Thanks, that's awesome!!!

On Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 12:18:17 AM UTC-6, Andrew Milner wrote:
> wunderfixer can be used to fill in the missing wunderground data once you 
> have everything in the weewx database.  I run wunderfixer automatically via 
> cron twice a day since there are always missing records so it appears even 
> during 'normal' operations!!
> On Saturday, 24 February 2018 08:04:08 UTC+2, wrote:
>> Every time my logger gets a lot of data that hasn't been sent to weewx 
>> because system is offline (like power outage for last 2 days), the system 
>> comes up, vantage driver fails a CRC16 error well documented and then the 
>> only thing you can do is manually pull all the power to the envoy and 
>> restart weewx.  it will download some data to the database and then get an 
>> error again and exit the vantage driver.  You may get and hour or 2 of data 
>> and then have to stop, pull power, start weewx and view log.
>> I used to have the data being pumped to CWOP and WUNDERGROUND.  I turned 
>> off CWOP and it behaved slightly better but it seems as soon as a 
>> WUNDERGROUND record went out it would stop working pretty close to that 
>> point.
>> Today I decided to do a wee_device --dump.  I'm confused why using the 
>> exact same drivers it has no problem reading and streaming all the data in 
>> to the database (obviously error-ing out on duplicate keys) and never gets 
>> a CRC error.    Obviously no WUNDERGROUND data is sent but the process does 
>> finish. If I then start weewx, it goes right in to the loop process and 
>> doesn't fail.
>> I know people have chased the USB cable, power supply (my logger is 
>> wrapped in AC duct foil tape (including the cable) and has a 2 ferrite 
>> ended cable.  Doesn't help. Power supply is new and fine on Rpi.   
>> I think it may be the vantage driver and trying to pause during a push to 
>> one of the services while downloading all this data.  Can't prove that  but 
>> that is my observation. 
>> I modified  today to allow me to not have to say yes to the 
>> dump command with a --dumpauto option. I took weewx out of rc.d and run a 
>> job a startup using cron that calls wee_device --dumpauto and then 
>> immediately starts weewx.  
>> While that is the backstory, what am I missing by taking this approach 
>> that at least has the system back up and running when the power goes down 
>> or multiple hours of data end up on the logger without weewx running?
>> I get I am probably not getting data to wunderground for all those  
>> periods.  it is in the database.  not sure what else to try.

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