Re: Multiple Applications / Modes simultaneously running on the UDR56K-4
Mark L Friedlander <marklfriedlander@...>
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Thanks for addressing my question. I see now that available RAM might be an obstacle to running both WL2K and a Ratflector at the same time.
I'm presently running a Ratflector (as well as xtightvnc, a web server and ftp server) on my 512 MB Raspberry Pi with only 162 MB free so setting up a Ratflector on the 256 MB UDR56K might be the only app I can run but it looks like a fun opportunity to experiment.
On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 5:49 AM, John <john@...>
Mark (KV4I) asks:
For example, can I run a Winlink 2000 RMS Gateway and a
D-RATs Ratflector simultaneously?
NW DIgital Radio will have a pre-packaged RMS Gateway for the UDR56K-4
We have not profiled running D-RATS Ratflector on the UDR56K-4. It does require a fair amount of memory, so observation of it running in parallel with other applications is prudent.
Installing D-RATS on the UDR56K-4 (as root or using sudo)
Hopefully this information will be helpful in your planning. The D-RATS package can run the Internet server on the UDR56K-4 processor (untested but have successfully installed and executed it) = I have not tested it with an external radio (USB to D-STAR radio) yet. We have not setup the UDR56K-4 radio for direct connection to D-RATS at this point.
cp add-apt-repository.sh.txt /usr/sbin/add-apt-repository
chmod +x /usr/sbin/add-apt-repository
apt-get install d-rats glade xterm twm
(You will also need to run an X-Window server on your GUI system, if you use Windows you can install xrdp on the UDR56K -- along with xterm, and use Remote Desktop -- running a GUI such as vncserver, X-Windows, etc. does add overhead to the radio's server -- daemons with web interfaces are more efficient and recommended.)
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