It's still in early development, and very specific to my setup (I have hardcover folder names); I have yet to test it under fire. I can see it is useful to many people so I will keep working on it over the next few weeks. I recommend you wait a week or two. If you really want to crash EKOS, try this:

indiserver -v -p 8000 indi_sony_a57

Then in EKOS set it to remote: localhost port: 8000

I will put specific instructions in GutHub soon.

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Phil Smith created a new topic ' Can't install custom driver' in the forum. 2 months ago

I have developed a custom driver that works fine when running with

Indiserver -v driver name

But when I install it (confirmed to be in /usr/bin/ and /use/share/indi) EKOS won't start it. I can select it in the list (as long as it is name indi_drivername).

Am I missing something simple?

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I have built a driver that enables me to use my Sony A57 (no remote/usb) in combination with a FTDI bulb cable and a FlashAir WiFi card. This driver is very easily modified for your camera. Actually, since the D5100 and A57 have the same sensor, I think you just need to delete the FlashAir components.

This driver lets me auto focus and frame on a DSLR with no usb tether capabilities. It is still a work in progress, but you are welcome to try it

github.com/StarryJapanNight/indilib_sonya57

If you wait a week, I will make it more generic, with FlashAir being optional.

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