5i25 firmware XML files for pncconf

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07 Jul 2012 06:20 #21670 by cmorley
Currently host2firmare repository does not have firmware folders for the 5i25.
Now the 5i25 comes preloaded with firmware so works fine without these folders.
Unfortunately PNCconf also uses this folders for information on the firmware.
so to use PNCconf with the 5i25 for now one must add the folders manually.

To do this requires administrator privileges.
You will need sudo rights to do that ( sudo nautilus typed into a terminal will fire up a graphical sudo file broswer)

here is a zipped folder to place into /lib/firmware/hm2 ( unzip it first )
This has the firmware's XML description PNCconf needs.

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File Name: 5i25_xml_2.zip
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07 Jul 2012 06:21 - 07 Jul 2012 06:22 #21671 by cmorley
Here is zipped folder that has human readable pin descriptions mostly edited from Mesa's manual and PIN files.
When you run PNCconf it will be available on the help page under output, after you select the firmware.

You will need sudo rights to do that ( sudo nautilus typed into a terminal will fire up a graphical sudo file broswer)
this file belongs in /usr/share/doc (unzip it first) the folde should be called hostmot2-firmware-5i25

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File Name: 5i25_pin_d...ions.zip
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04 Aug 2012 23:17 #22826 by cmorley
Here is an updated XML file for the 5i25 which includes file for using only one 7i77 or one 7i76.

see above how to install

These require minimum linuxcnc 2.5.1 release.

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File Name: 5i25_xml.zip
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04 Aug 2012 23:17 #22827 by cmorley
There is the PIN descriptions for PNCconf's help file:

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File Name: 5i25_desc.zip
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01 Oct 2012 22:22 #24842 by cmorley
There is some issue with file permissions on the XML files.
If PNCconf doesn't see the 5i25, check the permissions of the files.

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03 Apr 2013 12:36 #32198 by cmorley
From this post:
www.linuxcnc.org/index.php/english/forum...nstall-utility#32197


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File Name: 5i25UPDATE.zip
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This should make adding firmware easier.

Thanks BOGIE640 for posting it.

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