A guy on the forum is reporting that he gets this when trying to boot with the rtai kernel on hardy:
udevd-event: run_program: '/sbin/modprobe' abnormal exit
anyone see that before?
hmm, looks like he got it to boot, but is having other problems: http://www.linuxcnc.org/component/option,com_kunena/Itemid,20/func,view/catid,9/id,526/lang,en/#528
that message makes it look like the device containing his root filesystem isn't supported by the rtai kernel. it may not be easy (or even possible) to fix.
if he's on sata maybe he could try pata, or the other way around
or a different computer
I'm really impressed by my baldor servo motors
been trying to demagnitize one for months now, can't do it
i have an question
go ahead and ask, I don't know if I will have an answer, but others might.
where can I get the kernel source for the rtai-patched kernel that comes with the emc live cd?
[01:46:23] <geo01005_home__> https://www.rtai.org/
is that was you are looking for?
the patched linux source
i installed the livecd
what are you trying to do?
i'm trying to install a data acquisition driver (called comedi)
that requires the source of the currently running kernel to install
you need the linux-headers package. It should have the same version number as your kernel
yeah i have the headers installed
so i have the package linux-headers-2.6.24-16-rtai installed
but i'm looking for a hypothetical package linux-source-2.6.24-rtai
there exists a linux-source-2.6.24 package
[01:53:56] <DaViruz> http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl?RtaiSteps
on how to patch the vanilla kernel sources with rtai
I see. I think what you need might be here: http://linuxcnc.org/hardy/dists/hardy/base/source/
yeah i think the latter is what i want
hey another quick question
there's a couple files which look almost the same
which one do I want?
:) I don't know! The size on number 2 looks awfully large...
ok i'll just try the one with the 4 since that's the highest number
that would be my first try...
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dialup sucks far more than i rember it
when I create a local branch there is an option "Update Existing Branch: No, Fast Forward Only, and Reset" What does that mean?
bjt-plasma: I'm not familiar with that message.
it is in git gui
do you have changes you haven't commited?
for anything. I'm wondering if there are changes in your working directory and git want's to know what to do with them?
i don't know though...
let me look
I don't see any
mozmck: this was from a window to create a new branch from git gui
I can tell you this much: that option is shown regardless of whether you have local changes
I see. just a thought.
I can't figure out what it does, though. It doesn't seem to correspond to any of the flavors of 'git branch'.
I just left it at the default setting when I created the local branch
the git stash is for when I'm working on something on master but not ready to commit it but want to pull?
* bjt-plasma is off to work
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hi, i have a question. i recently bought the HobbyCNC EZ Driver kit from HobbyCNC and got it working. When i go to test the motors useing the setup wizard in EMC, the motors work fine. When i go to run a g-code program in the actual program, the motors do nothing. Please Help!
Hi, I bought the HCNC EZ Driver Board and got it put together. When I go to set the controller up in EMC (using the wizard), the motors turn when I test them, but when I try to run a g-code program, the motors do nothing. The only thing I get from them is the ocasional twitch and they make the noise like they normally would. Please help.
acceleration set too fast
natetherobot: what version of emc are you running?
ah now I figured out E-stop
hmm going for solid :)... but mach3 ugh
look again - he just posted some more pictures
his rotary looks serious
archivist: whats the problem with mach3?
apart from windows....
it's pretty stupid to use it for servos, since it has no way of using feedback
and for 4-axis work, it has no kinematics, so it can only use G-code which is explicitly made for the machine on which it will be run
someone wouldn't want to write an enformed reply would they? http://www.cnczone.com/forums/showthread.php?p=638462#post638462
plus emc can do rigid tapping :)
The thing that people seem to complain the most about emc over mach is a). no screen editor b). emc is hard to setup. 3). It is linux and linux is complicated.
b and 3 are just people being lazy ;)
mach3 needs an addon box for anything like realtime and the one being made has problems, so a little birdy tells me
a is lazy too, that's why jesus invented python ;-)
it's not an informed response, but I'm pretty sure the existing hexapod kins can't deal with a variax-type machine
SWPadnos: but a new kins could be created.. I assume.
there are 6 attachment points on the top and bottom, so it's overconstrained
if someone wanted to do the math
sure, G&L made one, so the problems must be solvable
hi alex_joni, how's your kid?
teach him C yet? :-P
we'll start with BASIC :P
that borders on child abuse ;-)
the variax is a cool machine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TowJZQi-qY
I wonder about the energy expended lifting the top half
s/basic/python/ then he can customize emc for you
alex_joni, looks like Blender to me, but I could be wrong :)
alex_joni: It's the LOGO of python
alex_joni: It's got robots too!
10% off plus free shipping for $99 orders from enco
does anyone care about these? I'll stop the monthly updates if no.
cradek: You should put them in the topic actually
the topic is not a blog or bulletin board
it should say what the topic of the channel is
No really, everyone likes a good deal
sure, but that's not the place
it's common spot, not a bg deal
SWPadnos: I'd like to see it do 90 degrees
the video kinda sucks
and it was very quiet
@skunkworks639 i am using version 2.2
SWPadnos: You know that HDHR I have? I'm able to pause liveTV in VLC 1.0.0
natetherobot: I think there was quite a few bug fixes between 2.2 and 2.3.. You might want to get the latest version
ok, but how do i install the newer version, i'm fairly new to Linux?
* skunkworks639 introduces natetherobot to the wiki :)
[17:58:15] <skunkworks639> http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl?UpdatingTo2.3
wiki - natetherobot.. natetherobot - wiki.
jepler: any pictures?
skunkworks639: no, I haven't touched zenbot in a few days
skunkworks639: next week, maybe (I'm out of town for the weekend)
good night all
archivist u about OM?
ah can i pick yr brain a sec about G01 and G00
just ask and any can answer
ok cool, I'm using a G01 zblah to retract the Z followed immediatly by a G00 Xblah, but EMC seems to blend the moves so Z comes up and near the stop X starts moving
i noticed this the other day as the cutter hit the job, is this a normal behavious
read about the trajectory planner and g61 for exact path mode
ahh ok so i could change my G00 to G61, ok I'll have a read
set path control mode .....
yeah G61 looks like what I need, just need to see if I can tell my cam s/w to use it
How does one make a bash file with a iterative loop?
I want to do repetative (sp) raw writes
maybe a hundred or so.
Goslowjimbo: for i in 1 2 3; do echo $i; done
OK. I was trying a for next loop before.
or even better, put the addresses and data values in a separate file (or a "here file"), and then use a while loop to iterate over them
Is it possible to also put a delay in?
in seconds, but it can be a decimal, so sleep 0.1 will be around 0.1 second
fantastic. What I'm trying to do is get a bunch of raw writes in the theory that my old scope would be able to see it.
see here for the exact syntax of a loop over a file: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/programming-9/bash-read-entire-file-line-in-for-loop-240016/
your old fixed scope? :)
I put a 20 amp fuse in place of the 1/2 amp fuse, and the scope works. Stinks a little, and probably wont work long, but it works.
ummm - yah ;)
keep fire extinguisher handy
hi could i ask what do people use to get the code to use inemc2 im having problems finding an "easy" solution for likes of writing etc
see wiki and the cam page
i went through them but most seam to use the scan technique where it scans the over the entire pice dropping to etch the parts it needs
what are you making
Itsmee, if you find a good answer, tell me too.
seb_kuzminsky: There is a Wiki on making bit files in EMC. Have you seen this, and is it accurate?
i found a great little plugin for skencil to do the line drawings i make for the guy helping but it wont work on fonts:(
I've played with hp2xx a little, it has a gcode output mode.
it's probably good enough for simple engraving.
basically im making some sign as such for schools who have disabled children like saying touch and smell etc to enhance there senses and its the writing im having probs with
ok ill keep searching see what i can come up with
Itsmee, did you see cradeks ttt
with hp2xx you can go inkscape->hpgl->gcode
[21:25:13] <archivist> http://www.timeguy.com/cradek/truetype
archivist you are a god and i reallly must buy you a beer
* archivist is thirsty
archivist if your in the uk i seriously will buy you a beer thats just what i need
hmm east midlands
lol not too far yorkshire
Sunny Swadlincote southe derbyshire
are you a certain watchmaker up there?
no no im just a linux and emc noob that needs help lol if i could afford a cnc machine i would be churning out tons of stuff
are there is someone near you then
wouldnt surprise me ya know what yorkswhire folk are like were tight with our money if we can do it ourselves lol
ok now i am being a noob i already have ttt installed but where do you go to use it it aint in the applications menu
ttt "Hello World" > hw.ngc
truetype-tracer "Hello World" > hw.ngc
is there a gui for it?
one day I will finish my version of it to do V form carved letters
whoa you made that
started...made is a little strong
well tbh im quite a noob with linux and emc2, microshaft software im kewl with so all this is new and tbh quite im pressive so far
edit the output and you will see scale and other fiddles at the beginning
lol that is just what i needed
right time for bed ty archivist you a star
I have to drive home first :)