Beagle Bone Black

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See Also: Mesh/Hardware Fourth Milestone

notes about BBB - Beagle Bone Black

OS Install


Adafruit tutorial

first light

Just booting up...

using an FTDI device plugged into J1 pins

find the serial port for the FTDI USB adapter

ls /dev/tty*
  • might be /dev/ttyAMA0 on linux
  • might be /dev/tty.usbmodemfa133 on mac

Wiring from the FTDI device:

  • BBB - FTDI
  • pin 1 GND - GND
  • pin 4 RX - TX
  • pin 5 TX - RX

in terminal:

screen <usbdevicename> 115200
  • first login with root, no password

Mesh the planet...

Configuring B.A.T.M.A.N to Mesh with Sudo Mesh

This tutorial assumes that you have your Beagle Bone configured running Debian Wheezy.

modprobe batman-adv
batctl if add eth0
ifconfig wlan0 down
ifconfig wlan0 mtu 1532
iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc essid \
ap CA:FE:C0:DE:F0:0D channel 11
batctl if add wlan0
ifconfig wlan0 up
ifconfig bat0 up
ifconfig bat0
route add default gw
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward