serial and firmware -- please help

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Fri Nov 21 13:11:14 PST 2014

On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 07:15:13AM +1100, Rick Walsh wrote:
> On 21 November 2014 10:41, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:
> > So I pushed a patch that will dump some data to stderr when you download
> > dives from your dive computer. And I'd love for as many people as possible
> > to run this against all the dive computers you can get your hands on and
> > respond to this email with
> >
> > a) what Subsurface showed about serial / firmware
> > b) what your dive computer and / or its box tell you about serial / firmware
> >
> I have a Hollis DG03 (uses oceanic_atom2 protocol).  The computer
> reports its serial number as 000481, and firmware revision 1b.
> stderr when downloading dives (no new dives) from subsurface on linux:
> loaded the Generic plugin
> libdc devinfo serial nr converted to 0000-0481

Cool - so this is easy, just change the format to be six digits with no

> I read this as it's reporting the serial number correctly but doesn't
> know anything about firmware.

Apparently. I need to look back when I did the A300CS - I'm pretty sure
that I was able to figure out the fw version for that one as well. Maybe
it's similar for other devices.

Thanks for your help!


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