Software and Firmware Upgrades
Upgrading the lxa-iobus-server
Upgrading the LXA iobus-server is done by installing a new version of the Python package.
Before installing a new version of the server stop the currently running lxa-iobus-server. If you are using the provided systemd-service run:
$ sudo systemctl stop lxa-iobus.service
Afterwards you can build a new
$ cd /path/to/the/lxa-iobus/repository $ git pull $ make clean $ make env
Now you can start your service again:
$ sudo systemctl start lxa-iobus.service
Bundled Firmware Upgrades
lxa-iobus-server software comes bundled with the latest firmware binaries
for the IOBus devices.
The availability of new firmware upgrades for devices
is indicated in the Web-Interface by a red Update text in the node list:
A firmware upgrade is performed by selecting the corresponding entry in the node list and clicking the Update to … button at the top:
Clicking the button takes you to the “ISP” tab of the web interface where a log of the flashing progress is shown:
Once the flashing is compled you can return to the node information by selecting the “Nodes” tab at the top.