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another beta image release
Hi Sean,

I got it now. To place the file in the build folder to /usr/locale/lib/opencpn/ was the key.

After playing around with this I can confirm, that the invisible gain-setting issue (and the other invisible settings) seems to be corrected.

The build from source had no effect to the tacking function. Still not work as described before.
From pypilot plugin and enabled AP pressing the tack button in the plugin then the waiting time counts down then the AP just disengaged. Nothing more.

Is the tacking function programmed in the pypilot plugin or in the pypilot server?

I have not managed to work on tacking function for more than 1 year and it has not been a priority.

my list of things to work on is growing at least as fast as I can manage... I'm hoping tacking as well as a jibe function can be investigated in the next few weeks, but for now unfortunately, yes it's broken.

Sean, I understand your time problem, believe me.
I just want to report the result after I build the pypilot plugin from source for a raspberry pi with Buster and OpenCpn 5.2.4

I´ve now more problems with my IMU and to understand it. But this is an other theme.

Best regards

I would check your gyro output and ensure they are near zero when resting... Also ensure you can recalibrate the accelerometers and compass sensors. Ensure all 3 axes of each sensor is working. Once it works, rotating by 90 degrees should change the compass reading not worse than 80-100 degrees in all cases (usually very close to 90)
(2020-10-30, 04:03 PM)seandepagnier Wrote: I want to support much more in learning pilots and of course tacking and jibing, but it's taking a while.

Some interesting seemingly cutting edge ideas with regard to self-learning pilot here it sure made my brain buzz.

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