Regarding issues from the GUI Setup stage on our Getting Started page


A Few Things to Check

Connecting to the Omega's Network

Was your connection to the Omega's network successful? 

Can you check that your computer has an IP address from this network? It should be 192.168.3.X, where X is some number between 2 and 255


Correct URL

Next, the url that you type into your browser should be http://omega-ABCD.local 

Where ABCD are the same hex digits from the wifi network name. 


If you are running Windows, installing Apple's Bonjour Service seems to help with accessing the http://omega-ABCD.local site.

If you are having issues connecting to the Omega at http://omega-ABCD.local, try using http://192.168.3.1


Browser Issues

Some users have reported issues with Firefox and IE where the login prompt either doesn't ever load or loads and then disappears.


We recommend using Chrome or Opera for the Setup Wizard

We've tested these browsers extensively and they all work fine. We're working on fixing the issues in Firefox and IE.


Issues Completing the Setup Wizard

IP Address Collision

The Omega's default AP runs on the 192.168.3.X IP address subnet. It is possible that your home wifi is also on this subnet, this causes collisions making your Omega unable to connect to the your wifi network.

Confirm that, while on your regular wifi network, your computer has an IP address that looks like 192.168.3.X, where X is some number between 2 and 255. Connect to the Omega via serial and then run the following commands:

uci set network.wlan.ipaddr='192.168.4.1'

uci commit network

/etc/init.d/network restart


This will fix the collision issue and your Omega should be able to connect to your wifi network.


It just doesn't work!

No worries, everything the Setup Wizard does can be done on the command line.

Connect the Omega to your computer and open up a serial terminal.

Use the wifisetup tool to connect to your wifi network.

And finally use the oupgrade tool to install the latest firmware.


Once the Omega reboots, you're ready to go!