For anyone interested, I have placed two versions of the script I use to get Davis WeatherLink Live data to a form usable by Weather Watcher on my Github

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You can check the status of the driver packages you use on Launchpad .  Look for a date in May (e.g., 202105....).  If the latest is still in April, it hasn't completed the rebuild.

It is, indeed, a PITA that launchpad is working so slowly.

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I have successfully run ~23 hours using Weather Watcher and my script.  See image

 



I'll work up python script specifically for the Davis WeatherLink Live to use with Weather Watcher.  Hopefully, I'll have that up sometime this week.

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I'm in the process of doing a longer term test.

I get data from my WeatherLink Live via a python script and write data to multiple web pages and an InfluxDB database. I modified the script to create a specific file accessible on my LAN for Weather Watcher to get its readings.

I'll post if I see any instabilities with this approach.

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I have a permanent pier which only holds the mount between astrophotography sessions.  That is, the scope, computer and all but the mount electronics come in after every session.  Among the electronics is a Unihedron SQM which is monitored and MPSAS values saved in the FITS header of each image.

I also have a Davis weather station which I monitor with my personal RPi based solution.  I see how I can add the data to allow weather monitoring in EKOS/INDI with the Weather Watcher driver.

Since I don't have any automation needs tied into the Weather Watcher, what value will I get out of this operation other than to be able to go to the appropriate INDI tab to see the current conditions?  Is anything, e.g., the ambient temperature added to the FITS header?

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Jasem,

Please take the following as progress feedback.

I trust that all the 20.10 and 20.04 indi packages (and 21.04?) will be regenerated. Today, I found that indi-bin, libindi-data and libindi1 had been updated. That was insufficient to resolve the issue on the laptop which has only been updated with the binaries.

As pawel-soja indicated on github, if I recompile indi and all its libraries, including 3rd party, everything seems to be working OK.

Richard

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Richard Beck replied to the topic 'ZWO EFW not Connecting' in the forum. 3 months ago

Yes, I did a "sudo make install". I also built and installed libasi and re-built and re-installed indi-asi. No change.

Can you confirm your EFW is a human interface device (hid)? Do you have any udev rules for asi devices?

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Richard Beck replied to the topic 'ZWO EFW not Connecting' in the forum. 3 months ago

I needed to create a make directory within build. After that, I was able to compile indi-asi, but the EFW still wasn't being recognized.

For what it's worth, here is the setup I'm testing:
  



All the usb devices show as connected via the light on the hub and "lsusb -vv".

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Richard Beck replied to the topic 'ZWO EFW not Connecting' in the forum. 3 months ago

I have a flat screen set up with the cameras, filter wheel, etc. connected. That's where I saw the EFW tab wasn't present. I have also connected only the EFW for testing.

I have tried to compile the drivers, but it has been a long time since I compiled them. I first tried a pull to update, and when that didn't work, I deleted the directory entirely and cloned the stable repository. I'm still getting this message:This was after following the following instructions from github:
I don't recall how I got this sorted before.  Any help in getting this sorted will be welcome.

Thanks,

Richard

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Richard Beck replied to the topic 'ZWO EFW not Connecting' in the forum. 3 months ago

Yes, both machines are amd64 architecture.

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Richard Beck replied to the topic 'ZWO EFW not Connecting' in the forum. 3 months ago

Tried purging indi-full and reinstalling. I also tried purging libasi and indi-asi. Neither made a difference,

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Richard Beck created a new topic ' ZWO EFW not Connecting' in the forum. 3 months ago

After the recent  upgrade in KStars (and EKOS & INDI), I have been unable to connect INDI to my ZWO EFW.  Using dmesg, I see the EFW is being connected as a human input device (/dev/hidraw1 on two different Kubuntu 20.10 machines).  I have libasi 1.15~202104270100~ubuntu20.10.1 and indi-asi 1.9~202104270208~ubuntu20.10.1 on both amd64 machines.

I would appreciate any help I can get.

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Jasem,

ASI CCDs are working nicely since the rebuild. My ZWO EFW isn't connecting although all indications, including "lsusb | grep ZWO" show it as present.

Should I move this issue to another thread?

Thanks,

Richard

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I upgraded my kstars and indi using the stable PPA today.  I wanted to take some flats using my ASI camera and filter wheel.  The ASI driver crashed, and I found that the version of indi-asi that I have is 1.9~202103012012~ubuntu20.10.1.  indi-asi and indi-asi-dbg are the only drivers shown in an apt search not dated 20210425.

Looking at PPA Listing , I see that indi-asi - 1.9~202104252351 failed to build for all supported Ubuntu versions and most (if not all) architectures.  There are some other drivers which failed to build for some architectures and/or some Ubuntu versions.

Do we have an estimated time for these issues to be resolved?

Thanks,

Richard

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