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Ekos crashes with QHY alongside Zwo Asi

1 month 1 week ago
Dirk Tetzlaff
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Ekos crashes with QHY alongside Zwo Asi #60065
I am having a persistent problem with running my QHY5III178 alongside ZWO devices (ASI2600MC is worst, problem occurs also in connection with ASI290MC and ASI Filterwheel).
Once I have my QHY camera running alongside any Zwo device it is only a question of time, until ekos crashes. Even if I only activate my Zwo camera in Firecapture, and have no active instance of Zwo in indi, ekos will crash. Log file is attached, but as far as I can tell, the log just stopped at the point of the crash.
I always had one little problem with my QHY: the video stream would not work. The window would open, even show a fps number, but would just remain black. I did not make much of it, as I mainly use my QHY for guiding, and the looping function and the single exposure function always worked as they are supposed to. As long as I operated the QHY with my Canon EOS the system appeared to be stable. When I tried to connect a Zwo filterwheel I would have crashes quite often at the start, but if I used the filterwheel only in oacapture, it would run ok. Now I have a Zwo ASI 2600MC and I just can´t get this camera to work reliably in parallel to the QHY. Running the 2600 alongside a Zwo 290MC is no problem at all.
My system is based on an astroberry running on Pi4. astroberry is most recent version.
Does anybody else have similar problems ? Any hints to get the system stable ?
Many thanks
Dirk
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1 month 1 week ago
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Ekos crashes with QHY alongside Zwo Asi #60082

ASI6200 and filter wheel with a SkyWatcher Esprit 80 ED on a SkyWatcher HEQ5-Pro
ASI1600MM-Pro Cooled and filter wheel with an 8" TS Ritchey-Chrétien on a SkyWatcher EQ6-R

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1 month 1 week ago
knro
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Ekos crashes with QHY alongside Zwo Asi #60102
If logs are turned off completely, it's also an issue? Appears that the QHY logging is extreme and that might cause issues.

Jasem Mutlaq
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How to Submit Logs when you have problems?
Add your observatory info
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1 month 1 week ago
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Ekos crashes with QHY alongside Zwo Asi #60103
I will try that ASAP.

Thanks.

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1 month 1 week ago
knro
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Ekos crashes with QHY alongside Zwo Asi #60135
If you update SM OS now (assuming you switch to nightly), you should see the new KStars package with this fix.

Jasem Mutlaq
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How to Submit Logs when you have problems?
Add your observatory info
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