[Solved] Can't connect to my wifi network [blinking green]

I have a network that has more than one wifi router on it. This is because of distance and geometry of the house. I have a Uverse 2WIRE interface coming into the house on 192.168.1.x. It is hard-wired to an Apple Time Capsule (80 cable feet away in the basement), and an Apple Airport Extreme upstairs for range and improved connection speed providing better performance for laptops connecting to a hard-wired file server in the basement. The two Apple routers are on separate networks with NAT.

The wifi on the 2WIRE router is on channel 6, in b/g mode. I get permanent flashing green when connecting. I’ve tried the others (they’re supposed to be backwards b/g compatible), but I get permanent flashing green there also.

Any advice? How can I troubleshoot this?


You can consider performing a CC3000 patch using Spark-cli and see how it goes :wink:

Flashing green means that the core is unable to connect to the Wifi network.

How do I do that? I’m a newbie to Spark, although I’ve done control systems work for about 25 years…

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Sorry about that. Was giving a quick description of how you can fix this :smiley:

Are you on windows or Mac? You will need a few tools which i can provide more information depending on your OS platform. :wink:

OS X. I have installed homebrew and node…

Awesome! Run this command: sudo npm install -g spark-cli

This will install the command line tool for Spark.

Also, you can install DFU using brew install dfu-util (I can’t remember)

Once done, place the core in DFU Mode (blinking yellow) and run this command spark flash --usb cc3000

The core will blink magenta and eventually revert to blinking yellow. Run this command spark flash --usb tinker and the core should eventually blink blue.

Try swnding wifi credentials and see how it goes :slight_smile:

Working on it. npm wasn’t working. Fixing it now. Then I’ll try the rest.

Hey! It seems to work. Throbbing cyan. Now I need to claim it, right?

And I have it claimed and running. I’m so pumped!

Thank you so much. It seems like there’s so much to learn about this platform. I’m trying to understand it from the bottom up. Digging through the “getting started” docs isn’t enough for me – I keep feeling like I’ve forgotten something.

THANKS so much for the help!


Have fun :wink: