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INDI Library v1.9.8 Released (29 Sep 2022)

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ZWO 2600MC is not working - Crashes consistently after two subs

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Thanks - I'll give it a try tonight. I'm also wondering if it might be related to this FITSView bug mentioned by KNRO - indilib.org/forum/ccds-dslrs/9059-fitsvi...3c-kstars-3-5-2.html
1 year 6 months ago #69081

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Whether it is related to the FITS viewer or not should be easy to test. Simply disable the FITS viewer (in the KStars configuration) and see if that solves the crashes.
Wouter van Reeven

ASI6200MM and 7 slot 2" filter wheel with a SkyWatcher Esprit 80 ED on a SkyWatcher HEQ5-Pro
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1 year 6 months ago #69088

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I just got my ASI2600MC.
Had 4 successful sessions with INDI running on RPI4 (latest SM stable) and KStars/Ekos on Windows client.
No problems.

Tonight, however, I ran into this very problem.
Running everything on RPI4.
After 2-3 frames it crashes consistently with a "unable to allocate memory for temporary bayer buffer: std::bad_alloc" message
Max S.

RPI 4 B (4Gb) with SMate
Askar FRA400, TPO RC6, Nikon D5500 full spectrum (with IDAS D1 clip-in filter).
ASI2600MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MM Mini on ZWO 30F4
ZWO ASI224MC-S on Orion 50 mm f/3.2
ZWO EAF x 2
SW AZ-GTi
SW HEQ5
RST-135
iOptron CEM40G
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1 year 5 months ago #69515

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OK. Disabled Auto Debayer and Adaptive Sampling - all seems to be good now. Ufff...
Going to a dark place on Friday with my mobile setup - first time with ASI2600.
Max S.

RPI 4 B (4Gb) with SMate
Askar FRA400, TPO RC6, Nikon D5500 full spectrum (with IDAS D1 clip-in filter).
ASI2600MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MM Mini on ZWO 30F4
ZWO ASI224MC-S on Orion 50 mm f/3.2
ZWO EAF x 2
SW AZ-GTi
SW HEQ5
RST-135
iOptron CEM40G
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1 year 5 months ago #69518

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Has anyone tested whether 3.5.3 brings back the ability to show debayered images?

Or are we stuck with this on these newer camera’s with larger sensors even though devices like Pi’s have enough extra memory in theory to allow this feature to be used without crashing.
Skywatcher EQ6R / EdgeHD 8" / ZWO 1600MC / 2600MC / ZWO 290mm / 120MM-S / StellarMate
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It should work fine, but remember we're still limited by the 32bit OS. I think that we don't see 64bit OS before the next stable release of Debian.
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I've been having horrible results with EKOS and my ASI2600MC for over a year. I keep hoping software updates will fix it, but all of my imaging sessions are ruined by the PI crashing. I have un-selected debayering in EKOS FITS setup, and it still crashes. Sometimes after taking one frame, sometimes after taking a few.

Very frustrating... I had a ticket opened about this a while back, and some beta fixes were loaded onto my Stellarmate, but it didn't really help.
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1 year 3 weeks ago #75240

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Scott, can you please submit a ticket to Stellarmate? we'll take it from there.
Jasem Mutlaq
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I've not had a chance to test mine with the new release and am also a Stellarmate user for both my Pi's. I'd really like to get back to good it is with camera's like my 1600MC.

Please post back here if that's OK if there is some progress being made.

Thanks, Craig
Skywatcher EQ6R / EdgeHD 8" / ZWO 1600MC / 2600MC / ZWO 290mm / 120MM-S / StellarMate
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Hi Jasem,

You've tried to help me too a number of times over the past year with the exact same issue with ASI2600MC Pro.  Unfortunately still not working here either, always random crashes still - from the debayer error to Kstars just crashing and restarting after a sub is attempted. It's strange that it all appears so random.  Same now too on this latest version - upgraded from new image of recently downloaded 1.5.9 -> 1.6.0 w/KStars Stable release 2021-9-30  (rpi4 8gb)
I wish I could get this to work for me. Any hints?
 
11 months 3 weeks ago #76411

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Please submit a ticket with stellarmate support for this.
Jasem Mutlaq
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11 months 3 weeks ago #76415

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I have the exact problem and seen most of the issues described in this topic with my ZWO ASI 2600MM camera. Using a Pi 4 it crashes quite regularly when imaging. Very, very annoying as I have spent a lot of time over the last couple of months and lost a lot of observing time trying to fix this with new cable and power supplies. Crashing on the second exposure is typical but it can happen at other times.
I have just done an update and went out out tonight and only had one crash taking about 30 images with LRGB filters. Clouded out now and this may be just luck so will test further when weather improves.
I notice disabling the fits viewer is a workaround which I will try next time if crashing persists but it is essential to view the image after it has downloaded for monitoring purposes so this can't be a permanent solution.
Is this problem being worked on? I can do some testing if helpful.
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