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Unable to start RTL AIS service after unistall and reinstall of the SDR VHF module

After reinstalling the SDR VHF module there is no openplotter-rtl_ais.service file. If I uninstall again the module the log shows:

Uninstalling pyrtlsdr-0.2.92:
  Successfully uninstalled pyrtlsdr-0.2.92
Failed to stop openplotter-rtl_ais.service: Unit openplotter-rtl_ais.service not loaded.
Failed to disable unit: Unit file openplotter-rtl_ais.service does not exist.

Tried to install manually all packages listed in the log when installing the module but it looks like I'm (and the GUI) missing the one that contains the service file.

Searched with apt-file search with no luck.

Anyone has a clue on what happend?

Thanks and regards,

the error seems to be in the SDR module. When selecting AIS, both the install and uninstall buttons are greyed out. I supose that is the install function that downloads and installs the required packages for the service to be correctly installed and loaded.

May someone that has the install option not greyed out for AIS in the SDR module post me which packages are installed? They are shown in the log when installing.

Thank you and kind regards,

solved the issue. Just recreated the service file manually with it's original contents:

cat /etc/systemd/system/openplotter-rtl_ais.service
Description = Decode AIS received by rtl-sdr and send as NMEA 0183 to UDP port audit.service
ExecStart=/usr/bin/rtl_ais -d $sdraisdeviceindex -p $sdraisppm -g $sdraisgain -P $sdraisport


After that the service can be managed through the SDR VHF GUI application.


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