[ubuntu-us-nm] Fwd: Firmware Upgrade Now Available

Eric Krieger grammatoncleric at ubuntu.com
Fri Nov 20 11:15:13 GMT 2009

Excellent!  If you run into problems let me know...


- Eric

Eric J. Krieger
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On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 5:03 PM, David Einerson <deinerson1 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
> I will be upgrading the EPC Open-Mesh routers tonight starting at 11pm. I
> have prepared and have the manual flash utility on hand in case any of them
> have trouble.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Michael Burmeister-Brown <mike at open-mesh.com>
> Date: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 2:51 PM
> Subject: Firmware Upgrade Now Available
> To: epcstaff at gmail.com
> <http://www.open-mesh.com/sendstudionx/link.php?M=1863&N=23&L=15&F=H>
> Announcement
>   You are subscribed as epcstaff at gmail.com
> New Firmware:  r2671 Now Available for Auto-Upgrade
> ------------------------------
> Firmware r2671 has now been pushed onto the stable upgrade servers.
> Prior to doing so, all networks were set to "disable automatic firmware
> upgrades".  This was done so you can choose when you'd like to upgrade as
> the upgrade process can result in up to 1 hour of down time.  To start your
> upgrade, just uncheck this box on the "Advanced" tab of your networks
> dashboard page.
> All new networks created will also have "disable automatic upgrades"
> checked by default.
> *IMPORTANT:*  When adding nodes to an upgraded network, it is highly
> recommended that you let them upgrade BEFORE you take them on site.  If
> nodes lose power during the upgrade (which can take up to 30 minutes), they
> have to be manually reflashed.  Upgrading before you deploy frees you from
> any worry about unplugging them as you move them around during install.  To
> update any existing nodes you have, simply plug them into an internet
> connection for a couple of hours.
> *Key enhancements in this version:
> *
> 1.  New Local Web Page accessed at http://my.open-mesh.com:8080<http://www.open-mesh.com/sendstudionx/link.php?M=1863&N=23&L=16&F=H>.
> You will also see a list of neighbor nodes and their RSSI values and a speed
> test to the gateway.  This information can be very helpful when installing
> nodes in a network.  Login as "admin" and the root password shown on the top
> of the Advanced tab of the dashboard.
> 2.  General stability improvements, especially on some non open-mesh
> devices that are listed on the "Compatible Solutions" link.
> 3.  Improved support for the CoovaOM AAA service.
> 4.  LAN Block and AP Isolation now work only on Access Point #1.  So you
> can block users on the "open" SSID while retaining network access on the
> secure "private" SSID.
> (Note:  If for any reason you should need or want to manually reflash a
> node with the upgrade, we have a flash utility available for download.  Just
> click the "support" link on our web site and then click on the "How to Flash
> Open-Mesh (and all compatible) Routers" article.  OM1P nodes reflash in
> about 3 minutes.)
> Open-Mesh Technical Support Team
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> --
> Dave Einerson
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> Endorphin Power Company
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> 505-750-1878
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