[Tinyos-help] re: GPS module of MTS420 not working

Nikhil Singhal nikhil.singhal at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 17:29:28 PST 2008


I don't have three seperate apps, all I have is XMTS400. This has a #define
MTS420 flag. Do I have an out-of-date installation of TinyOS 1?

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 7:09 AM, Siirtola Harri <Harri.Siirtola at vtt.fi>
wrote:

>  There are separate apps XMTS400, XMTS410, XMTS420. Shouldn't you use the
> latter?
>
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* Nikhil Singhal [mailto:nikhil.singhal at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, February 15, 2008 1:04 PM
> *To:* Siirtola Harri
> *Cc:* tinyos-help at millennium.berkeley.edu
> *Subject:* Re: [Tinyos-help] re: GPS module of MTS420 not working
>
> It seems like I am getting all the MTS400 data, and that there should be a
> separate packet with the GPS data which, if is 0x0a packet is the heartbeat,
> never arrives.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Thanks!
>
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 5:43 AM, Siirtola Harri <Harri.Siirtola at vtt.fi>
> wrote:
>
> >  IIRC, the 0x0a packet is the heartbeat (health) packet that motes send
> > indicating they're alive. Might be that XListen won't parse it but it's not
> > the source of your problem. The parsed packet also looks odd, considering
> > there should be some GPS info. Although it reads MTS420, is the MTS400 app
> > sending all required data?
> >
> > Sorry, haven't used MTS420 but wrote just to give something to think
> > about.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> >     Harri
> >
> >  ------------------------------
> > *From:* tinyos-help-bounces at millennium.berkeley.edu [mailto:
> > tinyos-help-bounces at millennium.berkeley.edu] *On Behalf Of *Nikhil
> > Singhal
> > *Sent:* Friday, February 15, 2008 11:38 AM
> > *To:* tinyos-help at millennium.berkeley.edu
> > *Subject:* [Tinyos-help] re: GPS module of MTS420 not working
> >
> >   Hi all
> >
> > In my previous message, I had mentioned that I was using XListen with a
> > CrossBow MTS420 mote and wasn't getting any output on the screen. As it
> > turns out, my sensor board was faulty. I'm using another one now, and I get
> > readings from all the other sensors, but nothing from the GPS. I have
> > installed the XSensorMTS400 app on the board, and am using TinyOS 1.x.
> > This is the output I get:
> >
> > [2008/02/15 04:31:31]
> > error: no packet handler for tos type 0x0a
> > [2008/02/15 04:31:31]
> > MTS420 [sensor data converted to engineering units]:
> >    health:       node id = 2
> >    battery:              = 3278 mv
> >    humidity:             = 28 %
> >    Temperature:          = 25 degC
> >    IntersemaTemperature: = 24 degC
> >    IntersemaPressure:    = 1011 mbar
> >    Light:                = 4.600000 lux
> >    X-axis Accel:         = 616.666667 mg
> >    Y-axis Accel:         = 116.751269 mg
> >
> > I'm guessing that the line "error: no packet handler for tos type 0x0a"
> > might be the problem, but I have no idea how to fix it. Any help would be
> > highly appreciated!
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > --
> > Nikhil Singhal
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Nikhil
>



-- 
Nikhil
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