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*. [[A note on callsigns, addresses and things before we start]]
 
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** What are all those T1, T2, N2 and things ?
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Revision as of 22:13, 15 May 2005

This is based on Jeff Tranter (VE3ICH)'s good but somewhat dated Linux Amateur Radio AX.25 HOWTO.

  • Introduction
    • Changes from the previous version
    • Where to obtain new versions of this document
    • Other related documentation
  • . The Packet Radio Protocols and Linux
    • How it all fits together
  • . The AX.25/NET/ROM/ROSE software components
    • Finding the kernel, tools and utility packages
  • . Installing the AX.25/NET/ROM/ROSE software
    • Compiling the kernel
    • The AX.25 library, tools, and application programs
  • . Configuring an AX.25 port
    • Creating the AX.25 network device
    • Creating the /etc/ax25/axports file
    • Configuring AX.25 routing
  • . Configuring an AX.25 interface for TCP/IP
  • . Configuring a NET/ROM port
    • Configuring /etc/ax25/nrports
    • Configuring /etc/ax25/nrbroadcast
    • Creating the NET/ROM Network device
    • Starting the NET/ROM daemon
    • Configuring NET/ROM routing.
  • . Configuring a NET/ROM interface for TCP/IP
  • . Configuring a ROSE port
    • Configuring /etc/ax25/rsports
    • Creating the ROSE Network device
    • Configuring ROSE Routing
  • Making AX.25/NET/ROM/ROSE calls
  • Configuring Linux to accept Packet connections
    • Creating the /etc/ax25/ax25d.conf file
    • A simple example ax25d.conf file
    • Starting ax25d
  • Configuring the node software
    • Creating the /etc/ax25/node.conf file
    • Creating the /etc/ax25/node.perms file
    • Configuring node to run from ax25d
    • Configuring node to run from inetd
  • Configuring axspawn
    • Creating the /etc/ax25/axspawn.conf file
  • Configuring the pms
    • Create the /etc/ax25/pms.motd file
    • Create the /etc/ax25/pms.info file
    • Associate AX.25 callsigns with system users
    • Add the PMS to the /etc/ax25/ax25d.conf file
    • Test the PMS
  • Configuring the user_call programs
  • Configuring the ROSE Uplink and Downlink commands
    • Configuring a ROSE downlink
    • Configuring a ROSE uplink
  • Associating AX.25 callsigns with Linux users
  • Configuring APRS
  • The /proc/ file system entries
  • AX.25, NET/ROM, ROSE network programming
    • The address families
    • The header files
    • Callsign mangling and examples
  • Some sample configurations
    • Small Ethernet LAN with Linux as a router to Radio LAN
    • IPIP encapsulated gateway configuration
    • AXIP encapsulated gateway configuration
    • Linking NOS and Linux using a pipe device
  • Summary of AX.25-related Linux commands
  • Where do I find more information about .... ?
    • Packet Radio
    • Protocol Documentation
    • Hardware Documentation
    • Linux Ham Radio Software
  • Discussion relating to Amateur Radio and Linux
  • Acknowledgements
  • Feedback
  • Distribution Policy