Yep - that seems to have fixed it for me.....

Phil

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FYI, the Virtualbox config does not change.... just when I run 3.3.6 all works... 3.3.7 (my recompile and the latest download) crashes when the ccd_simulator connects

Phil

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I decided I wanted to try the newer stuff in Kstars 3.3.7 (especially the new ASTAP Astrometry...

I have :
- Windows 10
- Visual Studio Comunity 2017
- followed instructions for installing & building KDE from windows Here
-Finally, ran

craft kstars

then
craft --run kstars

SCreen fires up fine & all runs great...

BUT when I try to connect to a virtualbox Ubuntu, with the latest build of INDI on it, the ccd_simulator crashes... no matter what debug I turn on, I do not get any meaningful output in the logs at all - just the telescope_simulator and ccd_simulator connects but then BOOM... kstars exists!

I tried the stock 3.3.6 install & it works perfectly.... any suggestions or pointers?

Addendum:
I just noticed 3.3.7 is available from the kstars download - I get the same issue with that one too!

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'Lakeside Focuser Firmware Version' in the forum. 5 days ago

Glen,
Once connected to INDI, you should not put the hand controller back into manual mode.... the controller & INDI should be used either/or.... not together - that is one of the pieces of advice Peter gave me at the start & I should have made that clear in any documents....

I did not fully test the implemented preset modes via INDI as I never needed them.... typically, I have left the focuser at the last position.... then let the autofocuser handle things the next time.... my filters are not far from each other so is never a problem...

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'Lakeside Focuser Firmware Version' in the forum. 5 days ago

Glen,
I have never used a goto preset.... tbh, I don't see the point when INDI does a great job with the auto focusing....

I can take a look after I get back from holiday... just for completeness... but I strongly suggest you just try the auto focus routine.... even with a good stepper as the Lakeside, there is often sufficient slippage to allow for a number of steps difference each forward/backward motion.

If the basic movements / goto steps is not working the I may need to contact Peter to see what differences there are with the USB lakeside...

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'Lakeside Focuser Firmware Version' in the forum. 1 week ago

Ok... no probs, Glen.... let us know how you get on...

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'Lakeside Focuser Firmware Version' in the forum. 1 week ago

Hi Glen,
I originally wrote the Lakeside driver with input from the designer, Peter Chance.

I am not a C programmer per say, but learned enough to get the driver working with my setup which obvisouly included the temperature sensor - later, Peter allowed the code to be submitted to the INDI repository.

I am on holiday at the moment, but can take a look at the code when I get back if you like?

Regards,
Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'KStars crashes repeatedly - FITS-viewer associated?' in the forum. 4 months ago

As a follow-up...

The master-87 build (22-Jul) works for me - no crashes.... as soon as I tried with the 3.3.2 build, BOOM!

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'KStars crashes repeatedly - FITS-viewer associated?' in the forum. 4 months ago

I am having the crashing issue with the fitsviewer enabled on windows... sometimes with it disabled... I was using V3.3.2 from the normal download....

When I use the nightly build (I tried tonight with kstars-master-87-windows-msvc2017_64-cl.exe ) & if fitsviewer disabled, the sequence works fine..

When I have finished tonight's sequence I may be able to test some more....

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'New iOptron CEM60 ....' in the forum. 7 months ago

My mount is set to park at a custom position - I just hit the "Park" button in Ekos control...

Phil

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