System Software

Articles related to the configuration and use of various operating systems on TS hardware.

TS-7970, TS-7990, TS-TPC-8xxx-4900: Using the LCD screen for USB Update status and debugging
The USB Updater image is officially headless, meaning it's not designed to make any use of a display, whether external or internal.  Recently one downst...
Thu, 10 May, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Updating a file in an existing dd image.
From time to time a file in the standard shipping image must be changed to enact some bug fix or hardware compatibility on an existing product.  At that tim...
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019 at 2:12 PM
WiFi App Note: TS-7800-V2 802.11 network auto-connect can cause boot delay.
When the TS-7800-V2 is properly set up to acquire wireless network automatically, if that network acquisition fails due to the network being unavailable dur...
Thu, 5 Sep, 2019 at 2:13 PM
Compiling Old Kernels Under Modern GNU/Linux Distributions With Docker
At Technologic Systems, we've identified and cater to a market that needs the same product shipped every time. This means once a product has reached its...
Thu, 20 Jan, 2022 at 12:21 PM
Restoring a TS-7400-*-128F-* to factory NAND image
In late 2019 we retired our TS-7400 device with 32 MB NAND flash in favor of the 128 MB flash devices that are more readily available. You can read more det...
Thu, 20 Jan, 2022 at 12:24 PM
How to access GPIO as a non-root user.
Always operating as root is somewhat taboo (for extremely good reasons) among the Linux and network security communities, and as such most of the time even ...
Mon, 14 Mar, 2022 at 4:08 PM