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INDI Library v1.7.9 Released (23 Jun 2019)

INDI Library v1.7.9 is mostly a maintenance release to fix a few bugs in several drivers.

Yikes! Major problem tonight

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Yikes! Major problem tonight was created by PK

I upgraded to 3.3.2 and then took off for the weekend to my very dark here in Uganda.

I set up my equipment (ASI 1600mm) as usual, aligned, fucused and acquired a guidesrar with my Lodestar x2. All was well and it behaved as before.

But then every time I started an exposure, the guidecamers and main camera stopped working!!!

This is a very new development and I have seen this before. It requires me to power down and reboot before I could use either camera. I could take images without guiding and it worked great. I could guide without taking pictures, and that too worked well. But if I turn in autoguiding and then try to start a photo sequence with the main camera, both cameras stopped working! This has never happened before. :(

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William Optics Star71
ASI 1600Mm Pro
Moonlight motorfocus
LodeStar X2 and ZWO OAG
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Replied by Spartacus on topic Yikes! Major problem tonight

Hi PK

Are you using the internal guider or PhD2?
If it is the internal one I would post a log file as it is easier to track down the issues. I recently upgraded to 3.3.2 and all seems to be working OK but I am using PhD2 for guiding.
The weather is awful at the moment so cannot check it out but I will post if the internal is not working when we get clear skies.

Mike
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Replied by PK on topic Yikes! Major problem tonight

Oops, sorry for typos. It was 2am and I was trying to warm up in my sleeping bag. Not a good time to time to type on a phone.

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William Optics Star71
ASI 1600Mm Pro
Moonlight motorfocus
LodeStar X2 and ZWO OAG
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Replied by maxthebuilder on topic Yikes! Major problem tonight

Same happened to me. Everything was working fine at home with Windows client and RPI Stellarmate server.
However, two nights ago, when I went out to a remote location running everything on RPI - Ekos wouldn't save images.
Both cameras, primary and guide.
Previews, looping, guiding were OK.
Just when it need to save an image (first in the sequence) it would "failed to save image to such and such folder".
Changed "save to" folder - didn't help.
Came back home - same story.
Changed the folder several times more and all of a sudden it started to work!
Max S.
RPI 3 B+ with Stellarmate OS.
Nikon D5300. 180 mm f/2.8 antique Nikon lens. Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8.
AT72EDII refractor. ASI1600MC Pro. ZWO ASI294MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MC-S on ZWO 30F4 MiniScope.
SW AZ-GTi mount in EQ mode.
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Replied by knro on topic Yikes! Major problem tonight

That's probably the cfitsio complaining about path name. I tried on Linux now and it has no issues with spaces and such.

Do you remember how the folders that "worked" differed from the other problematic folders?
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Replied by PK on topic Yikes! Major problem tonight

Mine didn't just not save, both the ASI1600 and the Lodestar guide camera froze. Both worked fine until I tried to take an image while guiding. Then both camera locked up. I disconnected the Lodestar from the ASI1600MM USB port and connected it direct to the computer. Same thing happened.

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William Optics Star71
ASI 1600Mm Pro
Moonlight motorfocus
LodeStar X2 and ZWO OAG
DewBuster
NANO PC-T4
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