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Useful Commands

Disable/Enable charge:

> charge_enable
> charge_disable

Enable/Disable the audio amplifier:

> amp_enable
> amp_disable

Play some music:

> play_radio

Arm commands:

> arm_reset
resets the arm

> arm_mi
switch to mi mode

> arm_ui
switch to ui mode


The serial port starts on linux in a mode that converts 13 (CR) to 10 (LF) on inputs, which is not a good thing for critterbot commands.
The following command line fixes the problem, and it is run automatically from /etc/init.d/critterservers.

> stty -F /dev/ttyS0 -icrnl


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