joystick force feedback error with Logitech gamepad F710

asked 2019-08-29 18:44:33 -0500

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I am using a Logitech gamepad F710 connected on /dev/input/js0 to my Ubuntu 16.04.5 which runs ROS Kinetic Kame.

The game controller works well with jstest and I can see all the keystroke values well.

But when I try to use it with teleop_twist_joy, I get this error : [ERROR] [1567106281.990244467]: Couldn't open joystick force feedback!

Console output:

$user@user: roslaunch teleop_twist_joy teleop.launch ... logging to /home/sma1/.ros/log/2bdd147a-ca8f-11e9-80dc-5891cf766ee3/roslaunch-user-14722.log
Checking log directory for disk usage. This may take awhile.
Press Ctrl-C to interrupt
Done checking log file disk usage. Usage is <1GB.

started roslaunch server http://user:44089/


 * /joy_node/autorepeat_rate: 20
 * /joy_node/deadzone: 0.3
 * /joy_node/dev: /dev/input/js0
 * /rosdistro: kinetic
 * /rosversion: 1.12.14
 * /teleop_twist_joy/axis_angular: 0
 * /teleop_twist_joy/axis_linear: 1
 * /teleop_twist_joy/enable_button: 8
 * /teleop_twist_joy/enable_turbo_button: 10
 * /teleop_twist_joy/scale_angular: 0.4
 * /teleop_twist_joy/scale_linear: 0.7
 * /teleop_twist_joy/scale_linear_turbo: 1.5

    joy_node (joy/joy_node)
    teleop_twist_joy (teleop_twist_joy/teleop_node)


process[joy_node-1]: started with pid [14739]
process[teleop_twist_joy-2]: started with pid [14740]
[ERROR] [1567106281.990244467]: Couldn't open joystick force feedback!

I see the similar error when I try to run teleop node with turtlesim from this tutorial:

I did google search about the error, and found most of the answers where people would suggest to ignore it; but it's not the case for me, as I don't get any other output/response.

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Did found the solution? I am facing the same issue.

ricardo.sutana gravatar image ricardo.sutana  ( 2020-01-29 12:39:08 -0500 )edit

I am also facing the same issue. pls share your solution if you solve it. Thank you

dhaour9x gravatar image dhaour9x  ( 2020-05-18 10:57:15 -0500 )edit