Re: XASTIR unable to start interface
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I tried the first, setuid solution. Also worked like a charm.
As always, many thanks for your support.
On Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 4:04 PM Basil Gunn <basil@...
First it is mentioned in the Xastir INSTALL file and in their FAQ
that to use AX.25 the xastir run time file must be setuid.
chmod u+s xastir
After the xastir binary permissions should look like this:
-rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 1178192 Jan 6 13:34 xastir
Also you could try using Xaster interface AGWPE localhost:8000.
I will add this to the Xastir install script.
> Now with XASTIR running I am attempting to set up the interface with DRAWS via Interface Control:
> Interface type AX25 TNC, and AX.25 Device Name udr0.
> Interface START has no effect, the interface remains DOWN. I have tried moving the radio (FT-817) mini-DIN connector to the DRAWS right mini-DIN and set the AX.25 Device Name to udr1. This interface also does not START.
> I have checked that.
> 1. Direwolf and AX25 are running (ax25-status)
> 2. APRS packets are being received successfully (tail -f /var/log/direwolf/direwolf.log)
> 3. APRS position beacon sent ok (verified with aprsfi).
> Again, I have had XASTIR operating successfully using the same XASTIR interface setup with earlier versions of the Compass image.
> I wonder if there is some other parameter(s) that I have forgotten about.
> John KM7LJ
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