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px4_flash module

Flash Pixhawk via PX4 bootloader.

Flashes the PX4IO (STM32F1) through the PX4 bootloader, or resets the PX4FMU (STM32F4) to be flashed directly by the F4's PX4 bootloader.

Example for airframe file

Add to your firmware section: This example contains all possible configuration options, not all of them are mandatory!

1 <module name="px4_flash">
2  <configure name="PX4IO_UART" value="uart6" />
3  <configure name="PX4IO_BAUD" value="B1500000" />
4  <configure name="FLASH_PORT" value="usb_serial" />
5  <configure name="FLASH_BAUD" value="B115200" />
6 </module>

Module configuration options

Configure Options

  • name: PX4IO_UART value: uart6
    Description: Uart on PX4FMU connected to PX4IO
  • name: PX4IO_BAUD value: B1500000
    Description: Baud rate for PX4IO flashing
  • name: FLASH_PORT value: usb_serial
    Description: Port used to connect to the PX4FMU for flashing.
  • name: FLASH_BAUD value: B115200
    Description: Baud rate for FLASH_PORT if a UART

Module functions

Init Functions

These initialization functions are called once on startup.

Event Functions

These event functions are called in each cycle of the module event loop.

Files

Header Files

The following headers are automatically included in modules.h

Source Files

Raw px4_flash.xml file:

<!DOCTYPE module SYSTEM "module.dtd">
<module name="px4_flash">
<doc>
<description>
Flash Pixhawk via PX4 bootloader.
Flashes the PX4IO (STM32F1) through the PX4 bootloader, or resets the PX4FMU (STM32F4) to be flashed directly by the F4's PX4 bootloader.
</description>
<configure name="PX4IO_UART" value="uart6" description="Uart on PX4FMU connected to PX4IO"/>
<configure name="PX4IO_BAUD" value="B1500000" description="Baud rate for PX4IO flashing"/>
<configure name="FLASH_PORT" value="usb_serial" description="Port used to connect to the PX4FMU for flashing."/>
<configure name="FLASH_BAUD" value="B115200" description="Baud rate for FLASH_PORT if a UART"/>
</doc>
<header>
<file name="px4_flash.h"/>
</header>
<init fun="px4flash_init()"/>
<event fun="px4flash_event()"/>
<makefile target="ap">
<file name="px4_flash.c"/>
<file name="usb_ser_hw.c" dir="arch/stm32"/>
<configure name="PX4IO_UART" default="uart6" case="upper|lower" />
<configure name="PX4IO_BAUD" default="B1500000"/>
<define name="USE_$(PX4IO_UART_UPPER)" cond="ifdef INTERMCU_PORT"/>
<define name="PX4IO_UART" value="$(PX4IO_UART_LOWER)" cond="ifdef INTERMCU_PORT"/>
<define name="$(PX4IO_UART_UPPER)_BAUD" value="$(PX4IO_BAUD)" cond="ifdef INTERMCU_PORT"/>
<configure name="FLASH_PORT" default="usb_serial" case="upper|lower"/>
<configure name="FLASH_BAUD" default="B115200"/>
<define name="USE_$(FLASH_PORT_UPPER)"/>
<define name="FLASH_UART" value="$(FLASH_PORT_LOWER)"/>
<define name="$(FLASH_PORT_UPPER)_BAUD" value="$(FLASH_BAUD)"/>
</makefile>
</module>