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Help! - VP2 not downloading after PC crash/restore

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Help! - VP2 not downloading after PC crash/restore

Post by forestedge » Sat 03 Aug 2019 3:14 pm

Following a complete hard disk failure a couple days ago, I have now ugraded to a SSD and restored the Cumulus MX program from Cloud backup.
Unfortunately the back up did not include the MX.exe file and possibly others for some reason. I then reinstalled the MX3050 folders and files over the top, keeping my data files and ini file.
I could do a new install but dont want to lose all my interface settings and data! :bash:

When run as administrator the station is connected but many errors like !!! VP2 Not woken occur and the dashboard shows zero for all values.
I have successfully connected and downloaded ok with the Davis Weatherlink program. Any help appreciated, MX Diags file attached.
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Re: Help! - VP2 not downloading after PC crash/restore

Post by forestedge » Sun 04 Aug 2019 11:42 am

I have since started with a fresh install of MX3050 and copied over original cumulus.ini, data,web and webfile folders from back up. Same error of console not waking as below.
The console is a Vantage Vue connected to a wireless VP2 station.

2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 ========================== Cumulus MX starting ==========================
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Command line: "C:\CumulusMXNew\CumulusMX\CumulusMX.exe"
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Cumulus MX v.3.0.0 build 3050
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Platform: Win32NT
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 OS version: Microsoft Windows NT 6.2.9200.0
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Current culture: English (United Kingdom)
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Directory separator=[\] Decimal separator=[.] List separator=[,]
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Date separator=[/] Time separator=[:]
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Standard time zone name: GMT Standard Time
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Daylight saving time name: GMT Summer Time
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Daylight saving time? True
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 04/08/2019 12:17:36
2019-08-04 12:17:36.064 Data path = data\
2019-08-04 12:17:36.111 Creating backup folder backup\20190804121736\
2019-08-04 12:17:36.126 Created backup folder backup\20190804121736\
2019-08-04 12:17:36.142 Reading Cumulus.ini file
2019-08-04 12:17:36.142 ASM=10 AST=00:10:00
2019-08-04 12:17:36.142 Cumulus start date: 1/07/2012
2019-08-04 12:17:36.142 Debug logging is disabled
2019-08-04 12:17:36.142 Data logging is disabled
2019-08-04 12:17:36.142 Logging interval = 15
2019-08-04 12:17:36.142 NoSensorCheck = 0
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Calculating sunrise and sunset times
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Sunrise: 05:36:10
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Sunset : 20:47:20
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Tomorrow sunrise: 05:37:39
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Tomorrow sunset : 20:45:37
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Station type: Davis Vantage Pro2
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 WindUnit=mph RainUnit=mm TempUnit=°C PressureUnit=mb
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 YTDRain=413.000 Year=2014
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 RainDayThreshold=-1.000
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Offsets and Multipliers:
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 PO=0.000 TO=0.000 HO=0 WDO=0 ITO=0.000 UVO=0.000
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 WSM=1.000 WGM=1.000 TM=1.000 TM2=0.000 HM=1.000 HM2=0.000 RM=1.000 UVM=1.000
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Spike removal:
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 TD=999.000 GD=999.000 WD=999.000 HD=999.000 PD=999.000
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 MR=999.000 MH=999.000
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Cumulus Starting
2019-08-04 12:17:36.189 Opening station
2019-08-04 12:17:36.204 Last update time from today.ini: 01/08/2019 15:44:06
2019-08-04 12:17:36.204 Read today file: Date = 04/08/2019, LastUpdateTime = 01/08/2019 15:44:06, Month = 8
2019-08-04 12:17:36.204 ReadTodayfile: set notraininit false
2019-08-04 12:17:36.204 C:\CumulusMXNew\CumulusMX\data\alltime.ini
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 Alltime.ini file read
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 MonthlyAlltime.ini file read
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 Month.ini file read
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 Year.ini file read
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 Finding raintoday from logfile data\Aug19log.txt
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 Expecting listsep=, decimal=.
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 Setting raintoday from logfile = 0
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 Calculating rain counter = 302.4
2019-08-04 12:17:36.220 Midnight rain not found, using raindaystart
2019-08-04 12:17:36.236 Getting rain totals, rain season start = 1
2019-08-04 12:17:36.236 Today = 04/08/19
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 GetRainfallTotals: Error on line 2566 of dayfile.txt: Input string was not in a correct format.
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 Rainthismonth from dayfile.txt: 0
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 Rainthisyear from dayfile.txt: 302.4
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 Station type = Davis
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 LOOP2 disabled
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 Serial device = COM3
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 Serial speed = 19200
2019-08-04 12:17:36.579 Connected OK
2019-08-04 12:17:36.579 Reading firmware version
2019-08-04 12:17:45.126 !!! VP2 Not woken
2019-08-04 12:17:45.126 FW version = ???
2019-08-04 12:17:45.126 Reading reception stats
2019-08-04 12:17:53.673 !!! VP2 Not woken
2019-08-04 12:17:53.673 0 0 0 0 0
2019-08-04 12:17:53.673 Last update time = 01/08/2019 15:44:06
2019-08-04 12:17:53.673 Setting console time
2019-08-04 12:18:02.220 !!! VP2 Not woken
2019-08-04 12:18:02.439 Error, console time set failed
2019-08-04 12:18:02.439 Reading console time
2019-08-04 12:18:10.986 !!! VP2 Not woken

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Re: Help! - VP2 not downloading after PC crash/restore

Post by PaulMy » Sun 04 Aug 2019 12:47 pm

Perhaps a console reboot could help https://www.manula.com/manuals/pws/davi ... he-console
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 GetRainfallTotals: Error on line 2566 of dayfile.txt: Input string was not in a correct format.
You should also fix up line 2566 in dayfile.txt

Enjoy,
Paul

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Re: Help! - VP2 not downloading after PC crash/restore

Post by forestedge » Sun 04 Aug 2019 9:47 pm

Perhaps a console reboot could help https://www.manula.com/manuals/pws/davi ... he-console
Thanks Paul, tried this without success then checked the COM port that CMX was using...found the backup ini file I restored was using COM3 and the Windows rebuild had assigned COM4! :groan:
Updated the ini file and all working again....just got to sort the webcam out now!

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Re: Help! - VP2 not downloading after PC crash/restore

Post by freddie » Mon 05 Aug 2019 11:28 am

forestedge wrote:
Sun 04 Aug 2019 9:47 pm
checked the COM port that CMX was using...found the backup ini file I restored was using COM3 and the Windows rebuild had assigned COM4! :groan:
Updated the ini file and all working again.
It did cross my mind that you should check the com port when I read your earlier post. However you had this in your diags file:

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2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 Serial device = COM3
2019-08-04 12:17:36.283 Serial speed = 19200
2019-08-04 12:17:36.579 Connected OK
So I assumed your port choice was correct.

@mcrossley: perhaps that log message needs rephrasing?
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