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Setup and Configuration

Install hardware support and configure hardware connection

The Hardware Setup screens provide on-screen instructions for each step. These topics provide additional information about some of the steps and help you to successfully complete the Hardware Setup process.

UAV Toolbox Support Package for PX4 Autopilots – Key Capabilities

Integration with General PX4 Architecture

Integrate the capabilities of UAV Toolbox Support Package PX4 Autopilots with the general PX4 architecture

Load and Start Modules on PX4 Autopilot after Boot-Up

Start the PX4 modules on the Autopilot after boot-up

Custom Startup Script in UAV Toolbox Support Package for PX4 Autopilots

Use a custom startup script to enable and disable PX4 modules

Impact of Disabling MAVLink, Commander, and Navigator Modules

Impact of disabling different modules with respect to communication with QGroundControl or Mission Planner

Install Support Package and Launch Hardware Setup Screens

Install Support for UAV Toolbox Support Package for PX4 Autopilots

Install UAV Toolbox Support Package for PX4® Autopilots

Use Cygwin Toolchain to Build PX4 on Windows

Setting Up Cygwin Toolchain and Downloading PX4 Source Code

Set up the Cygwin toolchain for Windows and download PX4 source code

Downloading PX4 Source Code as a Standalone in Windows

Downloading PX4 Source Code in Windows

Build PX4 on Ubuntu 18.04

Downloading PX4 Source Code in Ubuntu 18.04

Download the PX4 Source Code from github

Setting up PX4 Tool Chain on Ubuntu 18.04

Install and set up the PX4 Toolchain on Ubuntu

Select the Type of Algorithm to be Designed in Simulink

Selecting PX4 Autopilot Application

Select the PX4 Autopilot application that would be designed in Simulink

Select Startup Script for PX4 Autopilot

Selecting Startup Script for PX4 Autopilot

Select the startup script that would execute on Autopilot after boot-up

Performing PX4 System Startup from SD Card

Customize the startup sequence of PX4 system from an SD card


Troubleshooting Test Connection Error

Solve the problems while uploading PX4 firmware

Troubleshooting Firmware Build Failures

Solve the problems while building the firmware