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Peregrine - The Free, Open Source LPM Interface

Trevor

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Glad you like it!

I added everything I really needed except for one thing - exporting the selection box. I'm pretty sure I won't add enough to justify a fork, and TBH I'm not sure I'll keep developing it at all... my free time keeps shrinking all the time.

OTOH I gree it will be annoying to merge. Have you changed much since the version I used as base?

Your code wasn't that hard, don't worry :)

BTW great work on Peregrine!

Hm... exporting the selection box is a really neat idea!

Let's see.

  • I've changed export to work whenever the user wants.
  • I expanded the OpenLPM protocol.

...actually that's it. I thought there was more. Seems silly to have them bulleted... oh well.

I think I need to go through your code and become better acquainted with it. It's always tough to pick up in someone else's code, but I think I can do it - especially if all your changes are well-received, which I think they will be. I think in the meantime, you should release a beta of it. You could spin off a new thread or I can put it in the OP.

We've just got to make sure the issue I had on my other laptop is fixable. Hopefully it's just my laptop. :p

Sorry to post and run the other day but I only had a short time to mess with it before having to get things ready for the Fourth weekend.

It works pretty well but I have run into where it stops logging half way through a timed graph on multiple occasions. There's an example of it in my 473 review thread. Other than that it runs pretty darned well.

Hm. If you go into the package itself, go to the /data/ folder (I forget the full path) and turn debug mode on in Peregrine.conf. That will give you detailed information about everything that Peregrine is doing. You'll also want to turn on the serial debugger.

If you can reproduce the bug and provide a screenshot of the debug information and a copy of the serial datastream around the time it occurred, that will go a long way toward me getting to the bottom of it. :)

Thanks for helping improve Peregrine!

Trevor
 



LtKernelPanic

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Debug mode is already enabled in the version I have. I can run another test when I get my newest toy tomorrow.
 

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I've been watching this useful thread (among many others on lpf.com:)) for some time now and find the tips for running Peregrine software very helpful.
For now I'm fine to run it under VMWare virtual Windows 7 64bit version. However, I can't seem to get it running properly on my Macbook Retina 13" (OS X 10.8.4). I've googled the pl-2303 driver for Mac OS X on this website:
PL2303 USB to Serial Driver for Mac OS X | Free software downloads at SourceForge.net
but after successful install and reboot it doesn't seem to change a thing:(
I've tried another driver, taken from here:
PL2303 Prolific Driver Installer Ver 1.5.0 / Drivers / Downloads - My Archives
but it won't install at all.

I've tried the trick with command line to no avail either:( Also changing USB ports (there are 2xUSB 3.0 ports) won't lead to a success.

The serial port won't show up for me in Peregrine at all, no matter what I do.

If anyone in this thread has a knowledge of the right drivers (perhaps I've used wrong ones?) or another way how to run Peregrine under Mac OS X 10.8.4 (could be Mountain Lion issue?), please let me know.

Help is much appreciated:)
 

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Hm... exporting the selection box is a really neat idea!

Let's see.

  • I've changed export to work whenever the user wants.
  • I expanded the OpenLPM protocol.

...actually that's it. I thought there was more. Seems silly to have them bulleted... oh well.

I think I need to go through your code and become better acquainted with it. It's always tough to pick up in someone else's code, but I think I can do it - especially if all your changes are well-received, which I think they will be. I think in the meantime, you should release a beta of it. You could spin off a new thread or I can put it in the OP.

We've just got to make sure the issue I had on my other laptop is fixable. Hopefully it's just my laptop. :p

A beta sounds like a great idea! PM me your current version and I'll do the merge, it'll probably be less work for me to add 2 things than the other way around. I could make a thread and after the beta we add it to this OP.

Hope no one else has that issue or that we can fix it :p

I'll have to find a free hosting site to upload it, that link I PM'd you charges me by the MB :/
 

Trevor

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I've been watching this useful thread (among many others on lpf.com:)) for some time now and find the tips for running Peregrine software very helpful.
For now I'm fine to run it under VMWare virtual Windows 7 64bit version. However, I can't seem to get it running properly on my Macbook Retina 13" (OS X 10.8.4). I've googled the pl-2303 driver for Mac OS X on this website:
PL2303 USB to Serial Driver for Mac OS X | Free software downloads at SourceForge.net
but after successful install and reboot it doesn't seem to change a thing:(
I've tried another driver, taken from here:
PL2303 Prolific Driver Installer Ver 1.5.0 / Drivers / Downloads - My Archives
but it won't install at all.

I've tried the trick with command line to no avail either:( Also changing USB ports (there are 2xUSB 3.0 ports) won't lead to a success.

The serial port won't show up for me in Peregrine at all, no matter what I do.

If anyone in this thread has a knowledge of the right drivers (perhaps I've used wrong ones?) or another way how to run Peregrine under Mac OS X 10.8.4 (could be Mountain Lion issue?), please let me know.

Help is much appreciated:)

Hm... I'm running that on my 15" Retina Macbook Pro. Have you tried downloading Processing 2.0b7 and running the code and seeing if it gives you any errors? That might be a good place to start.

A beta sounds like a great idea! PM me your current version and I'll do the merge, it'll probably be less work for me to add 2 things than the other way around. I could make a thread and after the beta we add it to this OP.

Hope no one else has that issue or that we can fix it :p

I'll have to find a free hosting site to upload it, that link I PM'd you charges me by the MB :/

Give me a few days... finalizing something in my current version. :D

I just use dropbox... now I feel bad for downloading it twice... :(

Trevor
 

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OK!

Don't worry, 2 downlaods are fine, 100s would get expensive :p
 

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If I downloaded Peregrine a few weeks ago, has it been updated and do I need to re-download it or will it let me know if it doesn't recognize that the Rubicon is connected to my PC.
 

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I still need to upload the new version on here; but you'll get the new version with the Rubicon. :)

A lot to do right now. :p

Trevor
 

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I just downloaded the zip file ARG sent so assuming i can delete the other Peregrine folder and use the one provided by ARG.

All the work will be worth it buddy :beer:
 

ARG

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Yup ^

The one I sent you is the most recent, so feel free to delete the old one. :)
 

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Thanks Trevor, I now have a data logging laserbee II and it was easy!
 

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^ Hope it won´t explode with the new software!!
 

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Also It would greatly increase the graph quality by adding more lines, i.e: 5 dotted lines to enhance instantaneous measurement estimation, It will improve the graph readability imo..
 

Trevor

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Feature request :D

For long measurements can you make the scale minutes instead of seconds? I don't know enough to implement it myself.

Thought of it while looking at this graph.
http://laserpointerforums.com/f70/ophir-20c-1-y-1h-zeroing-test-84302.html#post1219128

That should be doable, at least in the exports. :)

Also It would greatly increase the graph quality by adding more lines, i.e: 5 dotted lines to enhance instantaneous measurement estimation, It will improve the graph readability imo..

Can you illustrate what you mean? I'm not sure I follow. :eek:

Trevor
 




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