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== Materials & Software ==
== Flashing the Firmware ==
 
 
 
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{{Tip|Download and install the appropriate version of the [https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ Raspberry Pi Imager] for your computer before continuing.}}
 
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=== Install the Firmware ===
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== Flashing the Firmware ==
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# Download the latest stable version of Mass Mesh's free firmware [https://downloads.massmesh.net/snapshots/images/meshnode/rpi-4/openwrt-massmesh-meshnode-bcm27xx-bcm2711-rpi-4-ext4-sysupgrade.img.gz here]
 
# Download the latest stable version of Mass Mesh's free firmware [https://downloads.massmesh.net/snapshots/images/meshnode/rpi-4/openwrt-massmesh-meshnode-bcm27xx-bcm2711-rpi-4-ext4-sysupgrade.img.gz here]
 
## Following along with an '''Espresso Bin v5?''' Download your firmware from [https://downloads.massmesh.net/snapshots/images/meshnode/globalscale_espressobin/openwrt-massmesh-meshnode-mvebu-cortexa53-globalscale_espressobin-squashfs-sdcard.img.gz here] instead!
 
## Following along with an '''Espresso Bin v5?''' Download your firmware from [https://downloads.massmesh.net/snapshots/images/meshnode/globalscale_espressobin/openwrt-massmesh-meshnode-mvebu-cortexa53-globalscale_espressobin-squashfs-sdcard.img.gz here] instead!

Latest revision as of 07:47, 4 September 2020

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B

Files

Mass Mesh Firmware (Factory) (Latest snapshot)

Mass Mesh Firmware (Sysupgrade) (Latest snapshot)

Mass Mesh Snapshot Package Repository

Mass Mesh Firmware Snapshot Image Repository

OpenWrt Snapshot Images Tree

OpenWrt Snapshot Package Tree

Materials & Software

Tip: Download and install the appropriate version of the Raspberry Pi Imager for your computer before continuing.


Flashing the Firmware

  1. Download the latest stable version of Mass Mesh's free firmware here
    1. Following along with an Espresso Bin v5? Download your firmware from here instead!
  2. Open the Raspberry Pi Imager (Download and install it from here if you haven't yet.)
  3. Select "Choose OS"
    1. Select "Choose OS"
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the list, and select "Use Custom"
    1. Scroll to the bottom of the list, and select "Use Custom"
  5. Find the Mass Mesh firmware you just downloaded, and select it from the filesystem.
  6. Once you have selected the appropriate firmware, select "Choose SD Card"
    1. Once you have selected the appropriate firmware, select "Choose SD Card"
  7. You should see something like the following. Go ahead and select that card. (You probably only see one, but use the size of the card as a hint if you see several.)
    1. Go ahead and select that card. (You probably only see one, but use the size of the card as a hint if you see several.)
  8. Once you have selected the OS and the SD Card, select "Write." You will see a warning like the one shown below... Go ahead and select "Yes."
    1. Once you have selected the OS and the SD Card, select "Write."
    2. You will see a warning like this... Go ahead and select "Yes."
  9. You should see a screen like the following. Click "Continue," and remove the SD card from your computer.
    1. Click "Continue," and remove the SD card from your computer.
  10. Plug the micro SD card into your Raspberry Pi 4.
    1. Plug in the SD card with the gold side up, like shown here:
    2. Plug in the SD card with the gold side up


Congratulations!!! You have successfully prepared your Raspberry Pi 4b to act as a secure mesh node. See the Node Setup guide for more info about building a wireless mesh node.