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Emlidtool

Emlidtool

What is Emlidtool?

Emlidtool is pre-installed utility that makes your experience with autopilot easier. emlidtool

Overview

Generally emlidtool has four available options: info, test, ardupilot, rcio.

Info

Show information about the system.

Usage:

emlidtool info

This will produse an output like this:

Vendor: Emlid Limited
Product: Navio 2
Issue: Emlid 2017-03-23 5e28de2c424cadfb61a62b88e9c0af98a6d25545
Kernel: 4.4.36-a7765e7-emlid-v7+

Test

Run simple tests on the device.

Usage:

emlidtool test [sensors]

You can specify which sensors you want to test.

Running tests without arguments has the same effect as specifying 'all'.

Ardupilot

Helps you to configure and enable ArduPilot on boot.

Usage:

emlidtool ardupilot {configure, help}

You can choose either 'configure' or 'help'.

'configure' helps you to choose an appropriate software for your device:

emlidtool ardupilot configure

By default it opens graphical user interface, but if you prefer old-school interface, type:

emlidtool ardupilot configure --no-tui

You will be supposed to choose your vehicle and frame corresponding to the available list.

Let's say that we have copter. Then we need to enter '1'.

1) copter
2) plane
3) rover
Type selection number for your vehicle: 1

Running ardupilot without arguments or with 'help' shows you a guide explainig how to enable ArduPilot on boot.

RCIO

Tool to configure RCIO.

Usage:

emlidtool rcio {check, update}

'check' - determine whether you need to update firmware or not.

'update' - update firmware.

Usage:

emlidtool rcio update [-p 'path'][-q][-y]

where:

-p 'path' - specify firmware path

-q - quiet update (no stdout)

-y - answer 'yes' on all questions