Troubleshooting

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Ros Master

If you are experiencing an issue with connecting or pinging ROS Master follow these trouble shooting steps.

1. Ensure that the network of both ROS machines(including ROS Master) has been properly configured. follow below link to configure network and setup communication between ROS master and slave machines.

Connecting to Baxter and/or Remote Computer

2. Ensure that the IP address of the ROS master that you are trying to connect and ping is correct. You can use the command line command 'ifconfig -a' on ROS Master to check the IP address of the network or run roscore which will show the IP address.

3. Ensure roscore is running on the ROS master. even if you can ping the IP address of ROS Master, you need the ros core running in order to communicate and use further features.

4. Ensure Ros master address has been sourced, below link shows how to source ros master.

Ros Master

Time Sync

Use the link Time Check to check the time has been synchronized. Otherwise use this link Time Sync to establish time synchronization between ROS machines.

Beeps

The link below will lead you to the details of each frequency of beeps corresponds to errors occurs.

Diagnostics

Can't Drive manually

Follow the steps below in order to trouble shoot and solve the problems with manual mode.

1. Ensure joystick powered on and the mode switch turned to manual mode.

2. Ensure mobility base has been enabled using joy stick.

3. Ensure e-stop has been disabled.

The diagnostic GUI, that you can access using RQT application on mobility base machine, contains Manual mode status which will be helpful trouble shoot the problem. Diagnostics

Cant Drive Autonomously

Follow the steps below in order to trouble shoot and solve the problems with manual mode.

1. Ensure joystick powered on and the mode switch turned to Computer mode.

2. Ensure e-stop has been disabled

The diagnostic GUI, that you can access using RQT application on mobility base machine, contains Computer mode status which will be helpful to trouble shoot the problem. Diagnostics