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Configuration Files for Tiab Tools

To configure Testing in a Box I/O board, you will need to create a configuration file for it. There are examples in examples/ folder in the Tiab Tools repo.

Here is an example of a configuration file from examples/ftdi-flash.yml:

hardware:
  usb-queries:
    ftdi: usbid 0403:6014

flash-steps:
  - action: flash-ftdi-eeprom
    device: ftdi
    config:
      properties:
        manufacturer: Codethink
        product: FTDI serial adapter
        serial: EXAMPLE
  - action: usb-reset
    devices:
      - ftdi

hardware

This is where all the hardware is defined.

usbqueries

This is where you will define a list of hardware to use with its product ID and vendor ID. Using name-of-chip: {{{ vendor_id }}:{{ product_id }}

flash-steps

This is where the list of tasks to do to flash board. Currently these are the actions available to use:

flash-steps.action

These are the following actions currently supported:

Action name Description
flash-ftdi-eeprom Flash the an FTDI chips EEPROMs to a specified product ID, vendor ID and manufacturer
usb-reset Reset specified USB device

flash-steps.action.device

List of devices to execute the action to.

Action parameters

Some actions require specific parameters to execute.

flash-ftdi-eeprom

flash-steps.action.config

Configuration for flash-ftdi-eeprom action.

flash-steps.action.config.properties

The properties for the FTDI chips configuration

flash-steps.action.config.properties.manufacturer

Specify the manufacture of the chip to change it.

flash-steps.action.config.properties.product

Specify the product ID to change to.

flash-steps.action.config.properties.serial

Specify the serial ID to change to.