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SARA-U201 modem on Beaglebone Black not starting automatically

I have SARA-U201 modem connected by USB to Beaglebone Black single-board computer. It is configured to run in ECM mode by AT+UUSBCONF=2 command. On boot, there are /dev/ttyACM[0-3] - 4 ports created ...
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How to install gcc-5 on Debian 8.10?

I am trying to install gcc-5 on debian 8.10 on a beaglebone green. I have looked at many threads, of which the following was the most promising. How to install GCC 5 on debian jessie 8.1 When I try to ...
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How to reflect the name of Beaglebone in the router panel?

For my BBB, my router displays the following: But I'd like it displays the hostname of my BBB. How to do that? So far, I have modified the hostname with $ sudo hostnamectl set-hostname myname And ...
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Unable to bring up the CANbus interface on a Beaglebone black

To automatically bring up the interface on boot, I edited the /etc/network/interfaces file as follows: debian@beaglebone:~$ sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces And added the following at the end of the ...
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I can't ping my linux VM from any machine other then the windows host

I can ping my BBB on 192.168.1.166, which is the address my router gave it, and which I have since made static. Windows host Ip address: 192.168.1.219 My linux VM (running on windows host): enp0s8: ...
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Reading /dev/ttyS4 from a BeagleBone running Debian 10 not what is written

I am pulling my hears trying to make ttyS4 up and running on a Beaglebone black. I have set up UART4 in my /boot/uEnv.txt (see it at the bottom of my question). On the Beaglebone I have the comms cape ...
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ssh (Putty) and X11 freezes/slows down with idle program

I am using Putty to ssh my server device, and to visualize I'm using Xming for the X11 forwarding. The Windows computer is being connected to a Debian-Machinekit framework on my BeagleBone to operate ...
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Buildroot image missing /sys/bus/usb

I've tried to create a Beaglebone Black image with buildroot starting from beaglebone-defconfig. I discovered that /sys/bus/usb seems to be missing: # ls /sys/bus clockevents gpio mmc_rpmb ...
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Troubleshooting RS485 comm on Beaglebone black with cape comms2

TLDR: my serial comm (RS485) does not work on the BeagleBone Black. How to fix that? —— Following my previous question which didn't find any solution, I am now exploring the linux side of the ...
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My beaglebone AI doesn't start when I use sd card

I am trying to expand my eMMC with an external SD card and I am faced an issue. When I start my beaglebone black, everything is fine and the BBB start correctly but when I plug the SD card, it is ...
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How to make Modbus RTU RS485 on cape comms2 works on the Beaglebone black?

I am scratching my head for days now, trying to make Modbus RTU RS 485 working on my Beaglebone black having the cape comms2 set and running Debian. I connect to /dev/ttyS0 at 9600 bauds, 8-bit data, ...
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Compiling Beaglebone Black Linux image for QT and 4Dsystems LCD cape

I have researched a lot into buildroot and yocto compilation for BBB and understand qt configs / layers for both. However I can’t seem to get the 4.3” Touchscreen cape to work. I have tried comparing ...
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BeagleBone Black UART 1 config

Recently I compiled my own linux system using kernel 5.10.23, and I made modifications to the device tree in order to activate UART 1 PIN (9-24) and (9-26). I have /dev/ttyS1 available for R/W ...
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echo: write error: Operation not permitted issue

Hello i am trying to use the echo command to load firmware to the PRU on the Beaglebone black with the following command: root@beaglebone:~# echo 'am335x-pru1-fw' > /sys/class/remoteproc/...
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How to use two compiler in BeagleBone Balck

Aim: Implement GCC compiler in Programmable real-time unit(pru) code in BeagleBone Black. I have BeagleBone Black in that I implement two codes in which using: using pru in CC = clpru -fe using GCC ...
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Is there any way to change the I2C slave device address on a Linux board?

Aim: setAddress in i2c Slave Devices software side. example : 3 sensor with same address 0x29. through some method sensor1 to set 0x22, sensor2 to set 0x25, sersor3 to set 0x28. info: I have 3 similar ...
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How to Change VL53L0X(TOF) sensor I2C address using c language on BeagleBone Black

Aim: To read Data from 4 VL53L0X(TOF) sensors using I2C communication in C language on BeagleBone Black Board (Debian OS). I have implement c code for a single VL53L0X(TOF) sensor which is: https://...
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BeagleBone Black static IP retention

I am using BeagleBone Black device as an energy monitoring device in my IoT projects. The application reads data through USB (Modbus RTU) and sends it to remote cloud through MQTT. There are around 15–...
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The host machine doesn't recognize BeagleBone device with SD card inserted

I am trying to boot BeagleBone Black (BBB) off the SD card that contains boot images and rootfs files, but when I have it inserted into the BBB, I don't see any device being detected by the host ...
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bind ltc2947-spi driver on BeagleBone Black

Having trouble binding a SPI driver on the BeagleBone Black. The driver in question, ltc2947-spi, is in the linux mainline, but not in the beaglebone kernel tree. When I get this working, I'll submit ...
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How to enable bluetooth in beaglebone black

I bringup beaglebone black successfully with my own rootfs. After bringup beaglebone black how to enable peripherals like gpio,bluetooth and wifi from scratch please suggest me
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I can't specify a directory when creating a service on Beaglebone

I don't know where to post this question because it's half a programming question and half a Linux question, so forgive me. I'm working on a project using Beaglebone Black and I need to execute a ...
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Installation of TurboVNC using Debian command line/Keyboard issue with LTQ Terminal Beagle Bone

It would be fantastic if someone could help. To give some history as to why; I had a problem with my keyboard mapping using TightVNC and so attempted to install tigerVNC and turboVNC on my ...
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** File not found /boot/uImage ** When using Angstrom Pre-built Images on BeagleBoneBlack Rev C

I'm trying to boot my BeagleBone Black into Angstrom using pre-built images found here. My SD card has two partitions BOOT & ROOTFS, and was formatted according to the procedures found here. ...
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Problem with serial port, can't get the data if screen is not tun beforw

I am working with a Beagle Bone serial port. I made a C program to read some data sent by another board; However, something that I cannot understand is happening. When I run the program it does not ...
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PocketBeagle enable com port on usb0

I'm attempting to configure a pocketbeagle running bone-debian9.9. Kernel version is 4.14.108-ti-r113. The board has a Micro USB port with the following functions: rndis, acm, ecm, and mass_storage. ...
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U-Boot "Wrong Ramdisk Image Format" with initramfs on BeagleBone black

I am following the book "Mastering Embedded Linux Programming - Second Edition" trying to boot up the Linux kernel mounting a ramdisk. I have U-boot 2020.01 working and the Linux kernel ...
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High load when Ethernet cable is unplugged

I'm building a system image with v4.19.106 kernel and BusyBox for BeagleBone Black using buildroot 2020.02. If I boot the board from the resulting SD card, I see a strange behaviour: system load stays ...
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Autostarting a python GUI application on startup as local user (beagle bone black)

I am trying to start a GUI application (python3 project) on application startup. I've created a script in /etc/xdg/autostart/. @lxpanel --profile LXDE @pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE @xscreensaver ...
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How can I use port 8080 on a BeagleBone Black with Debian Linux, kernel 4.14.x, when trying to use a web camera?

I have successfully compiled jacksonliam/mjpg-streamer. After compiling it, I ran into issues. The end result is that the source works, but I don't know how to resolve port conflicts under Debian ...
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Kernel throws error while writing to the character device file in 4.9.82-ti-r102 debian 9.3

I created the device file under /dev folder successfully, but writing to that device file makes kernel to throw following error messages. Message from syslogd@beaglebone at Feb 26 15:40:10 ... kernel:...
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How to install apt packages to SD card

i have beaglebone black wireless which have 4gb of its memory , after flashing debian 9.9 os on it am left with 200 mb free space. so i wonder how can i change apt package installer path so that ...
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Beaglebone pwm for non root user

The 4.9.78-ti-r94 distro comes with 81-pwm-nonroot.rules # /etc/udev/rules.d/81-pwm-noroot.rules # # Corrects sys PWM permissions on the BB so non-root users in the gpio group can manipulate bits # ...
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Connman network configuration for default interface

I have a BeagleBone Green board running Debian. It uses Connman as the network manager. The configuration file should be /etc/connman/main.conf however this doesn't exist. I have two active network ...
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Beagle bone black - no boot text

I'm working with a beaglebone black with an image based off the base debian image for these boards. When I plug this into a monitor via the onboard HDMI and boot it, I get the linux penguine (Tux) in ...
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Why can't / doesn't U-boot log messages for us to view later

I have a problem whereby a remote BeagleBone device is taking hours to boot up. When it does, I don't see any problems in the kernel boot logs such as journalctl -b or journalctl -b -1 Without ...
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reboot causes device to shutdown but doesn't start again for many hours after

I am using a BeagleBone running Debian. I have a cron entry in /etc/crontab which tells the device to reboot at 03:01 every night as follows 00 03 * * * root /sbin/shutdown -r +1 >> /...
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How to debug an SDIO configuration problem?

We are trying to get an SDIO-based 802.11 module to work on an SDIO port of the beaglebone. We adapted the device-tree overlay provided by manufacturer to our hardware, compiled the driver, the driver ...
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Beaglebone Boot Fail with ALERT! PARTUUID does not exist

I have tried booting a Linux image in the eMMC through u-boot but it always drops to the busybox shell. As suggested by the busybox shell I double checked the PARTUUID (8fb410a9-01) using blkid, which ...
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Why does plugging in a cellular modem create 8 different device files?

I am using a BeagleBone board running Debian. When I plug in a USB cellular modem, this creates the following files in the /dev folder: ttyACM0, ttyACM1, ttyACM2, ttyACM3, ttyModem0, ttyModem1, ...
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is there a way to disable/change kernel console from userspace

We have Beaglebone Black based custom board with 512MB RAM and 4GB eMMC. We have kernel console set as /dev/ttyS0 which is debug UART. After booting in user space, we want to disable(if possible, or ...
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How to install a few specific packages one time on Debian Wheezy (after EoL)

I'm using a fresh beaglebone debian 7.9 armhf image and need to do some additional setup. Despite EoL being May 2018, the apt sources have still been available until recently. They are no longer ...
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What is the difference between spidev2.0 and spidev2.1?

On my pocket beagle, which runs Debian, I have three spidev devices (spidev1.0, spidev2.0 and spidev2.1). I have a SPI temp sensor on spi1 (which is spidev2.0 and spidev2.1). Loopback tests on 2.0 (...
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Securing Beaglebone software from stealing [closed]

I have a BeagleBone Black which is programmed to start a NodeJS server on boot. The BeagleBone contains software that my company does not want to share. Is it possible to prevent any user from ...
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Facing issue in ssh for USB0 Interface buildroot

I am working on building Custom Os using Buildroot for beaglebone black. Configurations: Linux kernel version 4.19.29 I have enabled the Dropbear for SSH. The Script to load the drivers at boot ...
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How to ensure custom Debian service starts first?

I am writing a custom application on Debian on a beaglebone black variant. I want to have my application be the first service that gets started when the system boots, and I want the system to wait ...
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Beaglebone Debian/Wheezy. Static IP address some times is changed

I have Beaglebone Black with installation of Debian 7.11 Wheezy I have network which is created from Beaglebone and the Beaglebone IP address is set to be static: 192.168.20.1 This is my /etc/...
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Safest way to store TLS private keys without a security module

I am using BeableBone Black devices running Debian which communicate securely with an AWS server over TLS using signed certificates. I need to store my private keys securely on the devices. The best ...
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How do I configure the Beaglebone Black PWM correctly

I have tried to get PWM working and am not having any success. I am using the TI Processor SDK with a modified version of the am335x-boneblack.dts device tree (see below) The PWM driver (ehrpwm1) ...
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Can a device be re-partitioned over the air

I know that OTA updating for Linux can be a complicated topic and that there are ready-made solutions out there. I'm talking in terms of using an embedded computer running Linux such as a Rasberry Pi ...
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