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Fedora - 802.15.4 ATUSB

Configuring 6LoWPAN with an ATUSB on Fedora.

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Configure the adapter

  • Install the WPAN tools:
    dnf install wpan-tools
  • Connect the ATUSB and a wpan0 network device should appear.
  • If the device is not already in the DOWN state, configure it down:
    ip link set wpan0 down
  • Set the channel, for example channel 15:
    iwpan phy0 set channel 0 15
    # Channels
    channel-11 	2405 MHz
    channel-12 	2410
    channel-13 	2415
    channel-14 	2420
    channel-15 	2425
    channel-16 	2430
    channel-17 	2435
    channel-18 	2440
    channel-19 	2445
    channel-20 	2450
    channel-21 	2455
    channel-22 	2460
    channel-23 	2465
    channel-24 	2470
    channel-25 	2475
    channel-26 	2480
  • Configure a PAN ID:
    iwpan dev wpan0 set pan_id 0xCAFE
  • Configure a short address (node 1):
    iwpan dev wpan0 set short_addr 0x0001
  • Add the lowpan device and enable the interfaces:
    ip link add link wpan0 name lowpan0 type lowpan
    ip link set wpan0 up
    ip link set lowpan0 up

Test WPAN layer

  • On node 1, listen for node 2:
    wpan-ping -d 0x0002
  • On node 2, send pings to node 1:
    # wpan-ping -a 0x0001  -s 5 -c5
    PING 0x0001 (PAN ID 0xcafe) 5 data bytes
    5 bytes from 0x0001 seq=0 time=5.3 ms
    5 bytes from 0x0001 seq=1 time=5.3 ms
    5 bytes from 0x0001 seq=2 time=5.3 ms
    5 bytes from 0x0001 seq=3 time=7.9 ms
    5 bytes from 0x0001 seq=4 time=7.2 ms
    
    --- 0x0001 ping statistics ---
    5 packets transmitted, 5 received, 0% packet loss
    rtt min/avg/max = 7.162/6.199/7.917 ms

IPv6

  • Configure IPv6 address on node1:
    ip addr add 2001:db8::1/64 dev lowpan0
  • Configure IPv6 address on node2:
    ip addr add 2001:db8::2/64 dev lowpan0
  • Ping test (node 2 to 1):
    # ping6 -c5 2001:db8::1
    PING 2001:db8::1(2001:db8::1) 56 data bytes
    64 bytes from 2001:db8::1: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=14.6 ms
    64 bytes from 2001:db8::1: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=16.3 ms
    64 bytes from 2001:db8::1: icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=17.6 ms
    64 bytes from 2001:db8::1: icmp_seq=4 ttl=64 time=16.4 ms
    64 bytes from 2001:db8::1: icmp_seq=5 ttl=64 time=15.1 ms
    
    --- 2001:db8::1 ping statistics ---
    5 packets transmitted, 5 received, 0% packet loss, time 4007ms
    rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 14.669/16.056/17.607/1.041 ms

Monitor mode

  • Configure devices down:
    ip link set lowpan0 down
    ip link set wpan0 down
  • Configure channel to monitor:
    iwpan phy0 set channel 0 26
  • Add monitor interface:
    iwpan phy phy0 interface add monitor%d type monitor
  • Enable monitor interface:
    ip link set monitor0 up
  • Dump packets with tcpdump, tshark, wireshark, …
atusb_6lowpan_802.15.4_fedora.txt · Last modified: 2017/08/02 01:23 by admin