Re: [weewx-user] Re: Apache is not showing /weewx on Ubuntu 16.04.1

2016-07-27 Thread vince
The alternate solution is for you to edit weewx.conf to have it save its files in the place the webserver expects things. The underlying issues are: - there are lots of webservers to pick from, they pick different locations for document root - operating systems differ in where they

[weewx-user] Re: HowTo: Raspberry Pi installation with read-only root

2016-07-28 Thread vince
Interesting stuff and surprisingly hard to get done completely My job from 2000-2013 was to develop+support a very custom minimized fedora/centos system that ran totally into ramdisk on a small-memory Intel box, treating it like an embedded system. Reason was that these systems 'never'

[weewx-user] Re: Get last recorded temperature from sqlite database

2016-08-14 Thread vince
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Re: [weewx-user] question on wind direction chart after upgrade to 3.5

2016-08-05 Thread vince
On Friday, August 5, 2016 at 1:42:18 PM UTC-7, Steve2Q wrote: > > I did have ignore_zero_wind = False. I had put in a comment that I did > this to try and prevent Wunderground for posting incorrectly when my speed > = 0, but I had forgotten to switch it back. It is kind of windy right now, > so

[weewx-user] Re: Rpi read-only SD card system usage

2017-02-03 Thread vince
On Friday, February 3, 2017 at 9:02:35 AM UTC-8, Tom Lafleur wrote: > > It would be nice to see an image for the Rpi using these ideas with WeeWx > to build a stable Rpi platform... > I'm NOT proficient enough in Linux to know all of the in-and-out that > using this might have on WeeWx > > >

Re: [weewx-user] Re: Rpi read-only SD card system usage

2017-02-03 Thread vince
On Friday, February 3, 2017 at 2:42:09 PM UTC-8, Glenn McKechnie wrote: > > The read-only pi that vince refers to is a HowTo at > https://github.com/glennmckechnie/rorpi-raspberrypi/wiki/Rorpi-Home > > I do it a little differently, rather than modifying Raspbian at all, I just m

[weewx-user] Re: Webcam on a Raspberry Pi 3?

2017-02-06 Thread vince
On Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 6:13:59 PM UTC-8, Steve Dulmes wrote: > > My Acurite 5in1 is working well reporting to the Weather Underground > through my RPi 3. I have the Pi connected to the weather station base with > a USB cable. Does the Pi have enough power to handle a webcam hooked up >

[weewx-user] Re: Webcam on a Raspberry Pi 3?

2017-02-06 Thread vince
On Monday, February 6, 2017 at 11:47:35 AM UTC-8, Andrew Milner wrote: > > That's a bit harsh Vince - many people use a webcam to supply weather > images for use on their weewx generated webpages . and the webcam > capture may have to co-exist with the weewx weather sta

[weewx-user] Re: rxCheckPercent on Raspberry Pi

2017-01-24 Thread vince
On Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 10:58:10 AM UTC-8, tds wrote: > > I have recently migrated my weewx setup (with a Vantage Pro 2) to a > Raspberry Pi 3. I used to get 99.5%+ rxCheckPercent with an old computer. > But now only getting ~91% with the RPi. Curious what kind of numbers others > are

[weewx-user] Re: Davis Vantage Pro 2 - ethernet blues....

2017-01-27 Thread vince
On Friday, January 27, 2017 at 11:35:46 AM UTC-8, bus...@gmail.com wrote: > > So I installed weewx in my debian box and copied the wview database over, > got everything up and running in a short time. - A part from pulling data > from the Davis box. I have the correct IP address and port

[weewx-user] rsync to two different servers

2017-01-20 Thread vince
Would weewx support rsync to 'two' remote servers ? I'm going to be moving my site to a different ISP and have the new server online but haven't repointed DNS at it yet. If I set up multiple blocks in weewx ala the [RSYNC] one, just with a different name ala [RSYNC2] with the appropriate

[weewx-user] Re: Realtime Gauge-Data Extension 0.2.2 'gauge-data.txt' Issues

2017-02-20 Thread vince
On Monday, February 20, 2017 at 9:33:27 AM UTC-8, tempus wrote: > > This is merely a suggestion for consideration. > 173 bytes doesn't seem like much. However, with 3-second updates there > will 86400 / 3 = 28,800 file transmissions per day to each concurrent > user. 28,800 x 173 bytes =

[weewx-user] Re: Hardware discussion: Time to retire my faithful PC-Fit Slim from Compulab :(

2017-02-24 Thread vince
On Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:04:33 AM UTC-8, John Canfield wrote: > > I've never used Linux Mint but it's based on Debian and Ubuntu so there > shouldn't be any surprises. > That made me laugh for some reason. Let us know how it goes, looks like a nice little box. -- You received this

[weewx-user] Re: need help for the first run of weewx

2017-02-13 Thread vince
On Monday, February 13, 2017 at 11:55:52 AM UTC-8, Jörg Klein wrote: > > at first i have to say ... this is my first raspberry and the first time i > see linux - please don't smile ;) > my first steps are very good ... my raspberry doing what i want and i > installed weewx and edit the

Re: [weewx-user] Re: need help for the first run of weewx

2017-02-13 Thread vince
On Monday, February 13, 2017 at 1:29:02 PM UTC-8, Dave Webb wrote: > > You also need to put the unit of measurement either foot or meter. > > Agree. It should look something like: altitude = 365, foot# Choose 'foot' or 'meter' for unit -- You received this message because you are

Re: [weewx-user] Can't download weewx-wh23xx.zip driver

2017-02-12 Thread vince
On Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 5:46:59 PM UTC-8, Liz wrote: > > On Sat, 11 Feb 2017 17:33:47 -0800 (PST) > Thom Rogers wrote: > > > Section 2.) of the readme at > > https://github.com/matthewwall/weewx-wh23xx says to run : > > > > " wget -O weewx-wh23xx.zip > >

[weewx-user] Re: KeyError after upgrading from 3.5.0 to 3.6.2

2017-01-18 Thread vince
On Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 1:34:33 PM UTC-8, DS wrote: > > Thanks for the quick response. I have attached messages and debug log for > a couple cycles. > > > why would you want to convert from mile_per_hour to mm_per_hour ? might you mean 'km' per hour ? -- You received this

[weewx-user] Re: Hints on creating coldest/warmest day/night all-time stats?

2017-01-16 Thread vince
On Monday, January 16, 2017 at 9:06:24 AM UTC-8, mwall wrote: > > you could write a separate, standalone tool to backfill - it would crawl > through your existing data and bring the separate database up to date. > > > It kind of sounds like a NOAA monthly report, just with the start of a "day"

Re: [weewx-user] upgrading from 2.0 to 3.6

2017-01-19 Thread vince
On Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 4:22:50 PM UTC-8, Tom Keffer wrote: > > Would it be better if I allow the database upgrade to finish before I >> connect the weather station (Vantage Pro 2 + Envoy) or it doesn't really >> matter? >> > > Copy your old weewx.sdb file to

[weewx-user] Re: Pi users: your additional software for Raspberry Pi3?

2017-01-16 Thread vince
On Monday, January 16, 2017 at 2:11:35 AM UTC-8, pon...@gmail.com wrote: > > I have a Raspberry Pi 3 lined up to replace my original Pi, which I'll > recycle. > > Pi users, what are your MUST ADD packages to any Pi used as an appliance > (such as a weewx host) and what else do you run on

Re: [weewx-user] Newbie Issues Starting weewx

2016-08-21 Thread vince
Tom/Matthew - should the python code fix the case for folks perhaps for these kinds of typos ? On Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 10:53:44 AM UTC-7, Kerry Saylor wrote: > > Of course it's that easy... I should have caught that! > > Thanks Tom! > > > > On Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 1:50:26

Re: [weewx-user] USB over Ethernet & Belfryboy Clone USB logger

2016-08-22 Thread vince
On Monday, August 22, 2016 at 8:24:13 AM UTC-7, ln77 wrote: > > At the risk of being one of "those guys" who replies to a simple question > with a redesign of the system: > Why not run weewx on a tiny computer -- a raspberry Pi or similar-- that's > directly connected to the USB cable and upload

Re: [weewx-user] Newbie Issues Starting weewx

2016-08-22 Thread vince
On Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 11:30:35 AM UTC-7, Tom Keffer wrote: > > A PR would be welcome. > > -tk > > On Sun, Aug 21, 2016 at 11:03 AM, vince <vince...@gmail.com > > wrote: > >> Tom/Matthew - should the python code fix the case for folks perhaps for >&g

[weewx-user] Re: Backing whole SD card from Raspberry Pi in Macbook Computer

2016-08-22 Thread vince
On Monday, August 22, 2016 at 8:15:13 AM UTC-7, Phil Green wrote: > > Any sugestiona in solving this problem? Or an alternative backup strategy > preferably for the whole SD card. > > > Best guess is you are not correctly unmounting the card from the Mac after copying its contents to an image

Re: [weewx-user] Newbie Issues Starting weewx

2016-08-22 Thread vince
On Monday, August 22, 2016 at 12:35:26 PM UTC-7, mwall wrote: > > On Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:50:41 AM UTC-4, vince wrote: >> >> >> On Sun, Aug 21, 2016 at 11:03 AM, vince <vince...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>>> Tom/Matthew - sh

[weewx-user] Re: Out of memory Error - Raspberry Pi

2017-02-28 Thread vince
On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:41:47 PM UTC-8, Francisco Puig wrote: > > @mwall, > > Thanks a lot for your analysis. I'm running an RPi B = 512 MB of RAM, if > the issue show up again I can swap it for a RPi 3 that has 1GB of RAM and > better CPU, maybe is overkill but I really like how weewx

[weewx-user] Re: no barometer

2016-09-03 Thread vince
On Friday, September 2, 2016 at 1:53:54 PM UTC-7, Jan Commandeur wrote: > > The old one was a fine offset wh1080, and the new one is a wh1080 new, not > compatible with the old outside sensor. > Now I can't get the output from the barometer readings to the database and > website. > > Your new

[weewx-user] Re: My Costco has AcuRite 01036 for $79

2016-08-30 Thread vince
On Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 8:50:43 AM UTC-7, mwall wrote: > > acurite makes a variety of sensors, including: > > - 5in1 (wind speed, wind dir, rain, temperature, humidity) > - 3in1 (wind speed, temperature, humidity) > - temperature/humidity > - temperature/humidity + probe (water

[weewx-user] Re: My Costco has AcuRite 01036 for $79

2016-08-30 Thread vince
On Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 6:21:35 AM UTC-7, mwall wrote: > > On Monday, August 29, 2016 at 1:32:25 PM UTC-4, Andy wrote: >> >> For the last three years Sacramento area Costco's have stocked the >> Acurite 5-N-1 for $79. First couple years with the 2032c console, and last >> year with the

[weewx-user] Re: End of my Tether

2016-09-11 Thread vince
On Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 10:39:48 AM UTC-7, Andy Harrold wrote: > > Crashed out on startup. > Sep 11 18:36:14 raspberrypi weewx[8723]: engine: Caught unrecoverable > exception in engine: > Sep 11 18:36:14 raspberrypi weewx[8723]: list index out of range > Sep 11 18:36:14

[weewx-user] Re: Separate log file

2016-09-09 Thread vince
On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10:57:27 AM UTC-7, jmltech wrote: > > I followed the instructions in the weewx wiki for creating a separate log > file for weewx. It worked, but log data is now being written to both > /var/log/syslog and /var/log/weewx.log > > > Hard to say without knowing what

Re: [weewx-user] memleak using Byteweather theme since Weewx 2.x

2016-09-10 Thread vince
On Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2:11:31 PM UTC-7, Allan H wrote: > > Den 10-09-2016 kl. 23:07 skrev vince: > > So do I need to do anything to create the memory leak other than leave > > it running ? > > No. At Centos 7 level, that is all it takes. > > ok - no

Re: [weewx-user] memleak using Byteweather theme since Weewx 2.x

2016-09-10 Thread vince
grabbed: - gnu-free-mono-fonts-20120503-8.el7.noarch.rpm - gnu-free-fonts-common-20120503-8.el7.noarch.rpm Installed them after a 'yum install fontpackages-filesystem fontpackages-tools' to provide the prerequisites. Next weewx run resulted in a normal looking degrees-F in the plots

Re: [weewx-user] Weewx on Pib

2016-09-10 Thread vince
On Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 10:03:59 PM UTC-7, Cliff Wylie wrote: > > I need to change how often weewx uploads to the web, can anyone point me > to where this implemented. > > It matches your station's interval if I recall correctly -- You received this message because you are

Re: [weewx-user] memleak using Byteweather theme since Weewx 2.x

2016-09-09 Thread vince
On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 2:46:32 PM UTC-7, Allan H wrote: > > That made me think, I'd better try testing this from scratch, so I > installed a new Centos 7 in a VM, and installed weewx 2.7 there. > As usual, with no changes, there are no leaks; but as soon as I fixed > the font paths, it

[weewx-user] Re: Separate log file

2016-09-09 Thread vince
On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 1:59:14 PM UTC-7, jmltech wrote: > > Should the wiki page be update incase others run into a similar issue with > the log being written in both syslog and weewx.log? > Guess it never hurts to update the wiki, but the expectation is the admin knows his/her os well

[weewx-user] Re: WEATHERCLOUD INSTALL

2016-10-04 Thread vince
On Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 1:35:31 PM UTC-7, Double J Entertainment wrote: > > I am using Ubuntu-mate 16.04.01 and I try following the install directions > in the terminal and I get not found. > > I am pasting the wee_extension --install weewx-wcloud.tgz in the terminal > after I get it to

[weewx-user] Re: Hurricane Matthew - wow

2016-10-07 Thread vince
On Friday, October 7, 2016 at 9:08:59 AM UTC-7, Steve2Q wrote: > > Hope the owner of rowes.org is safe. The site did not respond this AM > > yup, I was noticing thatsurrounding stations look up, guessing a power outage. it'll be interesting seeing the history (assuming it has a datalogger)

[weewx-user] Re: Version 3.6.0 hits the streets

2016-10-07 Thread vince
On Friday, October 7, 2016 at 5:12:02 PM UTC-7, Tom Keffer wrote: > > With this release we have rearranged the User's Guide, and broken out the > hardware-specific information into its own Hardware Guide > . > > > upgraded (debian setup.py method) from

[weewx-user] Hurricane Matthew - wow

2016-10-06 Thread vince
stay safe guys - radar map at http://radar.weather.gov/ridge/radar.php?product=NCR=mlb=yes looks scary this weewx site looks closest according to the map - http://weather.rowes.org -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "weewx-user" group. To

[weewx-user] Re: Backing whole SD card from Raspberry Pi in Macbook Computer

2016-08-22 Thread vince
On Monday, August 22, 2016 at 9:59:15 AM UTC-7, Phil Green wrote: > > On Monday, August 22, 2016 at 5:56:57 PM UTC+1, Phil Green wrote: > > I am performing these steps. So I don't know what is corruuting the > card. I am not even writing to it just copying the cite tag to an .img file! > >

[weewx-user] Re: So close... (new DEB Install)

2016-10-03 Thread vince
On Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 12:50:03 PM UTC-7, Bob Breck wrote: > > New installation on a clear Raspberian install; configured for an AcuRite > 02064C. When I run, i get this in the log file (over and over again), and > no results in the weewx HTML file. > > Oct 2 14:17:01 raspberrypi

[weewx-user] Re: Airfield Weather Station - Raspberry Pi to weewx to Weather Underground - failing

2016-10-03 Thread vince
I googled for "Unable to claim USB interface 0: could not claim interface 0: Operation not permitted" and found a 2013 threadd here saying permissions indeed. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/weewx-user/mvV-0o9hLgI (hint - try 'sudo' on a pi almost always, you are running as a

[weewx-user] Re: Airfield Weather Station - Raspberry Pi to weewx to Weather Underground - failing

2016-10-03 Thread vince
On Monday, October 3, 2016 at 12:53:01 PM UTC-7, mwall wrote: > > normally it is not a problem to run weewx as root, but if you need to > harden the system, creating a separate weewx user can be a good thing. > > > Garrick - if you want to concentrate on other stuff like flying, just running it

[weewx-user] Re: So close... (new DEB Install)

2016-10-03 Thread vince
On Monday, October 3, 2016 at 12:09:15 PM UTC-7, Bob Breck wrote: > > Sorry--yes, Raspbian (v. 8 Jessie), and weewx 3.5.0-1. I know this is > brand-new version of Raspbian--might this be the issue? One other odity is > that the istaller, when I can it, did not ask for parameters--I had to >

[weewx-user] Re: Weewx not running properly No update to Santa Clause page

2016-10-03 Thread vince
On Monday, October 3, 2016 at 3:43:30 PM UTC-7, vince wrote: > > On Monday, October 3, 2016 at 3:23:47 PM UTC-7, Don l wrote: >> >> I wrote another post that dissappeared. I did another edit to make the >> lat long 2 decimals long instead of 4 and also changed the feet to

[weewx-user] Re: Weewx not running properly No update to Santa Clause page

2016-10-03 Thread vince
On Monday, October 3, 2016 at 3:23:47 PM UTC-7, Don l wrote: > > I wrote another post that dissappeared. I did another edit to make the lat > long 2 decimals long instead of 4 and also changed the feet to foot in the > altitude. I did a stop and a start command and waited about 10 minutes and >

[weewx-user] Re: Changing Apache WAN port- HTTP security?

2016-10-10 Thread vince
On Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 4:28:39 PM UTC-7, Tim Phillips wrote: > > So I've totally misinterpreted what Apache does for the weewx > serviceI'm super new to this so I'm sorry you need to explain these > things like this. > oh geez, not a problem I have punched inbound tcp/80

Re: [weewx-user] Re: No data from station

2016-10-27 Thread vince
On Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 1:12:29 PM UTC-7, Roland Ehle wrote: > > Downgrade to python-usb 0.4.3 did not change the behavior. Clean install > of Ubuntu 14.04.5 followed by a clean install of weewx 3.6.1 did not change > the behavior. No I took a brand new Raspberry, put weewx on it, but I

Re: [weewx-user] Re: Current wisdom on the end of DST

2016-10-29 Thread vince
remember everybody doesn't switch back to Standard Time tonight - the US is next weekend, not 'this' weekend https://www.timeanddate.com/time/dst/events.html has who changes when. Interesting. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "weewx-user" group.

[weewx-user] Re: weewx, raspberry pi and sd cards - the lifetime for card

2016-11-07 Thread vince
On Monday, November 7, 2016 at 3:48:11 AM UTC-8, fraban wrote: > we solved the problem with raspberries and SD Cards with writings most > things to "RAMDISK" / tmp Files. So RAM Drive is the solution for the > problem. > > # For Debian Jessie - RAM Drive using weewx > tmpfs /tmp

[weewx-user] Re: wee_import

2016-11-10 Thread vince
On Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 1:26:33 PM UTC-8, John Masters wrote: > > Well, i have finally finished the data importation, which i couldn't have > done without your utility Gary. > 8 years of weather > > I really like the 10-year

[weewx-user] Re: Weather station autistic child

2016-11-10 Thread vince
On Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 1:13:39 PM UTC-8, vigilancewx wrote: > > I am looking to buy a weather station for my niece who is slightly > autistic, and has developed an interest in weather and collecting data. > > That is not what she would like. She would rather collect the data >

[weewx-user] Re: Wunderground flakey (again)??

2016-11-05 Thread vince
On Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 12:04:01 PM UTC-7, Andrew Milner wrote: > > The log shows every WU posting made > logwatch provides the count for the total number of WU posts made during a > day > > So - if it is being posted then it is a WU issue. > m - maybe (even 'probably') but you

Re: [weewx-user] Re: weewx, raspberry pi and sd cards - the lifetime for card

2016-11-07 Thread vince
On Monday, November 7, 2016 at 8:47:51 AM UTC-8, fraban wrote: > > Hi Vince > > >- for the weewx directory, your NOAA reports will disappear every time >you reboot, so wouldn't weewx (very slowly) regenerate them every reboot ? > > > we run jessie on the

Re: [weewx-user] Re: weewx, raspberry pi and sd cards - the lifetime for card

2016-11-07 Thread vince
On Monday, November 7, 2016 at 11:50:31 AM UTC-8, ln77 wrote: > > On my RPi installs of jessie and wheezy, /var/run is just a symlink to > /run, and /run is a tmpfs filesystem — it’s created by an init script, not > mounted out of fstab, but it is tmpfs. > > ummm - yup it is, I forgot to look

[weewx-user] Re: Mirror instead of simulator?

2016-10-22 Thread vince
On Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 6:06:10 AM UTC-7, pon...@gmail.com wrote: > > I know that Simulator is an available station_type. I would be interested > in playing with a station_type of "Mirror" where the weewx host could pick > up data from another weewx host, just to use live data without

[weewx-user] (off topic) big DOS on the DNS infrastructure underway

2016-10-21 Thread vince
http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/10/dos-attack-on-major-dns-provider-brings-internet-to-morning-crawl/ - I've seen github.com go away, to name one that might be of interest to weewx users - its addresses are 192.30.253.112 and 192.30.253.113 if you need to fake it with

[weewx-user] Re: Please can I have my bug back?

2016-10-20 Thread vince
On Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 4:11:01 AM UTC-7, mwall wrote: > test 1: remove all of the cameras and let the system run for a week > > test 2: put a powered usb hub between the weather station console and the > pi and let the system run for a week > Three usb cameras is a huge number.

[weewx-user] Re: Current wisdom on the end of DST

2016-10-28 Thread vince
On Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 10:20:34 PM UTC-7, Robin wrote: > > Daylight savings time ends this weekend. I recall experiencing problems > last year. > > What is the current 'best practice'and advice? > > What do you recall experiencing ? My best practice is to turn the clocks back one

[weewx-user] rebuilding just a couple tables rather than dropping+rebuilding all

2016-10-13 Thread vince
We have a bunch of storms approaching and I noticed that I was measuring zero rain. Got home from work and got the ladder out and found the VP2 rain weep hole plugged with some debris. Sigh. Three neighboring stations each measure about 1.00 inches of rain today for 00:00-14:00 so I'd like to

Re: [weewx-user] rebuilding just a couple tables rather than dropping+rebuilding all

2016-10-13 Thread vince
> You could just redo the sums using an update sql statement. Assuming > is the unix epoch time of the start of the day you wish to edit, It would > be something like (NOT TESTED) > > update archive_day_rain set sum=1.0 where dateTime = ; > > > alternatively, if you wanted the actual

Re: [weewx-user] Re: External site reporting irregular timing schedule

2016-10-15 Thread vince
On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 4:25:10 PM UTC-7, mwall wrote: > > On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 4:27:47 PM UTC-4, Tim Phillips wrote: >> >> Attached the new (longer) log that's been going all day. I took a glance >> at it and saw a few things that kept popping up and look out of the >>

[weewx-user] Re: $station.uptime should not reset to Zero when weewx is only doing a reload

2016-10-14 Thread vince
On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 2:35:24 AM UTC-7, gjr80 wrote: > > - A reload (or a restart if you really want to) is required if you make > changes to weewx.conf. > yup - that was the case I had a few times in the past. I think I had forgotten to enable the station registry, but didn't want

Re: [weewx-user] Re: Version 3.6.1

2016-10-14 Thread vince
On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 3:36:25 AM UTC-7, Liz wrote: > > On Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:24:02 -0700 > Thomas Keffer wrote: > > > Oh, I should mention: weewx now has an apt repository! > > > > Installs and upgrades can be done using apt-get. Follow the > > directions here

Re: [weewx-user] Viewing Data

2016-11-26 Thread vince
On Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 11:57:42 AM UTC-8, Tom Keffer wrote: > > Unfortunately, there is not. > > Your choices are to either use the Weather Underground's "Rapidfire" > protocol, or to try the weewx extension, mesowx > . If you go with mesowx, you

Re: [weewx-user] Re: Replacing the Raspberry Pi

2016-12-09 Thread vince
On Friday, December 9, 2016 at 5:26:53 AM UTC-8, Auchtermuchty Weather wrote: > > Clean install of the OS, Weewx or both? > > I'm going to try copying the entire /home/weewx tree to the new RPi and > then use setup.py to upgrade there, and see how it goes. > >> The thing in a 2.x => 3.x weewx

[weewx-user] Re: Integration with Alexa

2016-12-15 Thread vince
On Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 8:24:21 AM UTC-8, Matt Sargent wrote: > > I am writing an Alexa skill that would be able to interface to Weewx. > Pretty simple for the current data and such, but I am hoping to add the > ability to query past weather conditions. Has anyone developed an API of

[weewx-user] Re: Is it worth swapping from fine offset to Davis Vantage?

2016-12-11 Thread vince
> > > I've got a bit of spare cash so I thought I'd 'upgrade' to a Vantage Pro > or Vue as Davis seems to be the Rolls Royce of weather stations and the > sampling rate is so much shorter, but would I get the extra precision that > I'm after? > > If you've upgraded to a Davis from a

[weewx-user] Re: forecast extension version 3.2.0

2016-12-09 Thread vince
On Friday, December 9, 2016 at 10:33:56 AM UTC-8, mwall wrote: > > On Friday, December 9, 2016 at 11:59:36 AM UTC-5, vince wrote: >> >> How do you get the first screenshot to happen ? >> (the 'simple display of one week forecast') >> > > the screenshots on the w

[weewx-user] Re: SQLite vs. MySQL

2017-01-09 Thread vince
On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 11:07:33 AM UTC-8, tempus wrote: > > 2) Other than simpler installation and administration, does SQLite provide > any significant advantage in weewx applications (speed, maybe)? > > I'd lean toward yes. It is much simpler to learn and it runs fast on much less

[weewx-user] Re: Integration with Alexa

2017-01-09 Thread vince
On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 5:15:29 PM UTC-8, Steve Dulmes wrote: > > Very cool. This is what I'd like to do too. Thanks. Well at a minimum, you'll need to have a developer key at amazon associated with the profile your Echo uses, so you can set all that stuff up now and fiddle with it to

[weewx-user] Re: Installation on Raspberry Pi 3 - issue with no setup screen at startup, so no file created in home folder?

2017-01-12 Thread vince
On Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 2:45:57 PM UTC-8, Gary Barnett wrote: > > > Upon installing weewx on my Raspberry Pi 3 - I never see the first-time > setup screen where you put all your local information, so no config file is > created in home folder? > > I tried reinstalling but still no

[weewx-user] Re: Outdoor Wireless Webcam Integration

2017-01-12 Thread vince
On Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 8:57:04 PM UTC-8, Steve2Q wrote: > > I know that there are commercial security cams that have their own > software which enable one to log onto them from anywhere, but I assume they > are more secure that just opening a port on the router. > That would be a

[weewx-user] Re: WU rapid fire stops working after upgrade/s

2016-12-01 Thread vince
On Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 3:18:12 PM UTC-8, Marty Thompson wrote: > > what logs or configs do you need to see > > > same as every other problem report in the last several years.. - run "wee_debug --info" for starters and post that after checking it doesn't have any passwords in

[weewx-user] Re: Weewx won't start with daemon and by itself on 1st try

2017-01-04 Thread vince
On Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 3:39:35 PM UTC-8, Jerry Deibel wrote: > > Mwall, > > Here is the log after a shutdown and start.I started the log as soon > as it booted, but how does that tell up anything. > > pi@raspberrypi:~ $ tail -f /var/log/syslog > >> >> try "tail -n 300 -f

[weewx-user] Re: Integration with Alexa

2017-01-09 Thread vince
On Friday, January 6, 2017 at 3:55:33 PM UTC-8, Steve Dulmes wrote: > > Has anyone had any success with the Amazon Echo with weewx data. I would > like to be able to ask Alexa for the temperature, wind chill, how much rain > we had today, etc. Would this be done with IFTTT? > > ok, I had greater

Re: [weewx-user] Create backup image of the running system

2016-12-29 Thread vince
On Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 1:35:54 AM UTC-8, Per Edström wrote: > > Actually, there is not that much info available.. > > There is a 'huge' amount of information available for how to back up a pi, how to back up a sqlite3 database, and how to verify a backup is good and can be restored.

[weewx-user] Re: Conting could hours

2017-01-02 Thread vince
On Monday, January 2, 2017 at 7:14:37 AM UTC-8, Pedro Abreu Silva wrote: > > Is it possible to add a total hour counter to log the total hours that > temperature was between 0 and 9 degrees celcius, on the webserver? > > > I have a SLE on github for reporting the time elapsed since last rain, it

[weewx-user] Re: Weewx won't start with daemon and by itself on 1st try

2017-01-05 Thread vince
Your logfile is where it gets interesting: Jan 5 08:10:44 raspberrypi weewx[504]: engine: Loading station type ObserverIP (user.observerip) Jan 5 08:10:44 raspberrypi weewx[504]: observerip: version is 0.5mw Jan 5 08:10:44 raspberrypi weewx[504]: import of driver failed: [Errno 101] Network

[weewx-user] memory usage of forecast extension

2016-12-17 Thread vince
I run weewx on a 128 MB RAM system, so perhaps this is a bit unusual, but in loading the current forecast extension it 'seems' that it has really high memory usage in VSZ. I'm wondering how much this might matter (or not): Symptoms I saw: - added forecast 3.2.4 on my weewx 3.6.1 Dockstar,

[weewx-user] Re: memory usage of forecast extension

2016-12-18 Thread vince
On Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 6:26:45 PM UTC-8, mwall wrote: > > sorry in advance for the lack of analysis on this, but here are some raw > data from the heap. > > this is the heap after initial startup, at the first archive interval. > note the total size. > > what follows are the

Re: [weewx-user] Re: Integration with AREDN mesh network

2016-12-19 Thread vince
On Monday, December 19, 2016 at 9:13:09 AM UTC-8, Joe Spears wrote: > > The Vantage Vue Console unfortunately needs the WeatherLink Package to > connect. It is pricey and you don't use the software since you are using > weewx. You just use the board that goes in the console for the USB >

[weewx-user] Re: Running weewx on RPi3 with setup.py installation

2016-12-23 Thread vince
On Friday, December 23, 2016 at 1:24:09 PM UTC-8, Dan'l B wrote: > > I giving the setup.py install a trial run and have one puzzle: once > started manually (all works fine) what are the commands to stop, start or > re-start? > > Same commands you do on any debian system to start and stop

Re: [weewx-user] Running weewx on RPi3 with setup.py installation

2016-12-23 Thread vince
On Friday, December 23, 2016 at 1:28:16 PM UTC-8, Dave Webb wrote: > > Did you look here? > > http://www.weewx.com/docs/setup.htm > > The users' guide is a little better, although it still references init.d files (Raspbian is systemd now):

[weewx-user] Re: Process Monitoring on Debian Installation

2016-12-28 Thread vince
On Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 11:14:50 AM UTC-8, Phil Green wrote: > > I have a live installation running with a Vantage View on a Pi using the > setup.py method. > I have now tried on another Pi installing using the Debian method. For the > time being it's running a simulated weather

[weewx-user] Re: Process Monitoring on Debian Installation

2016-12-28 Thread vince
On Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 12:19:09 PM UTC-8, Phil Green wrote: > > Yes,systemctl status weewx give me the process number. > ps and the process number, shows me the process but it only lists it as > python. Whereas my other system it actually comes up as weewxd ! > Must be the difference

[weewx-user] Re: USB-reset changes /dev/ttyUSB0 to /dev/ttyUSB1

2016-12-28 Thread vince
google for "usb device number changes linux" - there are a 'lot' of links that come up. Impossible to say much more without knowing what os you are running. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "weewx-user" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop

[weewx-user] Re: Is it worth swapping from fine offset to Davis Vantage?

2016-12-21 Thread vince
another Davis support tidbit.my VP2 rain gauge isn't registering too well these days after 8 years so I called Davis phone support to see what my options were. Options included: - new VP2 of course - new Vue of course - new VP2 sensor suite - new Vue sensor suite - replace

[weewx-user] Re: weewx stop reporting (or crash?) few time per day ????

2016-12-22 Thread vince
On Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 11:00:57 AM UTC-8, Andrew Milner wrote: > > Matthew - thanks for the correction. I was hoping that you would > eventually join this thread - especially since we have now established it > is a totally new installation with no previous 'working' history. I still

Re: [weewx-user] Re: memory usage of forecast extension

2016-12-19 Thread vince
On Monday, December 19, 2016 at 4:44:14 AM UTC-8, Tom Keffer wrote: > > Your instrumentation is a useful one, but remember that, by default, the > gc runs irregularly. Weewx explicitly runs it every 3 hours. So it's > possible that the gc just hasn't gotten around to collecting the old >

Re: [weewx-user] Re: Replacing the Raspberry Pi

2016-12-16 Thread vince
On Friday, December 16, 2016 at 7:29:32 AM UTC-8, Andrew Milner wrote: > > Just do one thing at a time > > Agree. Go very slowly. One step at a time. Your post at 6:40AM where you wiggled the cable and got some syslog messages leads me to believe that you have some cable or adaptor that is

[weewx-user] Re: Doesn't Read correctly from Davis Vantage Pro 2

2017-03-22 Thread vince
I hesitate to suggest this one, but https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/weewx-user/YMZzaHsHCPk looks like it might be worth a read. Tom/Matthew/Greg - might this be a VP2 memory corruption thing ? I also found https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/weewx-development/HLHUQwo1Y7k but

[weewx-user] Re: Doesn't Read correctly from Davis Vantage Pro 2

2017-03-22 Thread vince
On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:42:53 PM UTC-7, Cody Howard wrote: > > Thanks so much for your suggestion. It was indeed a hardware corruption > problem. Dumped and cleared the data and its working again. Thanks for > your help!! > > great news. when in doubt, google for the error message,

[weewx-user] Re: Trouble with Corrupt Station Memory - Vantage Pro

2017-03-29 Thread vince
On Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1:18:06 AM UTC-7, Niklas Berglund wrote: > > > I wonder if its possible to add this function at boot of the RPi? in a > shellscript or in rc.local ? > > Is there a better or worse way to do this ? > > > It is possible to add 'anything' you want to a shell script or

Re: [weewx-user] Re: cannot find "alltime"

2017-03-15 Thread vince
On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 6:51:14 AM UTC-7, Eelco F wrote: > However I'm afraid I don quite follow your references to the directories. > There is no such directory as /bin/user on my systems. So where exactly > should the stats.py reside on a ubuntu/debian system? > > Read carefully, he

[weewx-user] Re: Cache Problem

2017-03-16 Thread vince
On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:59:29 AM UTC-7, Joe Percival wrote: > > Recently my webhost (bluehost) started .. > yeah - they're notorious for 'helping'. Try setting up email forwarders to gmail and watch not 'all' of your mail get forwarded yet you never know what they didn't forward.

[weewx-user] Re: My reports do not run

2017-03-15 Thread vince
On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:11:06 AM UTC-7, Theophanis Kontogiannis wrote: > Any idea why my reports do not run? > not without seeing some logs, preferably with debug=1 in weewx.conf -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "weewx-user" group. To

[weewx-user] Re: weewx won't start after LOCAL change on raspberrypi

2017-04-12 Thread vince
On Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:16:52 AM UTC-7, Ansi wrote: > > I used raspi-config to change the LOCAL, but have not rebooted the > raspberry yet. > I'll try that first. > >> >> raspi-config runs the dpkg utilities for you, just with a simpler interface, so the results are the same. you

[weewx-user] Re: Raspberry Pi / Interface Board

2017-04-13 Thread vince
On Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7:23:11 AM UTC-7, Francisco Puig wrote: > > I'm trying this interface with an raspberry pi but even that I see the > data on the interface coming from the weather station the weewx doesn't > work. Anybody has tried something similar to this? > > > Try searching the

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