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Building a Control PC for Barrett products

You should choose an operating system based on the type of PC hardware you have. The Shuttle PC and the Travla C137 PC shipped with either a Janz or esd CAN card. Newer WAMs with embedded PCs ship with a Peak CAN card. If you are ambitious, you can use your own PC and CAN card.

  • InstallRTAI? - Install Kernel 2.6.16.16 + RTAI Magma (Janz/esd CAN card)
  • InstallXenomai - Install Kernel 2.6.24.2 + Xenomai 2.4.2 (Ubuntu 7.10, Peak PCI CAN card, Peak CAN driver)
  • InstallXenomai25? - Install Kernel 2.6.31.4 + Xenomai 2.5.2 (Ubuntu 9.10, Peak PCI CAN card, Xenomai SocketCAN driver) - Includes from-scratch and simple instructions, primarily for CompactFlash installation
  • InstallXenomai25-PC? Install Kernel 2.6.31.4 + Xenomai 2.5.5.2 (Ubuntu 9.10, Peak PCI CAN card, Xenomai SocketCAN driver) - Simple instructions, primarily for PC hard drive installation

Control PC Maintenance

  • SoftwareUpdate - Update instructions to get the latest copy of the Barrett control software (btclient)