Introducing: Omega2

Omega Firmware Changelog

Last edited by greenbreakfast, 2016-07-08 22:03:02

Log of all changes made to the Onion Omega OpenWRT Firmware

Version Syntax

The Omega Firmware will be in the following format:

A.B.C bXYZ

The individual parts correspond to the following:

  • A is the ULTRA version
  • B is the Major version
  • C is the Minor version
  • XYZ is the build number

For example:

0.0.6 b264

The build number will continuously increment over the course of development.

Versions

Definining the differences in each version change

0.1.4

Repo Fix Release.

  • Fix for issue where Onion Repo Keys were not being installed by default, Omega users could not install Onion packages
  • Created new release so all users get the fix!

0.1.3

Brin J2 Release.

  • Updates to Device Client architecture, now supports additional setup modes and compatibility with latest Cloud services
  • Updates to I2C Expansion Drivers: additional control added for Relay Expansion

0.1.2

Brin J1 Release.

Firmware updates for Onion Cloud App Store

  • Added onion-helper ubus service
  • Updates to I2C Expansion Drivers

0.1.1

Brin M1 Release.

Firmware updates for stable Onion Cloud support!

  • Stable device client
  • Support for GPS Expansion
  • Onion sh library fix: no longer creating blank log files

0.1.0

Brin A2 Release.

Firmware includes support for the Onion Cloud!

Console Updates:

  • Settings App now includes Cloud Settings Tab, used to register the device with the Cloud, and then to view the cloud registration info
  • OLED App can now save converted image files to the Omega

0.0.8

Ando A1 Release.

Added the following features to the firmware:

  • Bluetooth audio support using Onion customized packages
  • Network Manager that will automatically try to connect to recognized networks
  • Fix for Node.JS and NPM where HTML requests were erroneously resolving to IPv6

Console Updates:

  • Added Programming Calculator app
  • Added Webcam App
  • Overhauled WiFi settings apps

0.0.7

Modern Node Release.

Added kernel changes to support NodeJs v4.3.1

Updates to Onion Drivers

0.0.6

Ando J1 Console Release.

Added Resistor Calculator app.

Implemented universal notification system.

Added error notification to I2C app to indicate Expansion cannot be found.

Settings app update: added loading icon to wifi setup (sta and ap), added download progress bar to firmware upgrade, added Omega LED blinking before Factory Reset

0.0.5

Ando N2 Console Release.

Added apps for the PWM, Relay, and OLED Expansions, expanded the GPIO Control App.

Added taskbar for apps.

0.0.4

Early November release of the Console. This series of releases is code-named Ando.

Contains bug fixes, extends functionality of existing apps, added GPIO control app.

0.0.3

First release of the Console

0.0.2

Post production firmware

0.0.1

Initial firmware sent to be flashed at the factory

Build Notes

Defining the changes in each build. Note that if a number is missing, that build failed the deployment process.

b330

Jul 8, 2016

Firmware 0.1.4 Release

  • Fixed issue where keys for Onion Package Repo were not being installed by default

b329

Jul 6, 2016

  • Finalized power-dock application for Power Dock release

b328

Jun 24, 2016

Firmware 0.1.3 Release

  • Updated device-client architecture to support additional setup modes and compatibility with Cloud services

b327, b326

Jun 13, 2016

  • Updated I2C Exp Driver relay expansion w/ cli usage instructions

b325

Jun 10, 2016

Firmware 0.1.2 Release

Console Updates:

  • Fixed dropdown issue in GPIO and OLED apps

Firmware Updates:

  • Added onion-helper, a c-based ubus service to facilitate better cloud interaction
  • Updated I2C Expansion Drivers, specifically the Relay
    • Extended to use all GPIOs available on MCP chip
    • Can now read relay state
    • Updates to ubus service to allow reading relay state
  • Removed power-dock testing application from firmware

b324

May 31, 2016

  • Added power-dock application to firmware (for testing purposes)

b323

May 31, 2016

  • I2C Expansion Driver version upped to 0.3
    • relay-exp app can now:
      • Control all 8 MCP chip GPIOs
      • Accept full I2C device address from the command line

b322, b321

May 29, 2016

  • Library management script update: changed structure of output

b320, b317, b316

May 24, 2016

  • Added hooks for build server and library management

b315

May 20, 2016

  • Added I2C Expansion Node modules

b314, b313

May 18, 2016

  • Added rpcsys ubus service package to firmware
  • Updated onion-helper ubus service download function
    • Better error handling
    • Ability to run download in background

b312

May 17, 2016

  • Updates to onion-helper ubus service

b311, b310

May 12, 2016

  • Adding Transmission Console App to onion repo

b309

May 9, 2016

  • Adding onion-helper c-based ubus service as a package

b308

April 29, 2016

Firmware 0.1.1 Release

Console Updates

  • Now at Brin M1 codename
  • Settings App will no longer be cached

b307

April 28, 2016

  • device-client version upped to 0.5
    • Push out updates that fix connection hang in the event of a network outage

b306

April 20, 2016

  • updates to the sh library to fix bug where blank tmp files kept getting created
  • updates to fast-gpio to fix blank tmp files bug
  • added ubus service to launch processes in the background

b304

April 15, 2016

  • device-client version upped to 0.4
    • Push out the updates that fix the curl and threading memory leaks
  • Updates to firmware database access scripts to decrease verbosity

b303

April 13, 2016

Build Server related:

Updated firmware database access scripts to match new firmware database web API

b302

April 11, 2016

Added ogps to the onion packages repo.

b301

April 10, 2016*

Added script to use with buildroot automated compilation: Checks compile exit codes and retries up to 2 additional times, returns last compile exit code

b300

April 8, 2016

Version 0.1.0 Firmware

  • Added support for the Onion Cloud
  • Updated to latest version of the Console
    • Settings App: Added Cloud Settings tab
    • OLED App can now save converted images to the Omega

b299

April 4, 2016

  • New wdb40 version: fixed issue with connecting to SSIDs with spaces

b297

April 4, 2016

  • Added tmux back into the firmware
  • New device-client version for repo: fixed device ID and secret location

b296

April 2, 2016

Version 0.0.8 Firmware

Updated to latest version of Console and WDB40

Console:

  • Added Calculator and Webcam Apps
  • Overhauled the WiFi Settings Apps

WDB40:

  • Updated usage instructions

b295

April 2, 2016

  • Removed deprecated ubus-intf package (functionality replaced by onion-ubus gpio method, saving space)
  • Replaced wifisetup and wifisaint packages with wdb40 network manager
  • Updated onion-ubus with new wdb40 install paths

b294

April 2, 2016

  • Added Onion customized bluez and pulseaudio packages to Onion Repo
  • Modified deployment script to correctly upload images and packages

b293

Mar 31, 2016

Added kmod-input-uinput package into the build.

b290, b289

Mar 30, 2016

  • Kernel config update now done by appending to config file from script (instead of overwriting), increased build stability
  • Added uClibc toolchain patch that makes web requests default to IPv4 (Required for NodeJS to properly get HTML)
  • Updated onion-ubus: modified and fixed gpio method

b288

Mar 19, 2016

Added Onion GPIO Python module package to Onion Repo

b283

Mar 9, 2016

Fix for failing build (caused by having some new options missing in the kernel config)

b282

Mar 7, 2016

Updates to the Onion SPI library

  • better handling of device registration
  • usage printout is nicer

b281

Mar 5, 2016

  • Added NodeJS v4.3.1 as a package
    • Along with associated kernel changes
  • Updates to Onion SPI library
  • arduino-dock, avrdude, and tmux packages are no longer included in the build

b278

Feb 23, 2016

  • Now building onion I2C python library as an optional module (in onion repo)
  • Added Onion spi library, command line spi tool, and python module as modules in repo

b277

Feb 22, 2016

I2C Expansions Software Updates

  • Extended oled library functionality
    • functions for: text/image column addressing, writing a single byte to the screen, setting cursor by row and pixel
  • Implemented Python object for the i2c library
  • Updated all c-python modules with better error checking:
    • checks for correct arguments
    • checks for successful C function calls

b275

Jan 27, 2016

Added whois command to Busybox

b271

Jan 25, 2016

Updates to firmware database access scripts

b270

Jan 25, 2016

Added kmod-w1-slave-therm kernel package for One-Wire temperature sensor family. Updated PATH variable to match new OpenWRT default.

b269

Jan 21, 2016

Added kmod-dma-buf package to resolve build issue

b267

Jan 20, 2016

Added one-wire kernel modules:

  • kmod-w1
  • kmod-w1-gpio-custom
  • kmod-w1-master-gpio

b266

Added gpio-test package to Onion Package Repo

b265

Enabled GPIO Edge irq patch

Kernel Modules added:

  • kmod-bluetooth
  • kmod-gpio-irq - enable interrupts from gpio

b264

Ando J1 Console Release

Upgrading to version 0.0.6

Console Updates:

  • Added Resistor Calculator App
  • Implemented universal notification system
  • Added error notification to I2C expansion apps if expansion cannot be found
  • Cosmetic updates to Settings app, making it more user friendly Firmware Update:
  • Added an additional patch for GPIO Edge irq
  • Removed GPIO Edge irq patches

b262

Added support for GPIO Edge irq

b260

Added usb audio card kernel modules (kmod-usb-audio and kmod-sound-core)

b259

oupgrade update:

  • added ca-certificates packages to base build
  • oupgrade script now points to https version of repo info file, various code clean-up
  • onion sh lib: added function to wget a file from a url

b258

  • i2c library update: implemented writeBuffer function that takes an address and a data buffer, and then a private writeBuffer function that creates a buffer with the i2c register address at element 0, and the data in the rest of the elements, then uses this to perform the i2c write
  • i2c-exp cli apps: changed verbosity option to be cumulative
  • neopixel tool:
    • updated to use new i2c library writeBuffer function
    • fixed setBuffer class function: now returns valid EXIT_SUCCESS/EXIT_FAILURE

b256, b255

python package update: added base packages to setup OmegaExpansion and OmegaArduinoDock Python Packages

b254

neopixel-tool fix: set pixel can now accept hex codes with 0x prefix

b252

oled-exp fix: diagonal scrolling no longer leaves out the bottom row

b251, b250, b249

Neopixel Class:

  • added brightness control to c++ class (added to cli app, c-lib, python module, and python example)
  • added overloaded Init function that sets pin, length of strip, and performs init
  • fixes for dynamic memory clean-up

b247

Added utilities and libraries for controlling Neopixels with the Arduino Dock

b245

oled-exp driver fix: resolved issue with column addressing for text and images, all images should display correctly now

b244 - b241

Invalid builds resolving build server + strider deployment issues

b240, b239

Added i2c-exp python libraries as packages

b238, b237, b236, b235

oled-exp changes

  • fix for oledDraw: now reset the column addressing to 0-127 so images are displayed correctly
  • changed name of contrasting setting function to oledSetBrightness
  • fix: correctly set the cursor for columns (setcursor function now sets column addressing to 0-125 since changing the column addressing resets the column cursor pointer)

b234

  • Added g=grep alias to profile
  • Updated pwm-exp usage printout to include oscillator sleep functionality

b233

Console Bug Fix: permission denied error did not result in relogin

b232

Ando N2 Console Release Upgrading to version 0.0.5 Console Updates:

  • Added apps for the PWM, Relay, and OLED Expansions
  • Extended the GPIO Control App to include the Expansion Dock as well
  • Added a taskbar to easily switch between apps

b231

Pre Console Release Test Build #2 Fixes:

  • Base system
    • Typo fix for ll alias
    • Onion Repo Key: now installs with correct name and as a signed signature file

b230

Pre Console Release Test Build Added functionality:

  • Onion UBUS Service
    • added i2c-scan functionality: get a list of addresses of all connected I2C slaves
  • I2C Expansions
    • pwm-exp
      • Implemented ability to set oscillator to sleep (disable all pwm signals)
      • Added check to see if oscillator is running, if not, start it up (automatic initialization, running with -i at the beginning is no longer necessary)
    • oled-exp
      • Developed driver for all oled exp functionality
        • init, clear, turn display on/off, invert display, dim the display, set the cursor, writing a message, scrolling (horizontal and diagonal), displaying an image
    • ubus integration for all three apps (pwm-exp, relay-exp, oled-exp)
    • created static libraries of the driver code for all three expansions (pwm, relay, oled)
  • SH Library
    • json argument parser: added better parsing, now wraps values with double quotes if they have certain special characters
  • Packages
    • Added Onion specific keys for signing Onion packages
    • Compiled NodeJs v0.10.5, available as a package in Onion Repo
  • Base System
    • Will now preserve /root during a sysupgrade (firmware update)
    • Enabled access to the Onion Package Repo (opkg feed setup)
    • Added automatic ll alias
  • Deploy
    • Sign Onion Repo packages with Onion key
    • Deploy all packages to the Onion Repo

b229

Integration of i2c-exp-drivers into ubus via rpcd

b228

Package repo keys feed now uses the keys from the Buildroot (this) Repo

b227

Resolved conflict with OpenWRT NodeJS package, fixes for packages signature generation

b225

Moved keys to buildroot repo. Changed scripts to push new signature of Packages file.

b223

Added nodejs package, deploy also pushes Onion packages to the repo

b222

Added signature keys for Onion Package Repo

b221

  • Arduino Dock update: added placeholder lua sketch that is used by Arduino IDE when flashing
  • i2c library: updated read function to return a buffer array, meant to increase compatibility as a library
  • debug library: added an onion debug library, implements print statements with a severity level for now
  • i2c-exp-drivers: updated to reflect i2c lib changes and debug lib addition
  • ads1x15 driver: updated to reflect i2c lib changes and debug lib addition

b220

Added arduino-dock package: all utilities required for use of Arduino Dock

b219

Console GPIO App fix

b217

Added avrdude programmer and its' dependencies to build

b216

Added kmod-hid, kmod-usb-hid, and kmod-usb-printer modules to build.

b214

New console release. Incrementing version number.

b213

Added sftp server module

b212

  • updates to i2c lib, fixed issue with write/read function status return
  • added driver for ads1x15 chip as built-in module
  • added modules kmod-video-uvc and mjpg-streamer for use with USB webcams

b211

  • fast-gpio: implemented print verbosity control, along with json output support
  • onion ubus: added fast-gpio support (pwm times-out)

b209

  • i2c library: headers and static library files are now properly installed and can be used by other packages
  • added app to use ADS1X15 ADC+PGA chip

b208

  • i2c library: implemented output verbosity and some code clean-up
  • sh lib: added clean-up of empty log files
  • added chpasswd utility to busybox

b207

i2c lib: expanded to perform multi-byte i2c read and write operations

b206, b205

relay-exp tool now supports different dip-switch settings to change I2C address, added better error checking

b204

Changes to i2c expansions:

  • changed the repo name
  • clean-up of pwm-exp print outs
  • exposed i2c and mcp23008 libraries

b203, b202

Added login utility for busybox Changed shellinabox to launch busybox login utility

b199

Fix for shellinabox default PATH variable

b198, b197

Added relay-exp application driver for the Relay expansion Added i2c-tools as built-in module

b196

Infra update: automatically updates the firmware db when a new image is released

b193

New version of pwm-exp:

  • fix for setting pwm frequency
  • command line arguments can now be float
  • supports only doing pwm init from command line
  • added input mode where pulse width and period can be used
  • added error checking for i2c reads

b192, b191

Added support for ext2/3/4 filesystems

b190

New version of fast-gpio: now disables running pwm if set or set-direction commands are used

b189, b188

Added Onion Console, removed setup wizard. Incremented to version 0.0.3

b187

Removed Pwm Expansion test script

b186, b185

Temporary: added test script for pwm expansion

b184

Changed shellinabox default css

b183, b182

Added Onion PWM Expansion Driver

b181

Updated shellinabox daemon management again: enabled auto-start

b180

Added i2c-tools package as a module

b179, b178

Login banner and shellinabox changes 179: Updated shellinabox package to pull from Onion repo, fixed issue with build setup script 178: Changed login banner, changes to shellinabox daemon management (no longer auto-starts or auto-respawns)

b177

Onion sh lib updates for use with the Console

b176

Added GPS expansion usb drivers

b175

Added several usb-serial drivers

b174, b173, b172

Fixes for fast-gpio

  • b174: added ability to set and read direction of pins

b171

Added libugpio and gpioctl packages to the build

b170

Following changes:

  • oupgrade: added build number to text-based check
  • wifisetup: added option to specify Omega's IP addr when setting up AP network
  • added fast-gpio
  • added onion-sh-lib, only used by fast-gpio for now

b169

Added fix for opkg sources

b168

Added omega-led service to onion-ubus Enables ubus control of the LED built-in to the Omega

b167, b166

Updates to oupgrade and onion-ubus

  • oupgrade: JSON output update: Now outputs build numbers for device and repo, and build_mismatch boolean (if the device and repo are the same version, checks the build numbers)
  • Added dir-list to onion ubus service: returns an array of all directories within a specified directory

b165, b164, b163

Added shellinabox to the build. Shellinabox provides an AJAX interface to the command line shell.

b159

Updated to Version 0.0.2