UZB Firmware - Where?!

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Tillsy
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UZB Firmware - Where?!

Post by Tillsy » 21 Jun 2018 13:40

G'day guys

Just received my UZB tonight and it has firmware 5.27 on it.

Was about to update it to 5.32 before I begin moving my system over to it.

But I can't for the life of me find the files?! I found the updater in the downloads section, though that seems to be for a "ZStick" - the UZB section doesn't have it? Downloaded that and then the latest firmware file, but only SDK 5 which seems wrong - firmware 5.32 has SDK 6.81 which is what I'd trying to update to (presently is has 6.7x).

This page lists the updates which is fantastic, being so regularly updated is specifically why I got the UZB:
https://z-wave.me/support/uzbrazberry-firmwares/

However, that particular page talks about using Z-Way to update it... I'm using HomeSeer.

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PoltoS
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Re: UZB Firmware - Where?!

Post by PoltoS » 22 Jun 2018 10:23

You can download Z-Way, upgrade (turn off HimSeer for this) and the switch back to HomeSeer once done

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Re: UZB Firmware - Where?!

Post by Tillsy » 22 Jun 2018 10:28

Seriously? And I've been bagging Fibaro for imposing similar (buy an entire gateway product just to do firmware upgrades)... what a PITA... but at least just wastes a lot of time rather than cost like Fibaro :(

This whole OTA feature of Z-Wave is the dumbest thing in the history of technology - needs dumping and going back to the old days of simply having a firmware update app.

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Re: UZB Firmware - Where?!

Post by PoltoS » 24 Jun 2018 09:11

You can do it yourself by sending simple commands to USB. The code doing upgrade is open - just do it. We do not oblige you to download it, we just make your life easier to upgrade faster.

If you know another way to upgrade, share it. I don't

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Re: UZB Firmware - Where?!

Post by Tillsy » 01 Jul 2018 03:17

Where is the code in the source?

I've tried installing Z-way on Debian - took a long while to get all the dependencies worked out, then other issues such as the documentation saying the start-up command is z-way-server when it is actually zwayserver, etc... but once I got it going I went to update the UZB but it said it was already the latest. So I tried updating Z-Way so it would know what the latest is, but it then said the updater service was not available.

So then I tried the Windows version. All end of problems trying to get that going so gave up on that too.

Would like to extract the update code into just a stand-alone application and just simply run that.

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