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Intel Edison with mini breakout board does not boot

intel-edison
I have an Intel Edison with the mini breakout board. I have connected a USB cable to the J3 connector and I see the serial device, FT232R USB UART, on my computer. But when I try to connect using screen /dev/tty.usbserial-A502LTL3 115200 -L I get a blank screen. It seems...

Intel Edison UART1 cannot export gpio 214

c++,node.js,serial-port,arduino,intel-edison
Background: I am using the "base block" to power and access the UART2 console on the edison. I have an arduino block with a sketch to print data to serial. https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13036 The serial data is transmitted from the arduino and I intend to use a node script to read that...

ERROR while adding meta-oic layer to an Intel Edison image

git,yocto,intel-edison
I was trying to add meta-oic layer to a standard Intel Edison image using the procedure mentioned here. However after making the required changes in both bblayers.conf and local.conf, when I use the bitbake edison-image command, I am getting the following errors: NOTE: Resolving any missing task queue dependencies *ERROR1*...

FT801 chip id error on Arduino

c,arduino,microcontroller,ftdi,intel-edison
I have an Arduino clone Edison board with an FT801 graphics chip on it. While attempting to run the example sketches with the chip I encounter a chip id error. It's reporting the chip id as 3C074D54 which doesn't match the expected FT801 constant of 10108. From what I can...

Intel Edison app not updating

javascript,intel-xdk,iot,intel-edison
I installed the IoT XDK and loaded the blink example. The LED on pin 13 blinks! Great! I changed the interval from 1000ms to 100ms and to 3000ms and reuploaded to the Edison. No change. Light still blinks every second same as before. I even changed the app version info...

How to 'factory reset'/reinstall OS on the Intel Edison

intel-edison
I've filled up my Intel Edison 100% and have no room for anything more. I've emptied all logs and am still at 100%. I decided I want to factory reset and reorganize next time with the SD card better. Unfortunately I cannot find out how to reinstall completely the OS....

Some PIL.ImageFile attributes like LOAD_TRUNCATED_IMAGES are missed

python,python-imaging-library,intel-edison
I'm working on the Intel Edison that have custom distribution that built using Yocto project, the exact python version that I'm working on is 2.7.3 and the PIL version is 1.1.7. While trying to enable truncated images loading by setting the LOAD_TRUNCATED_IMAGES attribute to true, I found that it is...