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Brent replied to the topic 'NexDome' in the forum. 1 month ago

just checking if anyone is using a nexdome and stellarmate recently ??

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Brent replied to the topic 'Issues or general comments of the new Raspbian Based Stellarmate 1.5.0' in the forum. 1 month ago

knro wrote: Two things:

1. Run this command: <strong>chmod -R u+rwX,go+rX,go-w /home/stellarmate/Pictures</strong>
2. Update to the latest packages as the above issue is resolved already with the latest KStars release available for StellarMate.


ok I did update to 1.5.1 but all of the subs I took last night on 1.5.0 are read protected, will this command change all of those to be readable ??

to run the command I just go to the terminal and enter the command you list in #1 ??

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Brent replied to the topic 'Issues or general comments of the new Raspbian Based Stellarmate 1.5.0' in the forum. 1 month ago

Megiddo wrote: jasem, Love that little video! A great way to show stuff.

I've had my linking working fine for the past year. But with the last release the image 'Directories' are being created with rwxr-xr--x permissions.

All I have to do is at the /Pictures directory... is to run "sudo -R chmod 776 *"


I tried this but I get an error that the R is an invalid option.

as of now every sub has a permission restricting read/write so I can't transfer to my iMac .

any help to solve this is appreciated

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Brent replied to the topic '1.4.6 release - impressions, problems, etc. Please post.' in the forum. 1 month ago

Have you tried the new 1.5.0 release.

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Brent replied to the topic '1.4.6 release - impressions, problems, etc. Please post.' in the forum. 2 months ago

also I can't get plate solving to work for a sub taken the night before to do a load and slew, it always times out. but I can plate solve a new image no problem.

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Brent replied to the topic '1.4.6 release - impressions, problems, etc. Please post.' in the forum. 2 months ago

has anyone gotten through an imaging session with 1.4.6 without it freezing up ??? for the life of me I cannot.

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Brent replied to the topic 'Solver not moving mount enough when slewing to center target.' in the forum. 3 months ago

Lead_weight wrote:

suvowner wrote: did you select differential slewing in options ?


I’ve not changed the default options. How would this effect it?


not sure, only one way to find out. if you hover the cursor over the box for differential slewing it says it works better on some mounts, i.e. paramount if I remember correctly, so it might be worth trying to see if it helps

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Brent replied to the topic 'Solver not moving mount enough when slewing to center target.' in the forum. 3 months ago

did you select differential slewing in options ?

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Brent replied to the topic '1.4.6 release - impressions, problems, etc. Please post.' in the forum. 3 months ago

tried again tonight, and just turned everything on and connected to my devices asi camera/focuser/filterwheel/ioptron and started ekos snd just left it alone waiting to get dark, and about an hour laster kstars was frozen again without doing anything but start it up.......

so frustrating, was hoping to get some more subs on the heart tonight......

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Brent replied to the topic '1.4.6 release - impressions, problems, etc. Please post.' in the forum. 3 months ago

yep that sounds exactly like what I am seeing. I really want to be able to get through zn imaging session with my rpi4 but unfortunately it seems that its just not ready, the freezes render it basically unusable for me right now.

Jaseem, I wonder what is your recommendation for using stellar mate at this stage for full production and imaging ?? do you consider 1.4.6 for the pi4 sd an unstable beta , and not recommended for a real imaging session ?? id 1.4.6 for the pi3 considered stable and useable ?

thanks

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Brent replied to the topic '1.4.6 release - impressions, problems, etc. Please post.' in the forum. 3 months ago

I can't get through more than bout 25 subs with 1.4.6 just freezing. the pi4 is still awake as I can move files from the pictures directory, but kstars just freezes........

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Brent replied to the topic '1.4.6 release - impressions, problems, etc. Please post.' in the forum. 3 months ago

also, this was an interesting read regarding wifi and the pi4.
notenoughtech.com/raspberry-pi/2019-rasp...-network-speed-test/

based on this I decided to use an old apple airport express as an access point and connect it to the pi4 ethernet plug and the pi4 seemed very responsive when using safari browser on my iMac inside to vnc to the pi4 at my telescope outside, otherwise the pi4 5 wifi signal strength was only 1 bar. the pi4 automatically recognized and used the ethernet connection .

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