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ONIE Tools

All BISDN Linux images contain some scripts that allow a more convenient handling of common ONIE tasks. These tools and their handling are described below.

onie-bisdn-uninstall

The script onie-bisdn-uninstall enables you to uninstall a running BISDN Linux. The corresponding man pages and usage help can be displayed like this:

man onie-bisdn-uninstall
onie-bisdn-uninstall -h

onie-bisdn-upgrade

The script onie-bisdn-upgrade enables you to upgrade a running BISDN Linux to a newer image. The corresponding man pages and usage help can be displayed like this:

man onie-bisdn-upgrade
onie-bisdn-upgrade -h

This shows an example usage:

onie-bisdn-upgrade http://example_webserver.com/onie/onie-bisdn-agema-ag7648.bin

Note: All data is deleted during the upgrade process except for configuration files in /etc/systemd/network/ that apply on interfaces named enp*.

onie-bisdn-rescue

The script onie-bisdn-rescue enables you to boot into ONIE-rescue mode from the BISDN Linux shell. The corresponding man pages and usage help can be displayed like this:

man onie-bisdn-rescue
onie-bisdn-rescue -h

The ONIE-rescue shell provides troubleshooting. More information can be found here: ONIE-rescue mode.