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Running gscam simultaneously on multiple laptops having a common ROSmaster

asked 2013-02-15 04:41:42 -0500

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updated 2014-01-28 17:15:16 -0500

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I have three laptops of which one will act as the master. They are all connected to the same network. When I try to run gscam on one slave and access it from the master the setup works perfectly. But when I run gscam on the second slave, the first slave's terminal that was running gscam receives a shutdown request citing the reason "new node registered with same name" and stops working. The second slave starts working. But I want them both to run simultaneously.

I tried changing the node name by changing the executable name in the CMakeLists.txt file. Even then the problem persists.

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answered 2013-02-15 04:53:45 -0500

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updated 2013-02-15 04:54:18 -0500

Don't change the name of the executable, change the node name by passing: __name:=new_name

You can also produce a roslaunch file the automatically assigns anonymous node names.

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