Hi Jim,

Yes, I know copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/xsnrg/, of course :)

All my Raspberry PIs run under Fedora.
This distro works really fine on PIs, i've been using it for years, and I love setting up my network both the old way AND with nmcli) ...

That would be nice to have those 'bleedings' (with the appropriate fedora-repoxx) under Raspberry Pi..

Last time I checked, I dindn't find them.

- Marc

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For what it's worth, my own experience :

SW EQ6-R Pro (eqmod)
ASI1600mm Pro
ASI290mm
ZWO EAF
ZWO EFW

Every hardware on a Raspberry Pi3 running Fedora. ASI290mm + ZWO EFW on the hub of the 1600mm
EQ6 and ZWO EAF on the others USB ports.

Kstars on a distant laptop, WIFI connected to the Pi under Fedora 33.
Every thing built from scratch, latest git (2021-04-10)

Everything works fine. Absolutely no problem detected (?)

Just one thing, I had to add the famous line giving some more memory to my own
/usr/lib/udev/rules.d/99-astro.rules

<


# Add some memory for ASI cameras
ACTION=="add", ATTR{idVendor}=="03c3", RUN+="/bin/sh -c '/bin/echo 256 >/sys/module/usbcore/parameters/usbfs_memory_mb'"

# EQMod Mount
SUBSYSTEM=="tty", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0403", ATTRS{idProduct}=="6015", ATTRS{serial}=="EB30E0KY", MODE="0666", SYMLINK+="ttyUSB.EQ6-Marco"
SUBSYSTEM=="tty", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0403", ATTRS{idProduct}=="6015", ATTRS{serial}=="EB46CW9V", MODE="0666", SYMLINK+="ttyUSB.EQ6-Greg"
>

I need it for the planetary software FireCapture which, by the way JASEM, is fully compatible with INDI, both the Linux AND the Windows versions.
(Starting with 2.7beta-02)

A new add to your list of compatible softwares.

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'RTC module - want to get a good one' in the forum. 2 months ago

Have been using these for several months now, one of the Pis being used as a replacement. After 2 months without pluggin it, the clock is still accurate time and date...
Just a few seconds drift.

www.amazon.com/DS3231-Precision-Memory-A...id=1616597955&sr=8-1

Use :
modprobe rtc-ds3232
echo ds3232 0x68 > /sys/class/i2c-adapter/i2c-1/new_device

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 9 months ago

Hi,

As for me the problem was with the "Mojave Icon Theme". So I reverted to the genuine Icon theme, reinstalled the Mojave Theme and reverted again. The problem was solved.

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 10 months ago

El Corazon wrote:

Marc2b wrote: El Corazon says :

[2020-07-19T21:17:09.536 CDT INFO ][ org.kde.kstars.indi] - iOptron CEM60 : "[WARNING] Cannot unpark mount when dome is locking. See: Dome Policy in options tab. "

Just as the message says, go to the indi panel/your mount/options and simply click "Dome Ignored". Save and reload and you're done. ;)

- Marc



Done that, of course, but have been unable to test since it is cloudy again now. But if that is all that is required for fixing it, then that's easy enough, of course. Can you confirm, that that is all that's required, Marc? Doug's experience suggested something else.

Jo


Hi Jo,

If your nights are cloudy you can verify it works with the indi_simulator_telescope driver (Telescope Simulator in the profile editor )

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'how do I setup 2 different guiders?' in the forum. 10 months ago

alacant wrote: Hi everyone
Internal EKOS guider.

I am currently using a zwo120mm on a 60mm f4 guide telescope for my sw130pds.

How do I make a profile and then switch to using a sw250p which uses a zwo120mini in an OAG?

Is there any way I can have<em> per profile</em> guide settings? Dither etc?

Cheers and TIA,
Steve


Open the Ekos panel, go to the mount tab. Select a new config ' Config #2/3'. Copy the same telescope values then put the new values in the guiding part of the form.
Click 'Save Telescope Info' and you're done. Now just switch between the configs by selecting 'Config #' when necessary.

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 10 months ago

Now, my own problems :

1/ I'm using Kstars with the dark theme "Black Body". When I quit and then restart, the soft comes back with an incomplete white menu and I have to set my theme again.
it is very unpleasant when you're in the dark and have your vision adapted because of the crude white light.

2/ I have 2 problems with indiwebmanager. (The last version including agent)

- I can't change the user from the default 'root' or it refuses my connection.
- If

I connect through indiweb, the indiserver and drivers are launched but everything stalls then. I'can't even unpark my mount.
If I start manually the indiserver and the drivers through an ssh cnx, everything works fine.

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 10 months ago

El Corazon says :

[2020-07-19T21:17:09.536 CDT INFO ][ org.kde.kstars.indi] - iOptron CEM60 : "[WARNING] Cannot unpark mount when dome is locking. See: Dome Policy in options tab. "

Just as the message says, go to the indi panel/your mount/options and simply click "Dome Ignored". Save and reload and you're done. ;)

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'EQ6R-Pro and PEC' in the forum. 12 months ago

Well, a picture is always better ... :)
Here's a typical autoguiding session : EQ6-R Pro + PEC + internal autoguiding. The scope is a 80/400 f/5 with an ASI290mm on top of a C11. Used for galaxies hunting.
Polar Align is **ESSENTIAL**.

- Marc



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Marc replied to the topic 'Serial Timeout with Moonlite Focuser' in the forum. 1 year ago

Chris wrote :

"The sad thing is that it's easier to do this using a protocol that suits the Arduino and is more resilient. "

You have something in mind ? Any siggestion ? I'm starting to think I'd better wrote it myself. I'm not a lazy man and I have some experience on the subject. ( But not with the Arduino .)
Any advice welcome as long as I can write it in C.

- Marc

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