Nano Spot Firmware Update

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Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by K6HP » Wed May 09, 2018 1:02 am

Does anyone know how to update the firmware for the Micro Node - Nano Spot?
I can't find information on it anywhere but I've been told there is a firmware upgrade available for it.
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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by MW0MWZ » Wed May 09, 2018 6:46 pm

You may have to e-mail Mark and ask him for the instructions, although it will show the modem as a "Zumspot", it's not - so the usual "pistar-zumspotflash" doesn't work on those.

Mark is working on new firmware at the moment, I expect we'll hear more about it soon, I do plan to integrate the firmware upgrade once Mark releases the new version(s).
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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by K6HP » Wed May 09, 2018 6:58 pm

Hi Andy,
Thank-you for the response. I will be waiting to see an update posted on the Micro Node website. Appreciate the help, sir!
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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by KV4S » Thu May 10, 2018 6:59 pm

Is the firmware different from the pi-star upgrade?

If you want to update and upgrade pi-star see the following:
Do you remember running putty to get into your nano-spot to setup the initial wifi? If so you will do that again.

Then refer to page 17 in this doc: http://micro-node.com/nano-spot_user.pdf

summary:
you need to run: sudo pistar-update (for the dashboard unless you do it from the web interface)
then run: sudo pistar-upgrade (this must be done from putty)
Run the process as many times as needed until the system reports you are on the most recent
version: "You are already running the latest version".

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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by MW0MWZ » Fri May 11, 2018 7:26 am

Yes the modem firmware is a different thing, but posting the upgrade guide is still a good idea :)
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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by MW0MWZ » Fri May 11, 2018 7:26 am

Yes the modem firmware is a different thing, but posting the upgrade guide is still a good idea :)
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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by oh7xm » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:28 pm

Updated my nano-spot logging in via ssh, and upgraded kernel via next step

rpi-rw
sudo apt get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

I dont know was this right done,but so far it works, and like to get confirmed it

br
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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by KE0FHS » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:39 pm

The update and upgrade scripts switch to write mode automatically, so you don't need to use the rpi-rw command before running update and upgrade.
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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by oh7xm » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:51 pm

Ok,, thank you
I have now problem, because chenged remote user password , and now cant anymore to go admin pages ,like configuring
Is it possible to get anymore there ,,ssh password works , and tied changing root password too,, still web password dont work.

Thank You for answer in advance

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Re: Nano Spot Firmware Update

Post by KE0FHS » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:53 pm

This initially stumped me for a few minutes, too. Password isn't actually changed. For security reasons, the Pi-Star backup does not back up the Remote Access Password. So if you changed it from the default "raspberry," because you are using a fresh image, it will once again be the default: raspberry.
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