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Offline TPS

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Re: Locking a Mach3 setup
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2020, 02:04:59 PM »
if you Google for sysinternals filemon, it might be a help to find who is changing the file.
anything is possible, just try to do it.
if you find some mistakes, in my bad bavarian english,they are yours.

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Re: Locking a Mach3 setup
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2020, 02:10:50 PM »
Thanks
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Re: Locking a Mach3 setup
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2020, 07:27:04 AM »
I have done a bit of digging on this one, there is a feature/bug/action where if you cancel/stop/interrupt a g-code file loading it turns the watchdog on.

Could this be the cause?

 

You are correct

I tested this morning, and if the file-load is called and then cancelled it flips the watchdog thingy to on!

I have no idea why or how that could have crept into the source code but of course its there forever ;)

At least i know that i need to check after each file load now.
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Re: Locking a Mach3 setup
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2020, 07:37:22 AM »
Another undocumented feature discovered  :D
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Re: Locking a Mach3 setup
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2020, 07:40:19 AM »
Yep, its the file-load "Cancel"button triggers it.

If you invoke file-load and press "Cancel" it flips the watchdogs on.

If you invoke file-load and press "Ok" without selecting a file it cancels the load request and does NOT flip the watchdog on.

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