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INDI Library v1.9.3 Released (11 Nov 2021)

Bimonthly Stable INDI Library release introduces new drivers and fixes for existing ones. Some highlights:

ASI usb3 camera retries 3 times on exposure and fails - git builds

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This can actually be a problem for a specific camera.
Each camera has its own implementation of receiving data.

For example, Jasem keeps mentioning to me that he has no problems running 2 cameras at once.
Of course it is, the ASI178MM and ASI120MM-Mini cameras have a similar communication implementation, in a cooperative global variable. So you can't run them all at once.
The ASI178MC and ASI120MC cameras can already be run together, they have completely different communication implementations.
7 months 3 weeks ago #69903

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No idea. I started kstars from the terminal, and got messages about the xml device file,
Dispatch command error(-1): Device ZWO CCD ASI183MC Pro not found
<setTextVector device="ZWO CCD ASI183MC Pro" name="DRIVER_INFO" state="Idle" timeout="60" timestamp="2021-04-11T09:39:07">
<oneText name="DRIVER_NAME">
ZWO CCD
</oneText>
<oneText name="DRIVER_EXEC">
indi_asi_ccd
</oneText>
<oneText name="DRIVER_VERSION">
1.9
</oneText>
<oneText name="DRIVER_INTERFACE">
2
</oneText>
</setTextVector>


I deleted the xml files, then it started without the error, but it still crashed. I was running in local mode. So I tried running indiserver manually and connect to remote localhost. Also crash, and the indiserver says
2021-04-11T09:45:29: Driver indi_asi_ccd: stderr EOF
Child process 17789 died

Also tried deleting ~/>ZWO/ASIconfig.xml, without change.

I tried running it in gdb, not sure if that is successful (I started indiserver manually, then connected via 'gdb -p PID').
Here's the output:
Thread 4 "indi_asi_ccd" received signal SIG33, Real-time event 33.
[Switching to Thread 0x7ffff55ad640 (LWP 18722)]
0x00007ffff6ef9a9a in __futex_abstimed_wait_common64 (
    futex_word=futex_word@entry=0x5555555ade98, expected=expected@entry=0, 
    clockid=clockid@entry=0, abstime=abstime@entry=0x0, 
    private=private@entry=0, cancel=cancel@entry=true)
    at ../sysdeps/nptl/futex-internal.c:74
Downloading source file /usr/src/debug/glibc-2.33-4.1.x86_64/nptl/../sysdeps/nptl/futex-internal.c...
74          err = INTERNAL_SYSCALL_CANCEL (futex_time64, futex_word, op, expected,
(gdb) bt
#0  0x00007ffff6ef9a9a in __futex_abstimed_wait_common64 (
    futex_word=futex_word@entry=0x5555555ade98, expected=expected@entry=0, 
    clockid=clockid@entry=0, abstime=abstime@entry=0x0, 
    private=private@entry=0, cancel=cancel@entry=true)
    at ../sysdeps/nptl/futex-internal.c:74
#1  0x00007ffff6ef9aff in __GI___futex_abstimed_wait_cancelable64 (
    futex_word=futex_word@entry=0x5555555ade98, expected=expected@entry=0, 
    clockid=clockid@entry=0, abstime=abstime@entry=0x0, 
    private=private@entry=0) at ../sysdeps/nptl/futex-internal.c:123
#2  0x00007ffff6ef3260 in __pthread_cond_wait_common (abstime=0x0, clockid=0, 
    mutex=0x5555555a2860, cond=0x5555555ade70) at pthread_cond_wait.c:504
#3  __pthread_cond_wait (cond=0x5555555ade70, mutex=0x5555555a2860)
    at pthread_cond_wait.c:619
#4  0x00007ffff6da50e0 in __gthread_cond_wait (__mutex=<optimized out>, 
    __cond=0x5555555ade70)
    at /usr/src/debug/gcc11-11.0.0+git183291-1.4.x86_64/obj-x86_64-suse-linux/x86_64-suse-linux/libstdc++-v3/include/x86_64-suse-linux/bits/gthr-default.h:865
#5  std::__condvar::wait (__m=..., this=0x5555555ade70)
    at /usr/src/debug/gcc11-11.0.0+git183291-1.4.x86_64/obj-x86_64-suse-linux/x86_64-suse-linux/libstdc++-v3/include/bits/std_mutex.h:155
#6  std::condition_variable::wait (this=this@entry=0x5555555ade70, __lock=...)
    at ../../../../../libstdc++-v3/src/c++11/condition_variable.cc:41
#7  0x00007ffff7e4dfa7 in std::_V2::condition_variable_any::wait<std::unique_lock<std::recursive_mutex> > (this=this@entry=0x5555555ade70, __lock=...)
    at /usr/include/c++/10/condition_variable:321
#8  0x00007ffff7e4d768 in std::_V2::condition_variable_any::wait<std::unique_lock<std::recursive_mutex>, INDI::SingleThreadPoolPrivate::SingleThreadPoolPrivate()::<lambda()>::<lambda()> > (__p=..., __lock=..., this=0x5555555ade70)
    at /usr/include/c++/10/condition_variable:330
#9  operator() (__closure=0x555555597b28)
    at /home/pit/Sources/indi/libs/indibase/thread/indisinglethreadpool.cpp:31
#10 std::__invoke_impl<void, INDI::SingleThreadPoolPrivate::SingleThreadPoolPrivate()::<lambda()> > (__f=...) at /usr/include/c++/10/bits/invoke.h:60
#11 std::__invoke<INDI::SingleThreadPoolPrivate::SingleThreadPoolPrivate()::<lambda()> > (__fn=...) at /usr/include/c++/10/bits/invoke.h:95
#12 std::thread::_Invoker<std::tuple<INDI::SingleThreadPoolPrivate::SingleThreadPoolPrivate()::<lambda()> > >::_M_invoke<0> (this=0x555555597b28)
    at /usr/include/c++/10/thread:264
#13 std::thread::_Invoker<std::tuple<INDI::SingleThreadPoolPrivate::SingleThreadPoolPrivate()::<lambda()> > >::operator() (this=0x555555597b28)
    at /usr/include/c++/10/thread:271
#14 std::thread::_State_impl<std::thread::_Invoker<std::tuple<INDI::SingleThreadPoolPrivate::SingleThreadPoolPrivate()::<lambda()> > > >::_M_run(void) (
    this=0x555555597b20) at /usr/include/c++/10/thread:215
#15 0x00007ffff6daade4 in std::execute_native_thread_routine (
    __p=0x555555597b20) at ../../../../../libstdc++-v3/src/c++11/thread.cc:82
#16 0x00007ffff6eed299 in start_thread (arg=0x7ffff55ad640)
    at pthread_create.c:473
#17 0x00007ffff6a9a3b3 in clone ()
    at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/x86_64/clone.S:95
Does that help in any way?
 
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7 months 3 weeks ago #69904

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I can at least confirm that, while the ASI183MC is crashing the driver every time, the 290MMmini works without issues...
 
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For what it's worth, my own experience :

SW EQ6-R Pro (eqmod)
ASI1600mm Pro
ASI290mm
ZWO EAF
ZWO EFW

Every hardware on a Raspberry Pi3 running Fedora. ASI290mm + ZWO EFW on the hub of the 1600mm
EQ6 and ZWO EAF on the others USB ports.

Kstars on a distant laptop, WIFI connected to the Pi under Fedora 33.
Every thing built from scratch, latest git (2021-04-10)

Everything works fine. Absolutely no problem detected (?)

Just one thing, I had to add the famous line giving some more memory to my own
/usr/lib/udev/rules.d/99-astro.rules

<
# Add some memory for ASI cameras
ACTION=="add", ATTR{idVendor}=="03c3", RUN+="/bin/sh -c '/bin/echo 256 >/sys/module/usbcore/parameters/usbfs_memory_mb'"

# EQMod Mount
SUBSYSTEM=="tty", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0403", ATTRS{idProduct}=="6015", ATTRS{serial}=="EB30E0KY", MODE="0666", SYMLINK+="ttyUSB.EQ6-Marco"
SUBSYSTEM=="tty", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0403", ATTRS{idProduct}=="6015", ATTRS{serial}=="EB46CW9V", MODE="0666", SYMLINK+="ttyUSB.EQ6-Greg"
>

I need it for the planetary software FireCapture which, by the way JASEM, is fully compatible with INDI, both the Linux AND the Windows versions.
(Starting with 2.7beta-02)

A new add to your list of compatible softwares.

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7 months 3 weeks ago #69911

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Very nice, Marc. I have a similar equipment configuration, and last I checked (clouds and life), my 1600s and 290 mini were also working together with the EFW8.

BTW, not sure if you are aware or not, but I put together a Fedora Copr for INDI, Kstars, stellarsolver, and ekosdebugger that keeps the most recent packages built in RPM format, available here:

copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/xsnrg/

Jim
12" pier with HDX110 using EQMod
ASI 1600 mono/color mains with ASI290MM in off-axis
ASI filter wheel
Moonlite focusers for the sharpening
AT115EDT w/.8x for the light
Fedora Linux, 100% INDI
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7 months 3 weeks ago #69912

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Hi Jim,

Yes, I know copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/xsnrg/, of course :)

All my Raspberry PIs run under Fedora.
This distro works really fine on PIs, i've been using it for years, and I love setting up my network both the old way AND with nmcli) ...

That would be nice to have those 'bleedings' (with the appropriate fedora-repoxx) under Raspberry Pi..

Last time I checked, I dindn't find them.

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Addition:  If I downgrade only libasi, in my case to 1.9.0-21_gd9a5e309 from March 11, everything runs fine.  That is the old SDK, 1.16.3.0.  So it obviously is an issue of the ZWO SDK?
 
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7 months 3 weeks ago #69931

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Libasi package also contains the udev rule file, which has that usbfs 256MB memory line in the old version, but not in new one.
Remote observatory running Ubuntu 21.04 x64 with ScopeDome 2M, Skywatcher EQ8, TS 8" RC, Atik 383L+, ASI178MC, ASI120MM-S, SX Lodestar X2, SX USB wheel with OAG, ZWO EAF, Gemini SnapCap, USB_DewPoint, KomaHub
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This is true, but it still exists. It was just moved to INDIlib, and should have the same effect. This change has been working for me now for  some time. Jasem moved it there because many devices require it, so indilib is a good central place to manage it.
I still suspect changes in the SDK/driver from ZWO as having some differences to figure out.

Jim
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ASI 1600 mono/color mains with ASI290MM in off-axis
ASI filter wheel
Moonlite focusers for the sharpening
AT115EDT w/.8x for the light
Fedora Linux, 100% INDI
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 Ah, it's in 99-indi_auxiliary.rules now.  Was wondering, too.  But I had checked that the setting was at 256, so that was/is not the issue.
But if things work with the previous SDK and not with the latest, it's either a bug in the SDK, or some change in the API (or responses) the is not reflected by the INDI code.  The SDK changelog however is not very helpful, just referring to 'bug fixes' :(
 
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Addendum: I had not checked the syslog so far. It actually says
Apr 12 11:27:52 woodstock.pitnet kernel: usb 2-1: Process 28984 (indi_asi_ccd) called USBDEVFS_CLEAR_HALT for active endpoint 0x81
Apr 12 11:27:53 woodstock.pitnet kernel: indi_asi_ccd[28976]: segfault at 35 ip 00007fb5551d4646 sp 00007fb53e442b90 error 4 in libusb-1.0.so.0.3.0[7fb5551ca000+e000]

(I also noticed that the new udev rules no longer contain the chmod to 0666 for ASI devives; but it also crashes when run as root....)
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Running ASI1600mm, ASI120mm mini, EFW, EAF, building from git on RPI4. No issues (anymore).

I did have an issue with the ASI1600mm where it would fail to capture, and the image from the ASI120mm would occationally pop up in the preview instead.
Deleted xml-files from .indi, and set everything up from scratch again. After deleting the xml-files, I saw that the ekos driver setting for both ASI120mm and ASI1600mm were both set to main scope. I set ASI120mm to guide scope, and everything were working again. Not in front of kstars at the moment, so tick boxes could have different names.
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