Notes About Working with Various Arduino & Netduino Microcontroller Boards

Monday, October 28, 2013

Installing PHP on the Arduino Yun

Installing the CGI version of PHP5 on the Arduino Yun is quite simple.  I was able to get it installed in and running in a few minutes with the following steps:

  1. Use SSH to access the Yun's command Linux command line.
  2. Run opkg to install PHP:
    1. opkg update
    2. opkg install php5-cgi
  3. Run the following command to configure the PHP module for uhttp:uci add_list.  These commands are slightly modified from those given at wiki.openwrt.org/.
    1. uci set uhttpd.main.interpreter=".php=/usr/bin/php-cgi"
    2. uci set uhttpd.main.index_page="index.html index.htm default.html default.htm index.php"
    3. uci commit uhttpd
    4. sed -i 's,doc_root.*,doc_root = "",g' /etc/php.ini
    5. sed -i 's,;short_open_tag = Off,short_open_tag = On,g' /etc/php.ini
    6. Restart uhttpd with the command /etc/init.d/uhttpd restart
Assuming that you are using an SD card for your Web files, place your PHP files in the /mnt/sd/arduino/www directory.

Note (05/08/2014): After upgrading my OpenWrt-Yun image and after following the process described on the Arduino blog to use a micro-SD card in place of the Yun's internal memory, I find that the uhttpd Web server looks for its Web page files in the /www directory, not /mnt/sd/arduino/www.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks It worked OK for me !!!!!!

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  2. Its working and simplest guide .... Thanks for the post !!

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  3. Hello
    Do you have the same command for install PHmyAdmin and MYSQL please
    Thank you a lot for your help

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