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  1. Photron, Good to hear there are plans for brickd health reporting in the API. I hope this gets implemented soon. In my priorities, this goes to the top. Whether a system will fall over or not, I am not going to bicker with you over this. I will say, however, that I have seen brickd producing several hundred messages per second and yet respond normally to calls, and that is a showstopper. Best!
  2. Hello Photron, Thanks for taking the time. This is a problem already reproduced and confirmed by your colleague. For your benefit, I have shutdown the system this morning, disconnected all devices, connected the LCD, and booted. Start Brickv, select LCD, and the log starts to flood. This should be fairly easy to reproduce by you. API calls are answered okay, except the system will ultimately become unstable and will no longer boot because it will run out of disk space, I suppose. The real problem, and for me this is a showstopper, is that client-side (through the API), ther
  3. For the record: This bug was fixed with commit c10086f8ca1223715261fa3c4362f6a5e578305a ruby: Fix bool array unpacking.
  4. Hello Erik, The above version appears to fix this bug. The debug code I supplied above reports a correct answer. Cheers,
  5. Hello, Maybe I'm wrong, but I have a suspicion BrickletSegmentDisplay4x7V2#get_segments does not return correct values. I think the Bricklet responds with correct data, but the data is mangled when unpacked. To be precise, when data is unpacked for the first segment (8 values), too much data is slurped so nothing remains for the other 27 values. Here is a quick & dirty debug helper: module Tinkerforge class BrickletSegmentDisplay4x7V2 def debug_get_segments puts ' |.......|.......|.......|.......|.|' puts 'get_segments : ' + get_
  6. Okay, thanks. Good to know. I'll keep the LCD disconnected for the moment, until I hear from you. I might try the brickd downgrade later. Let me know if I can help with testing etc.
  7. This problem has not been solved yet. With LCD 128x64 Bricklet: 4-5 "Message checksum errors" per second, logfile flooded. Without LCD 128x64 Bricklet: no errors. Do you need more time to investigate, or do you need more info from me?
  8. Yes, brickd is 2.4.3: brickd --version 2.4.3 This is on a Pi 3B+. The problem seems to be specifically with the LCD. Brickv (with the LCD tab active) triggers several errors per second. It may be a thing with callbacks? Anything else I can do to solve the LCD problem? (The problem with monitoring brickd health remotely I am parking; I might get back to that later.)
  9. Hello, I have a problem with a brand new LCD 128x64 Bricklet connected to a HAT Brick with a brand new cable. The Bricklet is responding normally to API calls. brickd.log shows thousands of errors like this: 2020-12-18 08:52:06.937629 <E> <bricklet_stack.c:478> Message checksum error (port: G, count: 5721) 2020-12-18 08:52:24.206204 <E> <bricklet_stack.c:478> Message checksum error (port: G, count: 5722) 2020-12-18 08:52:41.476851 <E> <bricklet_stack.c:478> Message checksum error (port: G, count: 5723) 2020-12-18 08:52:58.746923 <E> <b
  10. Very nice project! I like how you installed the electronics behind a transparent panel. I am looking for something similar: a weatherproof case or housing that does not block too much light/UV. Can you share some more information about the dome you are using and the way you installed it? A picture maybe? Do you compensate your measurements somehow for light blocked by the dome? Thanks for any info you can share.
  11. So, I think I found a working solution, which I'll share here in case anyone else runs into the same limitation. Tinkerforge.device_info 2103 => [2103, "LED Strip Bricklet 2.0", ["Tinkerforge::BrickletLEDStripV2", "bricklet_led_strip_v2"]] and my_devices = Tinkerforge.connect.discover Source here.
  12. Hi Photron, Thanks for responding. I am basically just a lazy programmer who likes magic. What I have done so far is write a little bit of Ruby that 1) takes stock of Device descendants. 2) requires one of TF's source-files. 3) takes stock again and compares to (1) to identify any newly defined class. 4) gets DEVICE_IDENTIFIER and DEVICE_DISPLAY_NAME from the newly defined class. 5) Repeats for all source-files. This generates a device_info.txt which maps device_identifier, device class, source-file, and device_display_name. You can use any of these four to look up the other thr
  13. Hello, I have a question about discovery of devices with Ruby. Enumeration supplies the numeric device_identifier for each device, for instance 2103 for a 'LED Strip Bricklet 2.0'. See documentation. Next steps would be to load the file defining the matching class, and to initialize an instance of that class: require 'tinkerforge/bricklet_led_strip_v2' Tinkerforge::BrickletLEDStripV2.new ... In other words, I need the name of the matching class for a '2103 device' and the file which defines that class. Tinkerforge::DEVICE_DISPLAY_NAMES only maps device_identifier to
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