[obdgpslogger] Switching to Windows/Cygwin, can't get OBD data

Robert Konigsberg konigsberg at gmail.com
Sat Jul 17 17:22:21 EDT 2010

If it happens again I'll pull up this email and give it a try.

But it won't ever happen again: it's voodoo. (Also I do think it's possible
it's that I used the drivers supplied with the device. :))

On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 5:25 PM, Gary Briggs <chunky at icculus.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 05:17:39PM -0400, Robert Konigsberg wrote:
> > Looks like taking these steps:
> >
> > * installing the OBD software package that comes with the USB device
> > * Running the Windows program
> >
> > Seems to have done the trick.
> >
> > I know #2 seems like a Voodoo step, but I've noticed that obdgui can
> > sometimes not show data, or not start correctly the first time around,
> but
> > work well the second. So it's not unlikely that having another app speak
> to
> > the USB connector works.
> >
> > Of course, I'm talking voodoo, and when people talk voodoo in my products
> I
> > tell them they're crazy.
> I guess it's possible that I fail to parse something because the device
> defaults are odd or something. Which would be an easy bug to fix [early
> on in execution, I send a bunch of commands to the device to configure
> it how I want it. This would just be something to add].
> Can you reliably reproduce this problem?
> Does it still happen after unplugging and replugging the device?
> If so, please could you look at what software you're using and
> see if it posts a serial log?
> Also, could you post a serial log from obdgpslogger for the non-working
> variant?
> Thanks!
> Gary (-;
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Robert Konigsberg
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