Serial Console on the WiFi Pineapple TETRA
Convenient access to the WiFi Pineapple TETRA serial console is provided by its USB UART port. From this console you can access the WiFi Pineapple command line, which is useful for operation from the CLI commands pineapple and module.
Linux Hosts When connected to a Linux host PC via USB cable, the device will enumerate as a usbserial device. After connecting the USB cable, check the output of dmesg | grep tty to determine the device name. It will typically enumerate as ttyUSB0.
From your preferred console, access the serial device using the following settings:
flowcontrol: none baudrate: 115200 parity: none databits: 8 stopbit: 1
For example, with picocom execute picocom -b 115200 /dev/ttyUSB0 or screen execute screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200.
Once connected you must press ENTER to activate the console. Login as root with the password configured at setup.
Windows Hosts When connecting to a Windows hosts, open Device Manager and check for the new USB Serial Port (COM#) device under Ports (COM & LPT). Then using PuTTY, select Serial under Connection Type, enter the COM# under Serial Line and 115200 under Speed and click Open.
Once connected you must press ENTER to activate the console. Login as root with the password configured at setup.
Note: If Windows does not automatically install the Microsoft WHQL serial driver from Windows Update, you may download it from FTDI.
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