PC Setup

Note

If this is your first time using rUNSWift software, follow the instructions on this page. For those that are looking to contribute to the codebase, please follow instructions on PC Setup (Contributing).

Install VirtualBox

Download and Install VirtualBox.

Import rUNSWift VM Image

  1. Download OVA file from http://robocup.web.cse.unsw.edu.au/runswift2/rUNSWift-VM.ova

  2. File -> Import Appliance

  3. Select the Downloaded OVA file

  4. Next

  5. Import

  6. Settings
    1. System
      • Motherboard
        Base Memory 4096 MB

        Tip

        Memory size of 2GB is a minimum. Recommendation is half your system memory.

      • Processor
        Processor(s) 4 CPUs

        Tip

        Maximum 1 CPU per 1.5GB Base Memory Recommendation is equal to the number of cores on your system. Ignore the ‘Invalid settings detected’.

  7. Start

Tip

OVA file is very big (>5GB), and you have to be on campus or a CSE student to download it.

Tip

We have a smaller (3.2GB) OVA file for external users at http://robocup.web.cse.unsw.edu.au/runswift2-htpasswd/rUNSWeenie.ova.

Note

For passwords, please Contact us.

Setup Wireless/Wired Network

Warning

You only have to follow these steps if you have to connect to an actual robot.

For a VM, it is necessary to bridge wireless networks and wired networks (when using LAN) from the host machine to the VM. Follow these instructions in VirtualBox.

  1. Network
    1. Adapter 2
      1. Enable Network Adapter
      2. Attached to Bridged Adapter
      3. Name should be your wired adapter