You need a Raspberry Pi with a compatible Raspbian or Ubuntu Mate installation, an internet connection on the Raspberry Pi and a terminal session (SSH or a Terminal window) open.
Make sure you have a kernel version to which a driver is available. Supported Kernel Versions:
Plug in the Pilot Mainboard and Modules
Create a user on amescon.com You will need username and password for the pilot-config tool. Check your email to verify your email address.
Install pilot-config Run:
sudo -H pip3 install pilot-config
sudo pilot-configIf you are running the tool for the first time, drivers are installed and a reboot is required.
After reboot, re-run
Log in with your user credentials.
Inserted boards should be automatically detected and you can build and install the firmware for it.
If no boards show up you might have an old firmware version on board. Just continue and program the board without detected modules and re-run the pilot-config tool. You should now see the modules listed and you can build and program the firmware for it.
After programming, you need to reload the drivers:
sudo modprobe -r pilot_fpga pilot_io pilot_plc pilot_rtc pilot_slcd pilot_ tty pilot sudo modprobe pilot pilot_fpga pilot_io pilot_plc pilot_rtc pilot_slcd pilot_ tty