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by DaveLangstaff
Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: General fitlet questions
Topic: FitPC, GPIO and Python
Replies: 1
Views: 5377

FitPC, GPIO and Python

Having spent a little while getting Python to talk to the GPIO on a Fitlet, I thought I'd share. The first thing is to make sure the kernel is up to date. I downloaded and installed fitlet_kernel_3.19_2015-12-16 following the instructions on this site. A user needs superuser privileges in order to t...
by DaveLangstaff
Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: General fitlet questions
Topic: Fitlet and GPIO access
Replies: 13
Views: 13483

Re: Fitlet and GPIO access

Oops,
The direction error was due to me having an out of date kernel, I updated that and everything is working fine now, although the fch_gpio typo in the documentation is still a gotcha.
by DaveLangstaff
Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: General fitlet questions
Topic: Fitlet and GPIO access
Replies: 13
Views: 13483

Re: Fitlet and GPIO access

Hi, I've finally gotten some time to play with the Fitlet and gpio under Mint and am having a few difficulties. In the documentation for the fitlet SDK under Linux, under the usage section, there is a line "modprobe fch_gpio" This fails, saying "module fch-gpio not found". I checked the other docume...
by DaveLangstaff
Mon Nov 09, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: General fitlet questions
Topic: Fitlet and GPIO access
Replies: 13
Views: 13483

Re: Fitlet and GPIO access

Thanks for the reply.

Is there anything similar for using the GPIO under Linux/Mint ?
by DaveLangstaff
Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: General fitlet questions
Topic: Fitlet and GPIO access
Replies: 13
Views: 13483

Re: Fitlet and GPIO access

Is there available a library to use the GPIO on the Fitlet from Python ?

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