Network

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Network

In case you are not using a preconfigured router, the following describes the router needed configuration.

Hamster Network topology

1 Name: hamster_net
2 Security: WPA2 personal
3 Password: hamsterHAMSTER
4  
5 Netmask: 255.255.255.0
6 Router's IP: 10.0.2.138

Router configuration, 2nd PI

In order to reach the slave raspberry pi on each Hamster, configure the routing table as following:

  • Go to Advanced Routing → Static Routing List → Add...
  • For each robot (numbered <n>), add the corresponding entry:
1 Destination IP: 192.168.<n>.0
2 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
3 Default gateway: 10.0.2.<n>


Configuring the Hamsters' IP

Hamster robots arrive with a pre-configured specific IP’s. Unless you know what you are doing, this should not be changed.

Robot 1 configuration:

  • Master raspberry pi IP: 10.0.2.1 or 192.168.1.1
  • Slave raspberry pi IP: 192.168.1.2

Robot 2 configuration:

  • Master raspberry pi IP: 10.0.2.2 or 192.168.2.1
  • Slave raspberry pi IP: 192.168.2.2

The Hamster's connection configurations can be changed in the /etc/network/interfaces , and /wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf .

SSH connection details:

1 Username: pi
2 Password: hamster