[Emc-users] LinuxCNC 2.6.3 Getting Started Manual correction

2014-09-17 Thread Joe Hildreth
, Joe Joe Hildreth IT Manager Three Rivers Hospital 451 Hwy 13 South Waverly, TN 37185 (931) 296-0217 (office) (931) 622-3130 (cell) -- Want excitement? Manually upgrade your production database. When you want

[Emc-users] LinuxCNC 2.6.3 Getting Started Manual correction

2014-09-17 Thread Joe Hildreth
, Joe Joe Hildreth IT Manager Three Rivers Hospital 451 Hwy 13 South Waverly, TN 37185 (931) 296-0217 (office) (931) 622-3130 (cell) -- Want excitement? Manually upgrade your production database. When you want

Re: [Emc-users] LinuxCNC 2.6.3 Getting Started Manual correction

2014-09-20 Thread Joe Hildreth
Thanks Sebastian. Joe - On Sep 19, 2014, at 8:04 PM, Sebastian Kuzminsky s...@highlab.com wrote: On September 19, 2014 9:07:32 AM MDT, Sebastian Kuzminsky s...@highlab.com wrote: On 9/17/14 1:58 PM, Joe Hildreth wrote: Hello, I was reading through the Getting Started V2.6.3-19-g06655d0

[Emc-users] Getting Started Guide error (confusion)

2014-09-22 Thread Joe Hildreth
The image on section 5.2 (Figure 5.2: Basic information Page) shows 20,000 ns for both Direction Hold and Direction Setup. The definitions below for Direction Hold and Direction setup suggest 200,000 ns as a default value if you don't know the timing information. Should this read 20,000 like

Re: [Emc-users] Getting Started Guide error (confusion)

2014-09-24 Thread Joe Hildreth
Sebastian, That fixes it up quite nice. Hope I am not being a pain. Just thought that proof reading would be a way i could contribute to the project. Joe - On Sep 24, 2014, at 12:18 PM, Sebastian Kuzminsky s...@highlab.com wrote: On 9/22/14 1:19 PM, Joe Hildreth wrote: The image

Re: [Emc-users] Getting Started Guide error (confusion)

2014-09-25 Thread Joe Hildreth
Sebastian, If you want to show me how to make the changes, I'd be happy to help out. Joe - On Sep 25, 2014, at 9:32 AM, Sebastian Kuzminsky s...@highlab.com wrote: On 9/24/14 9:56 PM, Joe Hildreth wrote: Sebastian, That fixes it up quite nice. Hope I am not being a pain. Just thought

Re: [Emc-users] Getting Started Guide error (confusion)

2014-09-25 Thread Joe Hildreth
The rough outline for how to contribute is in this document: http://linuxcnc.org/docs/2.6/html/code/Contributing-to-LinuxCNC.html Read that and send any questions you have to the emc-developers list. Also consider joining us on IRC for chatting in real time (details are in the document

[Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-07 Thread Joe Hildreth
Hello everyone, I am sure these questions are asked all the time but I have found nothing that really covers what I am looking for. (But maybe I am not too good with the search.) I have built a CNC Gantry router based on the KRMx01 design from Kronos Robotics. But instead of using the

Re: [Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-07 Thread Joe Hildreth
Bruce, Thanks for taking the time to explain it to me. So I can take this approach then: 1) Use the internal E-Stop as an output on the BOB (Use this as in input to my AND gate) 2) Use the external E-stop which is normally closed as the second input to my AND gate) 3) Use the output of the

Re: [Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-07 Thread Joe Hildreth
Bruce, One more question. If I wired it like my last email, then LinuxCNC would not have any clue that I hit the external E-Stop. Would it be benifitial to bring the signal back in anyway, just to let the software know we killed it externally? Otherwise, I imagine that the software will

Re: [Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-07 Thread Joe Hildreth
, but using e-stop means you are willing to lose the piece or repair it if something is wrong. I hope that helps. ... Jack On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 3:35 PM, Joe Hildreth j...@threerivershospital.com wrote: Bruce, One more question. If I wired it like my last email, then LinuxCNC would

Re: [Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-07 Thread Joe Hildreth
Kirk, Great information. I am still reading it. I wonder though, if a brake could be used with my router along side the PID. You gave me some great info to chew on. Thanks again. Joe - On Nov 7, 2014, at 4:05 PM, Kirk Wallace kwall...@wallacecompany.com wrote: While following this

Re: [Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-07 Thread Joe Hildreth
differences depending on the specifics of the machine hardware, but the basic concept is the same. Use those as examples and draw something similar for your machine. Good luck! Bruce On 11/07/2014 04:30 PM, Joe Hildreth wrote: Bruce, Thanks for taking the time to explain it to me. So

Re: [Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-08 Thread Joe Hildreth
Bruce, Yeah, I suppose I have been beating the horse to death with the questions. Sorry. But hey, when you don't know a lot about it you have to start somewhere, right? Thanks for all the help and clarification. After I sent the email, I went off in search of relay logic circuits. After

Re: [Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-08 Thread Joe Hildreth
-Stop with LinuxCNC can be done with the ESTOP_LATCH component as described here: http://linuxcnc.org/index.php/english/forum/47-hal-examples/25861-external-e-stop JT On 11/7/2014 3:35 PM, Joe Hildreth wrote: Bruce, One more question. If I wired it like my last email, then LinuxCNC would

Re: [Emc-users] A beginners question about E-Stop and Charge Pumps

2014-11-10 Thread Joe Hildreth
industry for the last 15 years, I have got into the habit of over thinking as part of the CYA you perpetually have to do because the government constantly mandates it. You folk really are a blessing to have as a community. Joe Hildreth

[Emc-users] Classic Ladder and PyVCP Question in Stepconf

2015-04-28 Thread Joe Hildreth
to provide this functionality, then they seem unneeded because stepconf will create the entries whether you want them or not. I know it is an obtuse question, but I just want to make sure I understand what is happening behind the scenes. Joe Joe Hildreth IT Manager Three Rivers Hospital 451 Hwy 13

[Emc-users] Documentation Clarification

2017-03-24 Thread Joe Hildreth
carry data out of the siggen component. Since ..." I think the work "All" in the "All eight of these pins" Should be removed, or perhaps the text changed to mention the other "bit" pin. I hope this was the place to mention it. Thanks, Joe

[Emc-users] Looking for advice on LinuxCNC Version

2017-03-30 Thread Joe Hildreth
ys get a lot of gantry homing question stuff and I hope I am not being too much of a pain. Thank you for your advice, Joe Hildreth -- Check out the vibrant tech community on one of the world's most engaging tech sites,

Re: [Emc-users] Looking for advice on LinuxCNC Version

2017-03-30 Thread Joe Hildreth
line for the 2.8 release? Should I just wait? Regards, Joe Hildreth - On Mar 30, 2017, at 11:13 AM, John Thornton j...@gnipsel.com wrote: > The gantry component was a work around for 2.7. The JA branch has been > merged into Master for some time now. Master is the development

Re: [Emc-users] Looking for advice on LinuxCNC Version

2017-03-30 Thread Joe Hildreth
for your help. Regards, Joe Hildreth - On Mar 30, 2017, at 11:35 AM, John Thornton j...@gnipsel.com wrote: > Hi Joe, > > http://buildbot.linuxcnc.org/ > > You just need to change the deb line in the synaptic package manager to > point to: > > deb http://buildbot.linu

Re: [Emc-users] Looking for advice on LinuxCNC Version

2017-03-30 Thread Joe Hildreth
Todd, Thank you for the feedback. Can you point me to some information on how to get the 2.8-pre installed on my debian wheezy box? Thanks, Joe Hildreth - On Mar 30, 2017, at 11:05 AM, Todd Zuercher zuerc...@embarqmail.com wrote: > The current Master branch (2.8-pre) is a descend

Re: [Emc-users] Looking for advice on LinuxCNC Version

2017-03-30 Thread Joe Hildreth
John, Todd, Nicklas, Just wanted to thank you gentlemen one more time for the help. I really appreciate it. Regards, Joe Hildreth -- Check out the vibrant tech community on one of the world's most engaging tech

Re: [Emc-users] Documentaion Question / Addition

2017-03-30 Thread Joe Hildreth
John, These entries were generated with stepconf, should stepconf be updated so as not to include them. Also, just to verify, all three variable can be removed from these two sections? [EMCMOT] section COMM_TIMEOUT = 1.0 COMM_WAIT = 0.010 [TRAJ] section CYCLE_TIME = 0.010 Joe Hildreth

Re: [Emc-users] Documentaion Question / Addition

2017-03-29 Thread Joe Hildreth
again, sorry to be a pain. Joe Hildreth - On Mar 29, 2017, at 3:35 PM, Joe Hildreth j...@threerivershospital.com wrote: > Hello all, > > I am going through the INI file of my stepper based Gantry machine and am > looking at the [EMCMOT] section. In this section I see t

[Emc-users] Documentaion Question / Addition

2017-03-29 Thread Joe Hildreth
section of the documentation does not mention these, and I see no reference to them in the core component motion section of the documentation. Can someone explain these to me and maybe add them to the INI config docs? Many thanks for your help, patience and time. Joe Hildreth

Re: [Emc-users] Documentaion Question / Addition

2017-03-31 Thread Joe Hildreth
to make sure I am not including something that I shouldn't or vice versa before I do. Regards. Joe Hildreth > > Interesting comment, John K. > > So I fired up the editor and took both CYCLE_TIME settings in the .ini > file out of the ini file for my small mill. > > On runni

[Emc-users] Missing Documentation - I think

2017-04-04 Thread Joe Hildreth
Hello all, I am looking through the docs and cannot find a man page for the hal_manualtoolchange userspace component, and only see reference to it in the HAL Examples section of the doc. Also missing is the man page for the parport rt module. Who do I need to request for these docs, or is it

Re: [Emc-users] Missing Documentation - I think

2017-04-04 Thread Joe Hildreth
Sebastian, I will be happy to try to write it. Joe - On Apr 4, 2017, at 2:34 PM, Sebastian Kuzminsky s...@highlab.com wrote: > On 04/04/2017 01:13 PM, Joe Hildreth wrote: >> Looking at the ha;_manualtoolchange.py file, I see the following: >> >> h = hal.component(

Re: [Emc-users] Missing Documentation - I think

2017-04-04 Thread Joe Hildreth
ril 2017 at 19:56, Joe Hildreth <j...@threerivershospital.com> wrote: >> I am looking through the docs and cannot find a man page for the >> hal_manualtoolchange userspace component, > > It is hidden: > http://linuxcnc.org/docs/2.7/html/gui/axis.html#_ma

Re: [Emc-users] Missing Documentation - I think

2017-04-04 Thread Joe Hildreth
Thanks Dewey that helped a bunch. - On Apr 4, 2017, at 4:42 PM, Dewey Garrett dgarr...@panix.com wrote: >> So this tells me what pins are created, >> the only one I am unsure of is the >> change_button, can someone explain this one? > > By default, one must click the 'Continue' > button on

Re: [Emc-users] Missing Documentation - I think

2017-04-04 Thread Joe Hildreth
nge the tool via hal_manualtoolchange.change pin c) The component then opens the dialog informing the user to change to tool #X d) User does the tool change and clicks the okay button. e) the okay button send signal via hal_manualtoolchange.changed am I close? Joe - On Apr 4, 2017, at 1:56 PM

Re: [Emc-users] Missing Documentation - I think

2017-04-06 Thread Joe Hildreth
-pre so I am happy. Hopefully, I didn't butcher the manpage up too bad. Thanks for the encouragement. Joe - On Apr 4, 2017, at 7:03 PM, Sebastian Kuzminsky s...@highlab.com wrote: > On 04/04/2017 05:54 PM, Joe Hildreth wrote: >> DOH! >> >> I guess I should have dug a

Re: [Emc-users] Missing Documentation - I think

2017-04-06 Thread Joe Hildreth
10:46:56AM -0500, Joe Hildreth wrote: >> Well, what a learning experience that was. Have the manpage written, >> forked the linuxcnc project, added my page, committed and signed, >> and done a pull request. (With some help from some folks on the devel >> IRC channel)

Re: [Emc-users] Missing Documentation - I think

2017-04-06 Thread Joe Hildreth
017 at 11:25:06AM -0500, Joe Hildreth wrote: >> I probably should correct that and resubmit it, yes? Thanks for >> reading it, hind-sight being 20/20 and all, I probably should have >> asked you to look it over before submitting it. > > No problem. It's already a solid

[Emc-users] Documentation - hal_manualtoolchange manpage

2017-04-05 Thread Joe Hildreth
I have a good portion of the manpage written for this user component, but have a question. If one wanted to use the hal_manualtoolchange.change_button as an external button, should this input be ORed with the hal_manualtoolchange.changed and then the OR output sent to iocontrol.0.tool-changed

Re: [Emc-users] Documentation - hal_manualtoolchange manpage

2017-04-05 Thread Joe Hildreth
OK, I see what you mean, the change_button is an input pin of the component, when it is triggered the component will set the changed pin high. Some days, I wonder why I get out of bed. haha Sorry for all the chatter. Joe - On Apr 5, 2017, at 1:48 PM, Joe Hildreth j

Re: [Emc-users] Documentation - hal_manualtoolchange manpage

2017-04-05 Thread Joe Hildreth
te: > On 04/05/2017 09:58 AM, Joe Hildreth wrote: >> I have a good portion of the manpage written for this user component, >> but have a question. > > Great! > > >> If one wanted to use the hal_manualtoolchange.change_button as

[Emc-users] Beginner Development questions concerning github and git

2017-04-07 Thread Joe Hildreth
Hello all, I am new to using git and github and have run into a problem. I apologise for the length. So first the back story. I created a manpage for the hal_manualtoolchange userspace component and I would like it added to the linuxcnc repo. These are the steps I took. 1) I forked the

[Emc-users] Parallel Port Docs revisited

2018-07-12 Thread Joe Hildreth
I think I done a poor job of explaining my question, although I believe Andy Pugh got it. I created a video demonstrating what I mean, although not the great. Was wondering if someone would correct my mis-information or confirm what I think to be true. If I am correct, can we get it changed in

[Emc-users] Parallel Port Driver Docs

2018-07-11 Thread Joe Hildreth
3D printer or whatever.  Constructive criticism is welcome, but I do give a disclaimer.  I am not a teacher, engineer or a machinist.  Just a home hobbyist who wants to give back to the community. Thanks for your help and input.  It is greatly appreciated. Jo

Re: [Emc-users] parallel ports configuration

2018-07-11 Thread Joe Hildreth
I think that would depend on the machine you are placing the cards in. A SFF (Small Form Factor) machine will require a low profile card while a regular desktop will take a full size card. Joe - On 11 Jul, 2018, at 13:13, yomin estiven jaramillo munera yejm...@gmail.com wrote: > Hi,

Re: [Emc-users] Parallel Port Driver Docs

2018-07-11 Thread Joe Hildreth
there is a typo in the table in the docs. If this is the case, can the documentation be corrected? Honest, I am not trying to be a PITA. Just trying to prepare accurate information for my next tutorial. Joe Hildreth - On 11 Jul, 2018, at 16:45, andy pugh bodge...@gmail.com wrote: > On

Re: [Emc-users] Parallel Port Driver Docs

2018-07-11 Thread Joe Hildreth
s our discussions > John Dammeyer > > >> -Original Message- >> From: Joe Hildreth [mailto:j...@threerivershospital.com] >> Sent: July-11-18 1:37 PM >> To: emc-users >> Subject: [Emc-users] Parallel Port Driver Docs >> >> Hello all, >> >&g