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  1. @chrizree OMG this is awesome! sorry for the slow reply, have been distracted with other things. I actually got a very similar setup working the same way (for those who don't want to leave their phone with their Owl) using an ESP-32 dev module that has built in GPS. All it does actually it passes through the GPS module serial data to bluetooth, but the dev module I got actually has a built in OLED screen, so I think i could actually have it display feedback from the owl too, which might be cool. I'll post the code later and product links later.
  2. Thanks for the info, (going to reply here instead of discord incase it helps anyone else) I've re-flashed the firmware and its working again. I have it connected to my RT232 and then made a quick payload that just echos to /dev/ttyATH0 and its showing up in my serial console! So I -think- if I connect my GPS receiver directly with the serial wires it -should- work if I install gpsd. Going to wire it up and see if its sending anything when I cat the device. I'm assuming/hoping the 4th pad is a VCC
  3. it WORKED!! Thank you @Doridian
  4. @kuyaya It's a bit confusing that Hacker warehouse pulled the item too, unless they just magically sold their entire stock in a few days? Does the signal owl have cool but dangerous features that they are afraid of "us" finding out about?
  5. Nevermind I answered my own question by learning how the mm command works and why it has so much overhead and why you were requesting the loadb feature for U-Boot...as that would be able to send the binary out at the actual baud rate
  6. @chrizree ah, gotcha, hmmm thats annoying... Do you know of any GPS adaptors that DO work out of the box with it? My other idea would be (after this finishing flashing) is that one of the GPS devices I have has raw serial pads to access...if I just wired those to the owl's serial pads, would I be able to access the receiver on ttyACM? Sorry if this is a dumb question, I'm really new to Busy Box.
  7. Hi! I'm Danielle from NYC. I've been into Hacking since I was is middle-school when me and my friends used to mess with payphones in the 90s and write stupid little programs in q-basic. I used to mess around with config and registry files back in the day to make demo software work in full-mode, I didn't even realize that was hacking lol. Unfortunately my parents weren't super keen on computers, so I feel like I was a bit behind when it came to learning about what actually is happening on the metal. I do interactive broadcasting for a major cable network, mostly wor
  8. @chrizree Thanks for the info. I was able to find an ipk for the older package in the openWRT snapshots...do you think that could possibly work if I manually installed it with opkg? I'm still restoring my owl now....jeeze this takes FOREVER snapshot with the package: https://downloads.openwrt.org/releases/18.06-SNAPSHOT/targets/armvirt/32/kmods/4.14.140-1-fd1a4bb4b44557e77d0d4c4c6cc14181/ ipk name: kmod-usb-acm_4.14.140-1_arm_cortex-a15_neon-vfpv4.ipk
  9. @Doridian Interesting!! Shows how little I know about rs-232....if you have a second would you mind teaching me something? With the baud rate of the owl being 115200bits per second, and the signal owl having a total flash size of 16MB, and then multiplied by 8 because of the TTL information, so 1024000000 bits total, my math says that should take about 2 and a half hours? I'm assuming I'm missing some sort of other information that's included in each transaction that's taking up a lot of the bits, but what is that overhead? do you know?
  10. Hi there, I was wondering if anyone has gotten a GPS receiver working with their signal owl, as it says in the description it works with them? I've tried 2 receivers based on ublox chips, and while lusb does see them, they are only mounted under /dev/bus/usb/00#, and I can't get them to mount as serial devices. I was able to install GPSD using opkg from the openWRT repo, and it seems to be working, but it cannot connect to the device via the bus path. I bricked my owl messing with this, and am currently restoring it now, do I need to install gpsd-clients from the repo as well? c
  11. Thank you @Doridian for posting the node script to manually flash the ROM. I corrupted my file system trying to get my GPS dongle to work and mounting it to the "wrong" folder. I'm currenting using the script to "restore" my owl now...I'm glad I had an extra FT232 laying around from another project. Question for you @Doridian I know Node pretty well, but not the serial library, so excuse me if this is a dumb question, but wouldn't the script run significantly faster if you didn't push each data write to the stdout...AFAIK node.js does not have a write buffer for output to the cons
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