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Thread: Raspberry Pi 3 B vs Raspberry Pi Zero W

  1. #21
    Captain abcd567's Avatar
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    Sep 2013
    Toronto CYYZ
    Quote Originally Posted by majo View Post
    Bash installation script first installs fr24 feeder and then dump1090 which leads into problems.
    This problem occours only in following 2 methods of installation

    (1) You installed fr24 feeder without first installing dump1090-mutability ver 1.15~dev (or dump1090-fa). When fr24feed senses that no version of dump1090 is installed, it installs dump1090-mutability ver 1.14. This should work ok as long as you do not try to install dump1090-mutability ver 1.15~dev (or dump1090-fa) over the demp1090-mutability ver 1.14.

    (2) You did install dump1090-mutability ver 1.15~dev (or dump1090-fa) before installing fr24feed, but chose "Receiver = DVBT" during configuration of fr24feed. Choosing "Receiver = DVBT" triggers fr24feed to install dump1090-mutability ver 1.14 over version 1.15~dev, and this results in a mess.
    Last edited by abcd567; 2018-08-09 at 22:39.

  2. #22
    Flight attendant majo's Avatar
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    Nov 2014
    Bremen, Germany
    Short update to my topic:

    Pi Zero W is currently connected via this y-cable to FlightAware pro plus stick and external usb power.

    Now I get almost the same feeding statistics as with my Pi3B.
    The sudden drop of data after the Pi swap was obviously power related. The first adapter I used, in order to connect the Pi Zero with its micro usb to the usb type A stick,
    was without external usb power connection and probably of low quality.

    I ordered the following adapters hoping to get a high quality connection to make the extra external usb power unnecessary.


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