Operating System Reinstallation
In some cases, you will need to restore your Panther system to its default settings:
- in case of accidential damage of the system,
- to update the OS
- to clear all user changes and restore factory settings.
User Computer system reinstallation
This process will differ depending on the User Computer model you have.
Intel NUC (PC02) / Lenovo ThinkStation (PC03)
To install system on Intel NUC or Lenovo ThinkStation, you can download created ready to use Ubuntu 20 image.
- Download image from here: Ubuntu 20.04 + ROS Noetic.
- Create bootable pendrive with Etcher, but you can use any other tool you prefer.
- Reboot the computer with inserted USB flash
- BIOS automatically proposes you new installation from USB device
- The process can't be done in headless mode - connected monitor and keyboard are required
Built-in Computer system reinstallation
This computer is used to manage all the basic functions of a mobile platform. The reinstallation procedure for Raspberry Pi4 is as follows:
- To access it, follow instructions in the section - Service spaces. Depending on the Panther platform version, the location of the computer varies:
- The rear Service space for version 1.2 and above,
- The front Service space for older versions.
- Extract SD card from Raspberry Pi SBC by pushing card carefully until it is released back by card holder, then pull it out.
- Download our custom OS image for Raspberry Pi from here: Ubuntu 20.04 + ROS Noetic.
- Flash the image onto SD card (For this process we recommend using Etcher, steps may vary, depending on software used to flash):
- If you want to replace the included card, remember that you need to use at least 16 GB capacity and 10 speed class micro SD card.
- Download Etcher and install it.
- Connect an SD card reader with the SD card inside.
- Open Etcher and select from your hard drive .img.xz file.
- Select the SD card you wish to write your image to.
- Click 'Flash!' to begin writing data to the SD card.
- Insert SD card back to Raspberry Pi
- Access the RPI (remember, you must be connected to the panther hotspot):
- Launch the software
docker compose pull
docker compose up -d