the CPU temp on something like the 3B+ or 4B, whose CPUs are generally observed to run hotter.

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Re: upgrade to ver 4.1 rc3?

Post by MW0MWZ » Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:57 pm

The upgrade to RC3 fixes logroate, and adds some drivers, it does not change anything else.

As for the CPU bump - thats more likely the changes I made to shrink the logs, and then had to revert the change - thats still a current issue.
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