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Problem with connecting to Husky via USB port

asked 2013-08-14 04:09:33 -0500

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I am trying to run Husky and using the instruction for husky in fuerte

However, when I use this command "roslaunch husky_bringup base.launch port:=/dev/ttyUSB0" it gives me the following error: connecting error on /dev/ttyUSB0. Will retry every second

Does anyone have any idea what is the source of problem and how can I solve it?


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answered 2013-08-20 11:13:53 -0500

Ryan gravatar image

We're working on this directly with @z.bagheri63 via our support line at the moment, but to make sure the answer is out here: We believe that the root cause is that there is more than one ROS instance trying to access the serial port.

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answered 2013-08-14 21:55:32 -0500

The Martin gravatar image

Just in case you haven't checked: are you sure that the Husky is connected to USB0? (You can check the latest output from dmesg if you are not sure.)

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I guess I connected it to the right USB. The communication indicator on Husky turns green but the connection goes on and off

z.bagheri63 gravatar image z.bagheri63  ( 2013-08-14 22:00:54 -0500 )edit

I don't have personal experience with the Husky platform, so that was the only thing I could think of. I hope someone else as a better idea.

The Martin gravatar image The Martin  ( 2013-08-14 22:06:10 -0500 )edit

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