[Tinyos-help] Can't get MoteView 1.0 working

Wang, Lei (Ray) ray.wang at samsung.com
Wed Sep 14 23:23:19 PDT 2005


I also met a MoteView install problem today, but I got an error of "no 
sufficient privilege to install new service."

I have got the problem solved by removing the "cygwin\bin" from the 
Windows system PATH settings.

Hope it helps.

- Ray

On 5/2/2005 7:14 PM, Harri Siirtola wrote:
> Hello,
>
> has anyone run into this behaviour (Windows XP/Cygwin):
>
> 1. MoteView 1.0 installation hangs in the end, the window remains in the 
> screen with a "finalizing" message. Can't close the window, must be killed 
> with Task Manager
>
> 2. I enter "startdb" in a Cygwin window, PostgreSQL starts ok
>
> 3. I can start MoteView with many problems
>
> 4.  I program MOTE 0 with xmesh/micaz/XMTS310_2420_hp.exe
>
> 5. In "Database Server Configuration", I connect to "localhost, 5432, tele, 
> tiny" and "task, mts310_results"
>
> 6. In "Connect to MIB510/MIB600" I select Host <my MIB600 IP addr>, Port 
> mib600, XMesh Application XMTS310
>
> 7. xserve starts with message "Note: sync". After that, every "INSERT into 
> mts310_results (...)" event gives "error: Database command failed: 7"
>
> 8. Every now and then, a message "Could not open reports/xserve.html: No 
> such file or directory" appears.
>
> 9. Changing to Graph View: I get messages like this:
>
> Error: FillDataSet: ERROR [HY000] ERROR:  parser: parse error at or near 
> "," at character 102
> System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of 
> an object.
>     at Crossbow.MoteView.lib.guiChart.FillNode(MoteInfo moteInfo, String 
> sensor, DateTime startViewtime, Double[]& xData, Double[]& yData)
>
> I also tried programming some MOTEs (including MOTE 0 in MIB600 at that 
> time) with contrib/xbow/apps/SurgeReliable and it runs (using surge_results 
> in "Database Server Configuration" and Surge in "Connect/XMESH 
> application") "INSERT" to database works (also updating the "Data" display) 
> but the message mentioned above in (8.) is still there, Graph display 
> errors appear as in (9.)
>
> So it's quite messed up, please give some hints how I could get this 
> working. I had MoteView 0.9 installed before, later I unistalled it hoping 
> it was interfering with something, removed Moteview 1.0 and reinstalled it 
> from Crossbow web site. Nothing changed.
>
> Thanks for any clues,
>
>          Harri
>
> BTW, Cygwin command "rpm -qa" gives the following:
>
> mspgcc-win32tinyos-20030506-1
> avr-libc-20030512cvs-1w
> avarice-2.0.20030825cvs-1w
> nesc-1.1.1-2
> tinyos-vm-1.1.1Mar2004cvs-1
> tinyos-1.1.7July2004cvs-1
> avr-binutils-2.13.2.1-1w
> avr-gcc-3.3tinyos-1w
> avr-insight-pre6.0cvs.tinyos-1w
> tinyos-tools-1.1.0-1
> tinyos-contrib-1.1.1Mar2004cvs-1
> task-tinydb-1.1.3July2004cvs-1
>
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