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Turtlebot Dashboard Warning : robot_state_publisher

asked 2012-02-08 06:17:15 -0500

Aroarus gravatar image

updated 2012-02-08 06:18:25 -0500

I am getting the following warning from my turtlebot dashboard:

Node: /robot_state_publisher
Time: 1328731882.225292572
Severity: Warn
Location: /tmp/buildd/ros-electric-robot-model-1.6.4/debian/ros-electric-robot-model/opt/ros/electric/stacks/robot_model/kdl_parser/src/kdl_parser.cpp:treeFromUrdfModel:173
Published Topics: /rosout

The root link base_footprint has an inertia specified in the URDF, but KDL does not support a root link with an inertia.  As a workaround, you can add an extra dummy link to your URDF.

Does anyone have an idea as to what is causing this warning, and how to fix it? Thank you very much!

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answered 2012-02-16 07:06:17 -0500

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this should be fixed in the TurtleBot 0.9 release, please update.

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I have updated to the latest packages, and I am still getting this error when I run minimal.launch

Aroarus gravatar image Aroarus  ( 2012-03-28 08:32:50 -0500 )edit

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