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[wxsig] Still looking for solution :-(

Will Beals will at beals5.com
Thu Nov 23 04:14:32 UTC 2006


The T238 should not be crashing at all!  My goal is to have something
reliable enough to put in a remote location without fear of having to go
reset it.

BTW, this is why I prefer folk use the reflector for T238 issues, sharing
the information is good.

Rasputin, I will send the test code to you too to see if it avoids your


-----Original Message-----
From: Rasputin Novgorod [mailto:priapulus at yahoo.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 1:28 PM
To: will at beals5.com; TAPR Weather Station SIG Mailing List
Subject: RE: [wxsig] Still looking for solution :-(

--- Will Beals <will at beals5.com> wrote:

> Bill:
> I spent some time looking at the humidity code this evening.
> I do have a couple of pieces of code where I could get into an
> loop.  When I ask the DS2438 to do an A/D conversion, I go into a 
> polling mode waiting for it to say it is done.  I do not have any way 
> of breaking out of those loops.  If for some external reason the 
> DS2438 cannot complete the conversion, the T238 will hang instead of 
> simply reporting an error and moving on.
> This may or may not be the problem, but is clearly an exposure. 

My new T238+ goes for two or three days and then crashes. The display
freezes, and the light stops blinking. I also have the X1W1 and X1W2 boards.
The reset button fixes it.
Perhaps the same bug?


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