Get LINX API Version

Get the LINIX API version from the LINX target device.

LabVIEW

Developer Note

This could potentially be used to help users know if they need to update the firmware on their target. It could be part of the enumeration process but it would require some host side knowledge.

Command Packet

  • Get LINIX APIVersion
  • Get LINIX API Version Response
  • Get LINIX APIVersion
    Description Get the LINIX APIversion from the LINX target device.
    Size 7 Bytes
    Format
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    N/A
    SoF : 0xFF
    PACKET SIZE : 0x07
    PACKET NUM
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    PACKET NUM
    CMD : 0x0004
    CHECKSUM
    SoF Start of Frame. Always 0xFF.
    PACKET SIZE Packet Size In Bytes
    PACKET NUM The Current Packet Number. This value increments with each new packet.
    CMD Get Firmware Version command.
    CHECKSUM Checksum. Computed by adding all of the bytes in the packet in U8 form ignoring rollover.

    LINX Target

    Developer Note

    This should be hard coded into an easy to get to header file

    Response Packet

    Get LINIX API Version Response
    Description LINX device's response to the Get Firmware Version command
    Size 10 Bytes
    Format
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    N/A
    SoF : 0xFF
    PACKET SIZE : 0x0A
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    PACKET NUM
    STATUS
    MAJOR
    6
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    MINOR
    SUB MINOR
    Build
    CHECKSUM
    SoF Start of Frame. Always 0xFF.
    PACKET SIZE Total packet size in bytes.
    PACKET NUM The packet number of the packet that generated the response.
    STATUS See Return Status section below.
    MAJOR Firmware Major Version
    MINOR Firmware Minor Version
    SUB MINOR Firmware Sub Minor Version
    Build Firmware Build Version
    CHECKSUM Checksum. Computed by adding all of the bytes in the packet in U8 form ignoring rollover.

    Return Status

    No function specific statuses. See return_status for universal return statuses.