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Re: Some basic dv switch questions, hoping you can help

Steve N4IRS
 

Jed,
Welcome. Glad you are enjoying using DVSwitch Mobile (DVSM) with Allstar. For what you are asking, you have a couple of choices:

1: Setup a separate Pi for you to use the Digital modes with DVSM.
2: Add the digital modes to your existing AllStar node.

No matter what you choose, I'm going to tell you to wait at least a week to do anything other the gather hardware.
1: is the best option If you have a spare Pi.
2: give you the best overall flexibility but may be more complex to setup depending on how you want things to work.

We are one week away from release of DVSwitch Server. The server image runs on a Raspberry Pi and allows you to setup a server with very little trouble.
We have not tested adding DVSwitch Server to an existing AllStar node. It SHOULD work, but we need to test before recommending.

That having been said, we have 2 subgroups you should consider joining.
1: <https://dvswitch.groups.io/g/allstarlink> Discussion of bridging AllStar to the digital world
2: <https://dvswitch.groups.io/g/Mobile> Discussion of all things DVSM

73, Steve N4IRS

On 10/24/20 10:39 AM, Jed Barton wrote:
Hey guys,

Jed.n1jbc here. So, i'm brand new to this dvswitch thing, and
honestly it seems pretty cool.
So, the furthest i've gotten with it, is hooking it up to my allstar
node, using a network radio. I'm using an Inrico t-320 network radio,
and have dvswitch installed on it, and am connecting it to my allstar
node. It works great.
Now it's time to expand it further. I've been told that i can run
dmr, and other digital modes if i put a pi together. So i'm at that
point where i want to go to that next step. What do i need to do?
I'm going to have a lot of questions here.

Cheers,

Jed




Some basic dv switch questions, hoping you can help

Jed Barton <jedbarton@...>
 

Hey guys,

Jed.n1jbc here. So, i'm brand new to this dvswitch thing, and
honestly it seems pretty cool.
So, the furthest i've gotten with it, is hooking it up to my allstar
node, using a network radio. I'm using an Inrico t-320 network radio,
and have dvswitch installed on it, and am connecting it to my allstar
node. It works great.
Now it's time to expand it further. I've been told that i can run
dmr, and other digital modes if i put a pi together. So i'm at that
point where i want to go to that next step. What do i need to do?
I'm going to have a lot of questions here.

Cheers,

Jed


Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Steve N4IRS
 

Happy Halloween....

On 10/23/2020 2:08 PM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Thanks Steve. I’ll wait for the new image. As you said, it will be “Just two weeks”. 😀


Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 10:50 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

When the new image is released and you have access to the site, then yes I suggest you install the new image. If nothing else it will allow safer updates.

On 10/23/2020 1:47 PM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I tried restarting both Pi’s and this seems to have corrected the issue.

Do you think it is still a good idea to update the files to the latest version, or is there really no big advantage?  One of the installs is on a mountaintop, and I’m a little hesitant to do a remote upgrade. I’m using this strictly for P25, utilizing Quantar Bridge.


Greg
WB6ZSU
 
On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:59 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

I see no reason it would change. It's just that I tested with the current version as shown in the included logs so I know it's working. As far as I know it always worked that way.

On 10/23/2020 10:58 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I will try doing this later.

Can you think of why this would have changed all the sudden?  I have two installations which are now behaving this way.

I only realized this because the past few days I was noticing there hasn’t been much chatter on the TG. Also, when I keyed my radio, I would get the “Pacific” annunciation which was an indication that the talkgroup had changed. That’s when I started doing some digging.

Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:49 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU


















Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Greg WB6ZSU
 

Thanks Steve. I’ll wait for the new image. As you said, it will be “Just two weeks”. 😀


Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 10:50 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

When the new image is released and you have access to the site, then yes I suggest you install the new image. If nothing else it will allow safer updates.

On 10/23/2020 1:47 PM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I tried restarting both Pi’s and this seems to have corrected the issue.

Do you think it is still a good idea to update the files to the latest version, or is there really no big advantage?  One of the installs is on a mountaintop, and I’m a little hesitant to do a remote upgrade. I’m using this strictly for P25, utilizing Quantar Bridge.


Greg
WB6ZSU
 
On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:59 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

I see no reason it would change. It's just that I tested with the current version as shown in the included logs so I know it's working. As far as I know it always worked that way.

On 10/23/2020 10:58 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I will try doing this later.

Can you think of why this would have changed all the sudden?  I have two installations which are now behaving this way.

I only realized this because the past few days I was noticing there hasn’t been much chatter on the TG. Also, when I keyed my radio, I would get the “Pacific” annunciation which was an indication that the talkgroup had changed. That’s when I started doing some digging.

Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:49 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU

















Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Steve N4IRS
 

When the new image is released and you have access to the site, then yes I suggest you install the new image. If nothing else it will allow safer updates.

On 10/23/2020 1:47 PM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I tried restarting both Pi’s and this seems to have corrected the issue.

Do you think it is still a good idea to update the files to the latest version, or is there really no big advantage?  One of the installs is on a mountaintop, and I’m a little hesitant to do a remote upgrade. I’m using this strictly for P25, utilizing Quantar Bridge.


Greg
WB6ZSU
 
On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:59 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

I see no reason it would change. It's just that I tested with the current version as shown in the included logs so I know it's working. As far as I know it always worked that way.

On 10/23/2020 10:58 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I will try doing this later.

Can you think of why this would have changed all the sudden?  I have two installations which are now behaving this way.

I only realized this because the past few days I was noticing there hasn’t been much chatter on the TG. Also, when I keyed my radio, I would get the “Pacific” annunciation which was an indication that the talkgroup had changed. That’s when I started doing some digging.

Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:49 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU
















Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Steve N4IRS
 

If it works don't fix it.

On 10/23/2020 1:47 PM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I tried restarting both Pi’s and this seems to have corrected the issue.

Do you think it is still a good idea to update the files to the latest version, or is there really no big advantage?  One of the installs is on a mountaintop, and I’m a little hesitant to do a remote upgrade. I’m using this strictly for P25, utilizing Quantar Bridge.


Greg
WB6ZSU
 
On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:59 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

I see no reason it would change. It's just that I tested with the current version as shown in the included logs so I know it's working. As far as I know it always worked that way.

On 10/23/2020 10:58 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I will try doing this later.

Can you think of why this would have changed all the sudden?  I have two installations which are now behaving this way.

I only realized this because the past few days I was noticing there hasn’t been much chatter on the TG. Also, when I keyed my radio, I would get the “Pacific” annunciation which was an indication that the talkgroup had changed. That’s when I started doing some digging.

Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:49 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU
















Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Greg WB6ZSU
 

Steve,

I tried restarting both Pi’s and this seems to have corrected the issue.

Do you think it is still a good idea to update the files to the latest version, or is there really no big advantage?  One of the installs is on a mountaintop, and I’m a little hesitant to do a remote upgrade. I’m using this strictly for P25, utilizing Quantar Bridge.


Greg
WB6ZSU
 

On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:59 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

I see no reason it would change. It's just that I tested with the current version as shown in the included logs so I know it's working. As far as I know it always worked that way.

On 10/23/2020 10:58 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I will try doing this later.

Can you think of why this would have changed all the sudden?  I have two installations which are now behaving this way.

I only realized this because the past few days I was noticing there hasn’t been much chatter on the TG. Also, when I keyed my radio, I would get the “Pacific” annunciation which was an indication that the talkgroup had changed. That’s when I started doing some digging.

Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:49 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU















Re: DVSwitch Server Raspberry Pi Image

Tito Lopez - YN1OB
 

Looks AWESOME!!! thanks for all the goodies you guys work on. You all should be inducted to the HAM Radio Hall of Fame!!!!
Cant wait to install the dashboard, I tried installing but no packages yet.... Cool  Stuff


Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Greg WB6ZSU
 

Very strange.

This is an example of what I observed last night:

M: 2020-10-23 04:29:32.253 Linked to reflector 10400 by WB6ZSU
M: 2020-10-23 04:39:34.361 Unlinking from 10400 due to inactivity
I: 2020-10-23 05:21:18.507 Loaded 18 P25 reflectors
I: 2020-10-23 05:21:18.507 Loaded P25 parrot (TG10)
M: 2020-10-23 06:06:00.120 Linked to reflector 10400 by WB6ZSU
M: 2020-10-23 06:16:00.802 Unlinking from 10400 due to inactivity



On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:59 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

I see no reason it would change. It's just that I tested with the current version as shown in the included logs so I know it's working. As far as I know it always worked that way.

On 10/23/2020 10:58 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I will try doing this later.

Can you think of why this would have changed all the sudden?  I have two installations which are now behaving this way.

I only realized this because the past few days I was noticing there hasn’t been much chatter on the TG. Also, when I keyed my radio, I would get the “Pacific” annunciation which was an indication that the talkgroup had changed. That’s when I started doing some digging.

Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:49 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU















Re: DVSwitch Server Raspberry Pi Image

wrhowell amphibiansolutions.us
 

Excellent video sir, can't wait for the rest of the mentioned videos to be available.

 

 

Thanks,

William


Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Steve N4IRS
 

I see no reason it would change. It's just that I tested with the current version as shown in the included logs so I know it's working. As far as I know it always worked that way.

On 10/23/2020 10:58 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

I will try doing this later.

Can you think of why this would have changed all the sudden?  I have two installations which are now behaving this way.

I only realized this because the past few days I was noticing there hasn’t been much chatter on the TG. Also, when I keyed my radio, I would get the “Pacific” annunciation which was an indication that the talkgroup had changed. That’s when I started doing some digging.

Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:49 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU














Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Greg WB6ZSU
 

Steve,

I will try doing this later.

Can you think of why this would have changed all the sudden?  I have two installations which are now behaving this way.

I only realized this because the past few days I was noticing there hasn’t been much chatter on the TG. Also, when I keyed my radio, I would get the “Pacific” annunciation which was an indication that the talkgroup had changed. That’s when I started doing some digging.

Greg
WB6ZSU


On Oct 23, 2020, at 7:49 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU













Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Steve N4IRS
 

Greg,
You might just get away with replacing the binary.

systemctl stop p25gateway
cd /opt/P25Gateway
mv P25Gateway P25Gateway.old
 wget https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/raw/master/bin/P25Gateway.armhf
mv P25Gateway.armhf P25Gateway
chmod +x P25Gateway
systemctl start p25gateway

To go "all the way" you will want to replace the binary, the ini and the audio directory from this: <https://github.com/DVSwitch/P25Gateway/archive/master.zip>


Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/2020 10:41 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU












Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Greg WB6ZSU
 

Steve,

Here are my results (you can see this is a pretty old install):


root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# dpkg --print-architecture
armhf
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20180409
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#


Greg
WB6ZSU



On Oct 23, 2020, at 2:47 AM, Steve N4IRS <szingman@...> wrote:

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS



On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works.  I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes.  The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU











Re: DVSwitch Server Raspberry Pi Image

Carlos Minguela
 

Thanks Steve, this are great news! 

73

Carlos
KP4CA


Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Steve N4IRS
 

Greg,
I ran a test here.

root@DVSwitch-Server:~# uname -a
Linux DVSwitch-Server 4.19.0-6-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.67-2+deb10u2 (2019-11-11) x86_64 GNU/Linux
root@DVSwitch-Server:~# dpkg --print-architecture
amd64
root@DVSwitch-Server:~# /opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v
P25Gateway version 20200824

M: 2020-10-23 10:36:53.763 Starting P25Gateway-20200824
M: 2020-10-23 10:36:53.763 Linked at startup to reflector 10200
M: 2020-10-23 10:36:55.986 Unlinked from reflector 10200 by N4IRS
M: 2020-10-23 10:36:55.986 Linked to reflector 10400 by N4IRS
M: 2020-10-23 10:46:57.842 Linked to reflector 10200 due to inactivity

On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works. I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes. The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU



Re: P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Steve N4IRS
 

Greg,
Please run the following as root:
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
/opt/P25Gateway/P25Gateway -v

Steve N4IRS

On 10/23/20 3:17 AM, Greg WB6ZSU wrote:
Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works. I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes. The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU



P25Gateway Inactivity Timeout Behavior

Greg WB6ZSU
 

Over the past few days I’ve noticed a change in the way the Inactivity timeout works. I have my system configured with a Startup TG of 10400 and an Inactivity Timer of 10 minutes. The way I’m accustomed to this working is that if I changed talk groups to something other than 10400 (Startup) and there was inactivity on this new TG for more than 10 minutes, the system would revert back to 10400. This is not the way it is behaving today. I’m not exactly sure what TG is now used as the “Revert” TG.

I’ve looked at the P25Gateway log file and verified that even when operating on 10400, if there is more than 10 minutes of inactivity, I will be unlinked from 10400.

Is this a known current behavior, and if so, what does happen after the inactivity timer expires?


Thanks and 73,
Greg
WB6ZSU


Re: DVSwitch Server Raspberry Pi Image

 

On 23/10/20 9:53 am, Steve N4IRS wrote:
Tony,
You can go symlink which may be easier to see and understand. I would
suggest a single binary and multiple config files. for example
MMDVM_Bridge:

in /opt/MMDVM_Bridge you have the following:
MMDVM_Bridge (binary)
MMDVM_Bridge_1.ini
MMDVM_Bridge_2.ini

In your first systemd unit you would have for the exec line:
/opt/MMDVM_Bridge/MMDVM_Bridge /opt/MMDVM_Bridge/MMDVM_Bridge_1.ini

In your second systemd unit you would have for the exec line:
/opt/MMDVM_Bridge/MMDVM_Bridge /opt/MMDVM_Bridge/MMDVM_Bridge_2.ini

There is no right way or wrong way. I prefer the above method because
when I read the systemd unit file I can see exactly where things are.
That would work too, but I think replacing copies of the binaries with
symlinks would be easier with my setup.  Would save a lot of rejigging
of systemd units.

As you say, more than one way to skin a cat, and I can always change
things later, if it doesn't turn out as I expect. :)

--
73 de Tony VK3JED/VK3IRL
http://vkradio.com


Re: DVSwitch Server Raspberry Pi Image

Steve N4IRS
 

I did forget to mention that the dashboard has a neat feature in conjunction with AB. The audio that AB would send to the USRP ports is also sent to the dashboard.



A user can listen to the audio buy selecting the button. Note the button can be disabled. 

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