What can I do with IGEP COM MODULE

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This is the 2/3 chapter of the Getting Started with IGEP COM MODULE Tutorial Guide.

In this second chapter, we will learn some basics tasks. Upon completion, you will be ready to continue with chapter 3/3 that explains more advanced tasks.

What can I do

You must logged in the board.

Handle the GPIO-LEDS

The board has two user bicolor (green/red) leds available that can be controlled. In its simplest form, you can control of LEDs from userspace. LEDs appear in /sys/class/leds/ and you can turn on and off with following commands:

$ echo 1 > /sys/class/leds/d210\:red/brightness
$ echo 0 > /sys/class/leds/d210\:red/brightness
$ echo 1 > /sys/class/leds/d440\:green/brightness
$ echo 1 > /sys/class/leds/d440\:red/brightness

A detailed guide on how use GPIO-LEDS can be found by following this link: How to handle the gpio-LED

How to use wifi

If you have a wireless network adapter in your computer you can also connect to the board using the ad hoc network connection that the firmware configures by default.

Use your wireless manager to connect to the wireless network called in the form


After connecting, a DHCP IP address should be adquired. Now you can access, for example via ssh, to the target board connecting to the address.

$ ssh root@

A detailed guide on how use wifi can be found by following this link: Using IGEP WLAN to communicate

How to use bluetooth

A detailed guide on how use wifi can be found by following this link: How to setup Marvell bluetooth

How to use the SD card

You can connect a micro SD card for storage. After plugin the SD card the kernel should detect the card and automount in /media directory.

You have successfully completed this chapter of the guide.

Continue this tutorial guide: 3/3 - Start developing under IGEP Technology
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