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gazebo_ros_control plugin is waiting for model URDF in parameter [/jackal/robot_description] on the ROS param server

asked 2021-07-29 05:20:05 -0500

rahulelex gravatar image

updated 2021-07-30 14:25:28 -0500

Mike Scheutzow gravatar image

I'm using ROS melodic. multimaster_fkie.

getting "gazebo_ros_control plugin is waiting for model URDF in parameter [/jackal/robot_description] on the ROS param server."

Also suggest me how can i pass this URDF in parameter on ROS param server?

-------------------------These are the logs from docker terminal------------------------

Finished loading Gazebo ROS API Plugin. waitForService: Service [/gazebo/set_physics_properties] has not been advertised, waiting... Finished loading Gazebo ROS API Plugin. waitForService: Service [/gazebo_gui/set_physics_properties] has not been advertised, waiting... waitForService: Service [/gazebo/set_physics_properties] is now available. Physics dynamic reconfigure ready. Camera Plugin: Using the 'robotNamespace' param: 'jackal/front_stereo/' Camera Plugin: Using the 'robotNamespace' param: 'jackal/front_stereo/' Camera Plugin (ns = jackal/front_stereo/) <tf_prefix_>, set to "jackal/front_stereo" Camera Plugin (ns = jackal/front_stereo/) <tf_prefix_>, set to "jackal/front_stereo" Loading gazebo_ros_control plugin Starting gazebo_ros_control plugin in namespace: jackal gazebo_ros_control plugin is waiting for model URDF in parameter [/jackal/robot_description] on the ROS param server.

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answered 2021-07-30 14:20:32 -0500

Mike Scheutzow gravatar image

updated 2021-07-30 14:31:44 -0500

This is typically done by a <param name="robot_description"... line in a launch file, where the command field calls the xacro program. There are many examples on the web. And there should also be more examples in the *.launch files provided by Clearpath.

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