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pi-star update

Post by OZ2GRE » Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:57 am

Why did the update jump back in time ?

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Re: pi-star update

Post by KE0FHS » Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:06 pm

A bit of a challenge to understand what you mean without more details. I'm updated to the most recent dashboard version (20181107) and haven't noticed anything amiss. If your time is amiss, it may have something to do with the change from daylight savings time to regular time. You may want to double check your system time zone on the Configuration page in the General Configuration section.
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Re: pi-star update

Post by OZ2GRE » Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:32 pm

Hi

My version now on pi-star is 20180916 an it was 20181017 before update ???

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Re: pi-star update

Post by KE0FHS » Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:03 pm

That's very strange. How do you run an update?

My personal method is to always use an SSH app like Termius or PuTTY. That way you get the most comprehensive update (the current version is 20181107):

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sudo pistar-update
In some rare cases, at the end of the update, you'll get a "mount is busy" message and Pi-Star won't successfully return to read-only mode. In that case, simply reboot:

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sudo reboot
I always run an upgrade after the update. If there isn't an upgrade available, it only costs a couple seconds, but if there is an upgrade (the current version is 3.4.16), I get it right away. If you're several upgrade versions behind, you'll need to run the upgrade multiple times to catch up.

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sudo pistar-upgrade
Finally, you should check your firmware. If you're running a ZUMspot or MMDVM_HS Hat, the current version is 1.4.12. See this post for more info: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=997#p3966

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For further reference, see:
Updating Pi-Star: https://amateurradionotes.com/pi-star.h ... tingpistar
Upgrading Pi-Star: https://amateurradionotes.com/pi-star.h ... dingpistar
Updating hotspot firmware via Pi-Star: https://amateurradionotes.com/pi-star-n ... otfwupdate
73, Toshen, KE0FHS
Playing with Pi-Star (unofficial notes about setting up and using Pi-Star):
http://pi-star.hamnotes.com

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