Pixhawk Drone arming

[Hobbypower Pixhawk PX4 Flight Controller]

[HKPilot32 Flight Controller] [products]

[Logging blocking arming]

[PreArm: Logging failed]

Arming is failing and I’m down to these messages.

PreArm: Logging failed
Frame: QUAD
fmuv2 002A0037 3337510B 32343735
ChibiOS: ff603d11
ArduCopter V3.6.3 (63eb66fe)
PreArm: Logging failed
u-blox 1 HW: 00080000 SW: ROM CORE 3.01 (107888)
PreArm: Logging failed
PreArm: Hardware safety switch
EKF2 IMU1 tilt alignment complete
EKF2 IMU0 tilt alignment complete
EKF2 IMU1 initial yaw alignment complete
EKF2 IMU0 initial yaw alignment complete
GPS 1: detected as u-blox at 115200 baud
Frame: QUAD
fmuv2 002A0037 3337510B 32343735
ChibiOS: ff603d11
ArduCopter V3.6.3 (63eb66fe)
Barometer calibration complete
Initialising APM

There’s an arm check for logging that had to be disabled. Now arming works.

Belarc Advisor

MS Support was driving my PC trying to activate Windows 10 when I saw them install [Belarc Advisor] in order to fetch the installed product keys installed on my machine. In the end it didn’t work and I had to enter the product key from Windows 7 to activate Windows 10. It just interesting that they used 3rd party software. Even more odd was that all the support tools where not on a microsoft subdomain, which looks highly suspect. A.k.a `secure.logmeinrescue-enterprise.com`

Git Ignore Changes

Sometimes you have a committed file and you intentionally want to ignore changes to it.

git update-index --assume-unchanged [ ...]

And later return back to normal.

git update-index --no-assume-unchanged [ ...]

Interesting Reads From First Week of June 2016

[Google’s new tools let anyone create art using AI]
[Intel’s new consumer head dreams of building J.A.R.V.I.S.]
[Hubble shows the universe is expanding faster than we thought]
[Microsoft has just what VR needs]
[Why gaze tracking startup Cogisen is eyeing the Internet of Things]
[The barbell effect of machine learning]
[Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think]
[Ericsson: IoT connections will crush mobile by 2018]