OS 6.52 Release note

Jun 27, 2014 - Author: Sierra Wireless - Version 6.52 - 4591 Views


1.        Introduction

1.1.           Document Scope

The scope of this document is the OS 6.52 release description for the AirPrimes listed in the compatibility section.

1.2.           Document Audience

This release note may be distributed to all direct and indirect customers and will be posted in Sierra Wireless Developer Zone.

1.3.           New Features/Enhancements

Table 1.       New Features/Enhancements

Feature

Description

Get CPU clock API

A new ADL API is available, adl_vsGetClockMode, to get the current CPU frequency.

Heap status API

A new ADL API is available, adl_memStat to retrieve current Heap memory consumption of the Open AT application.

File System full support

File System can be used to manage firmware and application upgrade through DOTA 1 & 2. A&D API set area remains available for compatibility purpose, but not recommended for new design.

Remote Debugging

Ability to securely connect to an AirPrime module to manage a trace session in order to remotely analyze the traces.

OpenSSL Certificates & Keys in File System

Ability to store Certificates and SSL keys in hidden file system folder. This feature is available in Beta stage


2.        Abbreviations and Definitions

Table 2.       Abbreviations and Definitions

Abbreviation/Acronym

Definitions

ADL

Application Development Layer

API

Application Programming Interface

APN

Access Point Name

CID

Context Identifier

Data Call

GSM Circuit Switched Data Call

EF

Elementary File

EXTINT

External Interruption

GPRS

General Packet Radio Service

GSM

Global System for Mobile communications

OS

Operating System

PDP

Packet Data Protocol

PLMN

Public  Lands Mobile Network

SIM

Subscriber Identity Module


3.        Related Documentation

Table 3.       Related Documentation

Ref. #

Doc. #

Document title

[1]

4111843

AT Commands Interface Guide for Firmware 7.52 (Rev 6.0)

[2]

4111844

ADL User Guide for Open AT Application Framework OS 6.52 (Rev 6.0)

[3]

4111963

Product Technical Specification & Customer Design Guidelines - AirPrime Q2686 Refreshed (Rev 10.0)

[4]

4111964

Product Technical Specification & Customer Design Guidelines - AirPrime Q2687 Refreshed (Rev 12.0)

[5]

4111952

Product Technical Specification & Customer Design Guidelines - AirPrime SL6087 (Rev 10.0)

[6]

4111992

Product Technical Specification & Customer Design Guidelines - AirPrime SL808x, SL808xT, SL808xBT (Rev 8.3)

[7]

4114417

Customer Release Notes – Firmware 7.52

 


4.        Compatibility

Table 4.       Hardware Compatibility

AirPrime Compatibility List

AirPrime SL8080T, SL8082T, SL8082BT, SL8084T

AirPrime Q2686 Refreshed / AirPrime Q2687 Refreshed

AirPrime SL6087

AirLink Fastrack Xtend EDGE (FXT009)

Table 5.       Software Compatibility

Component

Version

Open AT Firmware

7.52.0.201306260837 or 7.52.0.201404040850

Open AT Application Framework

2.52.0.201405121558


5.        Software Release Description

5.1.           Release Identification

Table 6.       Open AT OS Release Information

Component

Revision

Software Identification

6.52.0.201306271400 or 6.52.0.201402271535

Date of generation of library

2013-04-23

Note:               RVDS_ADL.lib is identical in both OS 6.52.0.201306271400 & OS 6.52.0.201402271535. The differences are limited to update in samples and documentation.

5.2.           Software Tools Versions

Table 7.       Software Tools Versions

S/W Tools Name

Version

Developer Studio

3.0

Compilation Tool Chain

ARM_EABI_GCC and RVDS


6.        Software Changes Description

6.1.           Validated Corrections/Improvements

This section presents all corrections or improvements integrated in OS 6.52.

Issues are sorted by alphabetical order of Impacted Domain.

Table 8.       Validated Corrections/Improvements

ID

Description

Impacted Domain

Impacted Sub-Domain

Fixed in

67192

When AT+WRIM command is executed to set bit 16 of <events_bit_field>, the Ring Indicator pulse is sent for all the unsolicited responses instead of the unsolicited response initiated by an application.

AT

OTHER

6.52

65458

Spurious ADL_CALL_EVENT_NO_CARRIER events received on initiating a call, when AT+WBHV=2,1 has been executed and the call handler subscribed for call service has returned value equal to “ADL_CALL_NO_FORWARD_ATA”.

GSM

OTHER

6.52

62565

When an application subscribes to call service and initiates a voice call, then two ADL_CALL_EVENT_NO_CARRIER events are received on disconnecting the call from remote/receiver side.

GSM

OTHER

6.52

57032

If a command with type ADL_CMD_TYPE_PARA is subscribed by using the adl_atCmdSubscribe() API, the handler provided is also called while issuing the test command i.e. "AT+<xxxx>=?". Command handler should be called after confirming that '?' is not given after '='.

OTHER

OTHER

6.52

58257

AirPrime may reset if parameter "rsphdl" for function adl_atCmdCreate() is set to NULL and the list of subscribed responses is not equal to NULL.

AT

OTHER

6.51

60319

When the Network forces ME to change GPRS mobile class to CC, ADL_GPRS_EVENT_NW_CLASS_CC event is not received.

GPRS

OTHER

6.51

62061

Incorrect CID value (5) is returned by the GPRS event handler, on trying to activate PDP context on correct CID value (1-4), when an application which subscribes to GPRS service is downloaded onto the module.

GPRS

OTHER

6.51

59812

AT+WIND=0 does not disable +WIND: 9 indications if an application is running on the AirPrime.

GSM

OTHER

6.51

61292

When a GSM Data call is established using an application which has subscribed to Call Service, then on terminating the data call from remote, "ADL_CALL_EVENT_NO_CARRIER" event is received twice.

GSM

OTHER

6.51

61014

When an application is running and a concatenated command including “+CPIN2?” is issued, response is not received for commands following “+CPIN2?” in concatenated command string. In addition to this, the command class remains locked. As a result of this +CME ERROR: 515 is received for further AT commands.

OTHER

OTHER

6.51

62464

AirPrime is not able to go to sleep mode after some time if AirPrime switches between sleep mode and active mode continuously when a location application is running on the AirPrime.

OTHER

OTHER

6.51

62669

Subscription to Slave flow at a specific UART using ADL FCM service fails, if FCM flow is already subscribed in Master mode on the same UART.

OTHER

OTHER

6.51

62674

AirPrime does not resume the data transfer when a single credit is released using adl_fcmReleaseCredits() API after consuming all the available credits.

OTHER

OTHER

6.51

60299

Function adl_simEnterPIN() accepts the PIN code for the third time even if wrong PIN has already been entered twice. Ideally, ADL_RET_ERR_BAD_STATE should be received in this case.

SIM

OTHER

6.51

6.2.           Interface Changes

Table 9.       Interface Changes

Command

Comment

wm_l3info_Gprs_Mobile_Allocation_t

A new structure to store the GPRS Mobile Allocation Information.

wm_l3info_Cell_SyncCellInfo_t

A new field, GprsMobileAllocation of type wm_l3info_Gprs_Mobile_Allocation_t, is added to this structure. This field stored the GPRS Mobile Allocation information (Arfcn list) of the serving cell.

adl_vsGetClockMode

New API to indicate the CPU clock speed (between 26Mhz and 104Mhz) of boost mode.

adl_memStat

New API that gives, at run time, the dynamic status of the heap memory (RAM) reserved for Application.

adl_fsLock

New File system API to lock the access to the given directory (and everything it contains).

adl_fsUnlock

New File system API to unlock the access to the given directory (and everything it contains).

adl_fsChangePassword

New File system API to change the password of a given path.

adl_remotedebugSubscribe

adl_remotedebugUnsubscribe

adl_remdebugActivationSet

adl_remdebugActivationGet

New API for Remote Debugging Services.

adl_audiogainfixedSubscribe

adl_audiogainfixedUnsubscribe

New API to subscribe to the fixed gain audio service and specify the gain to use.

adl_InitApplicationInterruptPrio

The adl_InitApplicationInterruptPrio ADL table is no more supported by the OS.

 


7.        Troubleshooting

Please refer to the Troubleshooting Guide available in Developer Zone before contacting customer support.

 


8.        Restrictions and Additional Information

This section presents additional information or restrictions that must be taken into account regarding OS 6.52. Issues are sorted by alphabetical order of Impacted Domain

Table 10.     Restrictions and Additional Information

Issue ID

Description (What/When)

Impacted Domain

Impacted Sub-Domain

66697

Random value of "Context" is received incase API adl_atCmdSendText() is used after API adl_atCmdSendExt().

AT

OTHER

41819

When FCM service is running with call and/or SIM services, commands ATA, ATD, ATH, AT+CGANS, AT+CGACT, AT+CGDATA, ATO and AT+CPIN cannot be filtered using the API adl_atCmdSubscribe().

AT

OTHER

56598

On issuing a pre subscribed command from an application, through the 'adl_atCmdSendExt()' API, an OK and ERROR is received alternatively, i.e. the command is sent to the command handler and the firmware alternatively. Ideally, the command should always be sent to the command handler and OK should be received.

OTHER

OTHER

66337

Error is not returned in case an attempt is made to play or listen an audio stream which is not supported by AirPrime.

OTHER

OTHER

66654

Error is returned and command handler is not invoked for any custom command when command is sent using the API adl_atCmdSendExt().

OTHER

OTHER

41818

Subscription to commands beginning with "ATA", "ATD" or "ATH" using the API adl_atCmdSubscribe () fails in case Call service is subscribed prior to subscribing to the commands from the application.

OTHER

OTHER

53324

When Using %I64 format specifier for displaying u64/s64 variable through API adl_atSendresponse() in TARGET mode it always prints only "%I64d" instead of the value of the variable. Workaround: use %lld instead of %I64.

OTHER

OTHER

53517

Sometimes handler associated with adl_errSubscribe() function is not invoked on reception of error from OS.

RTK

OTHER

Documentation

Comment

Related items

ADL User Guide for Open AT Application Framework OS 6.52
The purpose of this document is to provide Sierra Wireless customers with a full description of the APIs associated with the OS 6.52.
Open AT Application Framework

The Open AT Application Framework is a complete software package for embedded M2M application development. It offers a range of readily available building blocks which accelerate the application development process, allowing you to bring connected products to market faster and reduce development costs.


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