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The 0.7.2-rc1 image will be available for download from Google Drive.  See 1. Download the Image below for the link.  Section 4. Create New Image details the steps used to create the image.  To request new features, add them to the [[Create SD Image Version 0.8]] page.
The 0.7.2-rc1 image is available for download from Google Drive.  See 1. Download the Image below for the link.  Section 4. Create New Image details the steps used to create the image.  To request new features, add them to the [[Create SD Image Version 0.8]] page.
==Download the Image==
==Download the Image==

Revision as of 04:34, 25 October 2015

The 0.7.2-rc1 image is available for download from Google Drive. See 1. Download the Image below for the link. Section 4. Create New Image details the steps used to create the image. To request new features, add them to the Create SD Image Version 0.8 page.

Download the Image

The Jessie-Hivetool-2015-09-24 image (1.4 Gig) is available on Google Drive:


Feature Request

  1. Test most recent raspbian distro Jessie (4.1 Kernel)
  2. Removal of bloatware from Raspbian (games, educational, etc.)
  3. Hivetool Support Pi & Pi2 (auto detect preferred)
  4. Automatic removal of erroneous data from sensors
  5. Basic navigation from webserver index.html, especially config.pl and Hivestats with download.
  6. Menu driven selection & configuration of sensors (gpio 2,3 for DHT22s preassigned by menu default)
  7. Menu driven setup of essential parameters with choices that don't crash app when saving, grey out unused.
  8. Sensor calibration provisions (gain, offset)
  9. Display instantaneous sensor readings from config screen with read button
  10. Preload & configure Apache Webserver and database, Hivetool, sensor drivers for proven sensors.
  11. Update local & online hivestats graphs to display lux trend pen, (use latest hivestats with enhanced autoscaling for local)
  12. Network / wifi support out of the box seems to work well now, handle configuration on router side with DHCP reservation as may be needed.
  13. Add configuration menu item for naming pi, same as hivestats name?
  14. Minimize need to enter Raspiconfig, can timezone and time all be handled in hivetool config?
  15. Enable i2c & serial.

Bug Fixes

Create New Image

Get latest Jessie image

Download, verify the SHA-1 checksum, unzip, burn image.

sha1sum 2015-09-24-raspbian-jessie.zip
unzip 2015-09-24-raspbian-jessie.zip
dd bs=4M if=2015-09-24-raspbian-jessie.img of=/dev/mmcblk0

Boot Jessie boots directly into the window system. There is now a GUI to Menu -> Preferences->Raspberry Pi Configuration DO NOT EXPAND file syatem!

Set up Wi-Fi

1. Add your network information to /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf. For an unencrypted open network with an ESSID of dlink:

vi /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf

2. Wi-Fi auto reconnect to AP

Go to /etc/ifplugd/action.d/ and copy the ifupdown file to ifupdown.org

cp /etc/ifplugd/action.d/ifupdown /etc/ifplugd/action.d/ifupdown.org

Then copy the ifupdown.sh script provided with wpa supplicant to /etc/ifplugd/action.d/

cp /etc/wpa_supplicant/ifupdown.sh  /etc/ifplugd/action.d/ifupdown


Remove packages we don't need

This will make room for software without expanding the image.

sudo apt-get remove --purge wolfram-engine penguinspuzzle scratch dillo squeak-vm squeak-plugins-scratch sonic-pi idle idle3 netsurf-gtk netsurf-common
sudo apt-get autoremove
sudo apt-get clean
rm -rf /home/pi/python_games
sudo rm -rf /opt/minecraft-pi

https://project.altservice.com/issues/418 NO! Don't do this if you want to use the video camera: sudo rm -rf /opt/vc

Install packages we need

sudo apt-get -y update
sudo apt-get -y install gawk bc apache2 libusb-dev libgd-graph-perl libexpat1-dev sqlite3
sudo apt-get install dh-autoreconf libudev-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev cmake-curses-gui 
sudo apt-get install i2c-tools vlc php5 php5-sqlite
sudo cpan GD::Text GD::Graph Date::Format XML::Simple DBI DBD::SQLite
sudo apt-get -y install gawk bc apache2 libusb-dev libgd-graph-perl libexpat1-dev sqlite3 dh-autoreconf libudev-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev cmake-curses-gui i2c-tools vlc

Install HiveTool software

Create symbolic links to the hivetool log files:

sudo ln -s /home/hivetool/hivetool_raw.db /var/www/html
sudo ln -s /home/hivetool/hivetool_raw.db /var/www/html
sudo ln -s /home/hivetool/hive.conf /var/www/html
sudo ln -s /home/hivetool/hivetool.log /var/www/html

Patch perl module GD::Graph

The Perl Module, GD::Graph needs a patch to correctly draw a graph with two y axes. Note that the target directory changes with each new perl version. This time it is 5.20.2. Copy the patched file to it's proper location:

sudo cp /home/downloads/axestype.pm /usr/local/share/perl/5.20.2/GD/Graph/

Web Server

Configure apache

  1. Link the cgi.load and include.load module to mods-enabled
    ln -s /etc/apache2/mods-available/cgi.load /etc/apache2/mods-enabled
    ln -s /etc/apache2/mods-available/include.load /etc/apache2/mods-enabled
  2. Add .pl to AddHandler cgi-script
    sudo vi /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/mime.conf
    uncomment #AddHandler cgi-script .cgi (around line 219) and add .pl so it looks like:
    AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl
  3. add Includes and +ExecCGI to Options:
    sudo vi /etc/apache2/apache2.conf
    In stanza <Directory /var/www/>
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes ExecCGI
  4. Add index.shtml to DirectoryIndex:
    sudo vi /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/dir.conf
    DirectoryIndex index.html index.cgi index.pl index.php index.xhtml index.htm
    DirectoryIndex index.html index.cgi index.pl index.php index.xhtml index.htm index.shtml
  5. Set up apache to listen on port 8080 if using port forwarding:
    sudo vi /etc/apache2/ports.conf
    add Listen 8080
  6. Restart Apache
sudo apachectl restart   or      sudo/etc/rc4.d/S02apache2 restart

Set sudo user privileges for Apache

This is necessary to allow config.pl to read the sensors. Run visudo to edit the sudo config file:

sudo visudo

and insert this line in the "User privilege specification" section:

www-data ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/local/bin/2591, /usr/bin/nice, /home/hivetool/temperhum.sh, /usr/local/bin/hx711, /usr/local/bin/Seeed_DHT22

Create SQLite database

cd /home/hivetool
sqlite3 hivetool_raw.db
sqlite> .read create_hivetool_sqlite.sql
sqlite> .quit

Make it writable or config.pl will fail to save to the database.

sudo chmod a+w /home/hivetool/hivetool_raw.db
sudo chmod a+w /home/hivetool

Create a symbolic link to /home/hivetool/hivetool_raw.db from /var/www/html so hive_stats.pl and hive_graphX.pl can access the database:

sudo ln -s /home/hivetool/hivetool_raw.db /var/www/html/


Install SQLite database administration tools.

apt-get install php5 php5-sqlite
cd /var/www/html
sudo mkdir admin
cd admin
sudo wget https://bitbucket.org/phpliteadmin/public/downloads/phpliteAdmin_v1-9-5.zip
sudo unzip phpliteAdmin_v1-9-5.zip


Install TEMPerHUM software

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install dh-autoreconf libudev-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev cmake-curses-gui
cd /home/downloads
sudo git clone git://github.com/signal11/hidapi
cd hidapi
sudo ./bootstrap
sudo ./configure
sudo make
sudo make install
cd ..
#sudo git clone git://github.com/edorfaus/TEMPered
#cd TEMPered
sudo git clone https://github.com/rcrum003/TEMPered-v6-2015
cd TEMPered-v6-2015
sudo ccmake .

Then the sub commands: "c" to configure then "g" to save and go

sudo make
sudo make install

Add /usr/local/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/ to /etc/ld.so.conf

sudo vi /etc/ld.so.conf

So it looks like this:

include /etc/ld.so.conf.d/*.conf

Run ldconfig to pick up the new libraries

sudo ldconfig

Install Broadcom 2835 Library

Download and install the bcm2835 library:

cd /home/downloads
curl -o bcm2835-1.42.tar.gz http://www.airspayce.com/mikem/bcm2835/bcm2835-1.42.tar.gz
tar xvf bcm2835-1.42.tar.gz
cd bcm2835-1.42
sudo make check
sudo make install


Install i2c support

  1. Install i2c tools
    apt-get install i2c-tools
  2. run raspi-config and turn on i2c

Install wiringPi library

  1. get wiringPi code from github and compile it
    cd /home/downloads
    git clone git://git.drogon.net/wiringPi
    cd wiringPi
  2. Test
    gpio -v
    gpio readall


DHT22 Temperature/Humidity Sensor

Groove Seeed - DHT22 with modified code. Note that the code has been modified to return the temperature and humidity in floating point instead of having to divide it by 10, and a few other "improvements".

  1. Install wiringPi libraries
  2. Get the DHT22 software
    cd /home/downloads
    sudo git clone https://github.com/Seeed-Studio/Grove-RaspberryPi.git
    cd Grove-RaspberryPi/Grove\ -\ Temperature\ and\ Humidity\ Sensor\ Pro
    sudo cp Seeed_DHT22 /usr/local/bin

HX711 weight ADC


Note: The original hx711 code has been modified to use the wiringPi library and a bug fixed.

  1. Download the software from gitHub
    cd /home/downloads
    sudo git clone https://github.com/ggurov/hx711
  2. replace hx711.c with hx711wp.c and add locking.h
  3. compile
    gcc -o hx711wp hx711wp.c -lwiringPi
  4. Copy hx711 command to /usr/local/bin:
    sudo cp hx711 /usr/local/bin

TLS2591 Lux Sensor

2591 Adafruit with modified code.

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 10439 Aug  3 01:36 2591a.cpp
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  3303 Aug  3 01:36 2591a.h
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  1509 Aug  3 01:36 2591_pi_2.cpp
gcc 2591_pi_2.cpp 2591a.cpp -lwiringPi -o 2591 
cp 2591 /usr/local/bin

Add crontab entries

Edit crontab:

sudo crontab -e

Add to crontab:

# Check hive instruments every 5 minutes. Kill process after 3 1/2 minutes.
0,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 * * * * timeout -s KILL 3.5m /home/hivetool/hive.sh
# Check the server status. Kill process after 1 minute.
0,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 * * * * timeout -s KILL 1m /home/hivetool/server_status.sh > /var/www/server_status.txt


Install VLC media software. Note that for the camera to work, it must be enabled by running raspi-config.

apt-get install vlc

Start the video streaming using Real Time Streaming Protocol to port 8554:

raspivid -o - -t 0 -w 800 -h 400 -fps 24 |cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#rtp{sdp=rtsp://:8554}' :demux=h264 &

Access Point

apt-get install hostapd isc-dhcp-server


gEDA Schematic/PCB layout software

apt-get update
apt-get install pcb
apt-get install gschem
apt-get install geda
apt-get install gsch2pcb
apt-get install geda-gsch2pcb
apt-get install geda-xgsch2pcb
sudo apt-get install pcb-gtk
sudo apt-get install pcb-common
sudo apt-get install pcb-lesstif
sudo apt-get install gerbv
sudo apt-get install zip

Write Image

Copy the image to another computer:

dd bs=4M count=1000 of=2015-05-05-raspbian-hivetool.img if=/dev/mmcblk0

Compress the image using zip:

zip 2015-05-05-raspbian-hivetool.zip 2015-05-05-raspbian-hivetool.img