unindexed bag using RQT

asked 2019-03-21 06:07:29 -0500

gpicardi gravatar image

Dear all,

I recorded a big bag file (around 240MB) using the RQT logging GUI. The publisher nodes are on a robot and the rqt is running on my PC. Due to un emergency I had to close RQT when the record was still ongoing. The bag file was created on my PC anyways, however it is unidexed (i.e. I get the following error when I try to play it rosbag.bag.ROSBagUnindexedException: Unindexed bag). So I followed the trobleshooting and did rosbag reindex which created another bagfile with same dimensions but apparently empty.

Is there any way of fixing this problem , the data would be very useful for my research. Please let me now if you need more information from me. Many thanks in advance,


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Give us the output messages of the rosbag reindex command

VictorLamoine gravatar image VictorLamoine  ( 2019-03-22 06:28:20 -0500 )edit

Output of rosbag play on mydata.bag: giacomo@giacomo-SVF1521C4E:~/Scrivania$ rosbag play mydata.bag Output of rosbag reindex on mydata.bag: giacomo@giacomo-SVF1521C4E:~/Scrivania$ rosbag reindex mydata.bag mydata.bag 100% 229.3 MB 00:00

Output of rosbag play on mydata_reindexed.bag: giacomo@giacomo-SVF1521C4E:~/Scrivania$ rosbag play mydata_reindexed.bag No messages to play on specified topics. Exiting.

Note that mydata.bag and mydata_reindexed.bag have the exact same dimension


gpicardi gravatar image gpicardi  ( 2019-03-22 07:03:02 -0500 )edit

I have the same problem. Did you record /rosout and /rosout_agg? I only recorded some of the active topics.

zweistein gravatar image zweistein  ( 2019-11-07 09:07:18 -0500 )edit

did you find a solution for it?

azerila gravatar image azerila  ( 2020-09-26 11:25:11 -0500 )edit