Stephen Wong replied to the topic 'Re:Can I set the default "solver action" in the solver module?' in the forum. 1 month ago

Thank you Eric. This would be a nice-to-have feature so I won't accidentally slew my mount (especially to some wierd position like pointing under the horizon) after platesolve.
Or may be in the UI, consider adding "Ask Me what to do", so this would pops-up, ask the user to make sure it only applies to the UI interactions.
Thanks for considering my suggestions!

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Stephen Wong created a new topic ' Can I set the default "solver action" in the solver module?' in the forum. 1 month ago

Hi everyone,

Can I set the default "Solver Action", like as "Sync" in the Solver module in Ekos?
The reason I'm doing this is that I mostly perform platesolve and sync where the telescope to point to, and then perform a goto to the target.

I was hoping I can set the "Sync" and save it as the default so every time I start Ekos it would start as "Sync" instead of "Slew To".
Thanks!

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Stephen Wong replied to the topic 'My shopping list for my notional Pi 4 SM gadget' in the forum. 3 months ago

If the SSD is just for the storage why don't you consider a USB3 thumb drive?

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Stephen Wong replied to the topic 'New INDI Atik driver - Feedback requested' in the forum. 5 months ago

Guys

I'm still stuck with the horizontal lines in the captured image on my 490ex. I tried to experiment a little bit using different OS and drivers: RPI3, RPI4, Ubuntu 16, 18, 19, Raspbian buster, etc.

Found only when I use cloudmakers Atik driver 1.17 (which is pretty old already) there're no horizontal lines.
When I use Cloudmakers 1.30, libatik (the new driver) both having the horizontal lines, at different position s though.
Short captures like 10 sec the lines are visible after autostretch. At long exposures like 300 sec the lines are not visible but I didn't stack them so I don't know if that'd affect the final output or not.

Can someone help please?

Stephen

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Stephen Wong replied to the topic 'Horizontal lines in captured image atik CCD from indi 3rd party' in the forum. 5 months ago

there's an FAQ in Atik website about the horizontal lines saying it's the USB transfer problem. I'm not sure if this is due to the USB in RPI4 causing this.
I tried ubuntu 19.10 kstars, raspbian. All same in RPI4.
www.atik-cameras.com/question/seeing-occ...lines-image-causing/

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Stephen Wong replied to the topic 'Horizontal lines in captured image atik CCD from indi 3rd party' in the forum. 6 months ago

Guys
I've installed the cloudmakers driver and note the differences on the lines. Two lines instead of 3.
I tried to see if this is a general problem by connecting to ZWO ASI camera and there're no lines in the image when it's taken from ZWO ASI




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Stephen Wong replied to the topic 'New INDI Atik driver - Feedback requested' in the forum. 6 months ago

Sorry for cross-posting
There found a few horizontal lines appearing in the images taken by the latest atik driver: www.indilib.org/forum/ekos/5864-horizont...-indi-3rd-party.html

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Stephen Wong created a new topic ' Horizontal lines in captured image atik CCD from indi 3rd party' in the forum. 6 months ago

I've compiled indi 3rd party from the source code and found that the captured image from my Atik 490ex contains 3 horizontal lines. See screen. This didn't happen in Artemis software nor the ppa distribution.
T

he OS is rapsbian buster. I tried it on both rpi3 and rpi4, same.
Any clues?




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Stephen Wong replied to the topic 'Kstars compiled on rpi4 with raspbian buster...' in the forum. 6 months ago

Thanks I did went to the thread - yet it's kind of long. I managed to build the drivers and make the EKOS works.
I have to build indi-core from source too. Simply apt-get indi-bin would not work - some shared libraries/headers were not installed for building the 3rd party drivers.

Few basic tests: Looping frames in focus module with my Atik, no problem. Connect to Temma2, no problem.

Yet I've found there're 4 horizontal lines at the captured image of my Atik - It may be the driver problem.

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To solve the issue I also build and install indi-core from the source, then build the 3rd party drivers again.

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Stephen Wong created a new topic ' Unable to build 3rd party indi drivers in raspbian buster' in the forum. 6 months ago

Hi everyone,
I was trying to build the 3rd party indi drivers in raspbian buster but I've encounter following errors:
error: ‘ccdBufferLock’ was not declared in this scope

Can somebody help?


pi@raspberrypi:~/Projects/build/indi-atik $ make -j4
[ 25%] Building CXX object CMakeFiles/indi_atik_ccd.dir/atik_ccd.cpp.o
[ 75%] Built target indi_atik_wheel
/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp: In member function ‘bool ATIKCCD::grabImage()’:
/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp:843:10: error: ‘unique_lock’ is not a member of ‘std’
std::unique_lock<std::mutex> guard(ccdBufferLock);
^~~~~~~~~~~
/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp:843:10: note: ‘std::unique_lock’ is defined in header ‘<mutex>’; did you forget to ‘#include <mutex>’?
/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp:30:1:
+#include <mutex>

/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp:843:10:
std::unique_lock<std::mutex> guard(ccdBufferLock);
^~~~~~~~~~~
/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp:843:27: error: ‘mutex’ is not a member of ‘std’
std::unique_lock<std::mutex> guard(ccdBufferLock);
^~~~~
/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp:843:27: note: ‘std::mutex’ is defined in header ‘<mutex>’; did you forget to ‘#include <mutex>’?
/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp:843:40: error: ‘ccdBufferLock’ was not declared in this scope
std::unique_lock<std::mutex> guard(ccdBufferLock);
^~~~~~~~~~~~~
/home/pi/Projects/indi-3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp:843:34: error: ‘guard’ was not declared in this scope
std::unique_lock<std::mutex> guard(ccdBufferLock);

^~~~~
make[2]: *** [CMakeFiles/indi_atik_ccd.dir/build.make:63: CMakeFiles/indi_atik_ccd.dir/atik_ccd.cpp.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/Makefile2:110: CMakeFiles/indi_atik_ccd.dir/all] Error 2
make: *** [Makefile:130: all] Error 2
pi@raspberrypi:~/Projects/build/indi-atik $

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