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INDI Library v1.9.9 Released (30 Nov 2022)

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CANON DSLR stopped working, incomplete connection

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OK, thanks for your feedback. I'll test tonight and let you know.
3 years 10 months ago #33557

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Hi,

I have tested as suggested, the driver is not crashing and it ends up in the usual yellow state, and gdb only reports the same information that is dumped to the indi log:

2019-01-12T11:04:05: Driver indi_canon_ccd: Number of cameras detected: 1.
2019-01-12T11:04:05: Driver indi_canon_ccd: Detected camera model Canon EOS 1100D on port usb:001,017

I attach an screenshot to show what happens in ekos and in the console



Is there a quick way to check with gdb where the driver is stuck? (sorry, my c programming skills are almost forgotten and rusty ...)

Thanks
3 years 10 months ago #33601
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One solution is to reinstall the driver:
sudo apt-get install -y --reinstall indi-gphoto

You can send me a private message with TeamViewer details and I can login to check it out remotely as well as a last resort.
Jasem Mutlaq
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3 years 10 months ago #33603

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Hi,

I reinstalled the driver and same behaviour.

As mentioned before, I suspect that this has something to do with some change in the hw (power, etc), that cause the hanging of the driver, since a fresh reinstall of OS + kstars + INDI has not solved the issue. So I have switched to use a rasppi + ubuntu mate 16.04 and everything is working perfectly (I was using the netbook for the superior disk capacity / USB / screen capabilities wrt the rasppi)

Thus it is not necessary that you spend time connecting remotely to solve the issue, I imagine you have enough tasks on hand already. Many thanks for offering anyway.

If I happen to find out the root cause of this I'll let you know.

Thanks
Pepe
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3 years 10 months ago #33686

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Hi,

Thank you for posting you reply.
I am facing exactly the same problem.
I found it on different topics on this forum but each time without a real answer.
I still can't connect my Canon 1300D to Ekos.
Did you find a way to correct this ?

Thanks in advance !
3 years 9 months ago #34860

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Hi,

I am facing exactly the same problem.
Is the only answer to reinstall a different version of ubuntu ?
I tried all the reinstall proposed on different posts of this forum ... But it still don't work ... I am still having the yellow connection sign.

Did anybody found a working solution in the end ?

Many thanks in advance !!
3 years 9 months ago #34861

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Try this:
sudo apt-add-respository ppa:mutlaqja/libgphoto2
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade
Jasem Mutlaq
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3 years 9 months ago #34864

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Hi,

Thank's Jasem,
I already tried this and retried but without result ...

Any other good idea ?

Thaknk's in advance !
3 years 9 months ago #34946

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James:

Your webpage of libgphoto2-bleeding in launchpad.net/~mutlaqja/+archive/ubuntu/libgphoto2 stated :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mutlaqja/libgphoto2
sudo apt-get update

Command of "apt-add-respository" did not work.

Anthony LEE
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It might help if you would explain how it didn't work? Command not found? Other reason? Please let us know so we can try to help you.
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hkastronomy,
It's just one "s" that doesn't need to be in repository ... That's why it doesn't work ...

Otherwise I still have the problem even after desinstalling and reinstalling kstars and indi.

So, here I am ...
I am unsing :
Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS
My PC is a :
Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo CPU L2400 @ 1.66GHz
2048 KB RAM

I have a Canon EOS 1300D

I use Kstars Version: 2.9.8
Indi-full is in version: 1.7.6~201812191814~ubuntu16.04.1
Indi-gphoto is in Version: 2.6~201811150004~ubuntu16.04.1

When I am connecting the spot remain in yellow :



Here the log file ...

File Attachment:

File Name: log_20-38-34.txt
File Size:14 KB


If you want more just ask !!

Thanks for for all you help !
3 years 9 months ago #35186
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I had problem with the Canon DSLR driver. Then i used the GPhoto CCD instead. Now it works perfect.
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