[Ovmsdev] OVMS Not Responding

Tom Saxton tom at idleloop.com
Mon May 7 02:14:32 HKT 2012

Rebooting the module got it working again.


on 5/5/12 5:57 PM, Mark Webb-Johnson wrote:

> Tom,
> The TMC server shows the last connection from your car was 2012-05-03 17:29
> (whatever time zone the TMC server is in - EDT?).
> This is one of the reasons I want to do those flashing lights diagnostics
> codes. The only way of knowing what it is doing at the moment is to plug in
> RS232 to the modem and see the comms there (but that cant be done with the
> modem in the box).
> I suggest you check the flashing lights and see what they are currently
> showing. Other than that, try to reboot the module.
> Regards, Mark.
> On 6 May, 2012, at 12:50 AM, Tom Saxton wrote:
>> Our Roadster has been parked for 9 days (since 4/26). When I open the OVMS
>> iPhone app, I see on the Battery screen a flashing antenna in the upper
>> right with a red ball at the top and red text below that says "43 hours". In
>> the upper left it says "P 8 days".
>> When I finished the most recent drive, the SOC was 88%, 168 ideal. This
>> morning when I looked at the car it read 83% and 158 ideal. Then I started a
>> charge. The OVMS app shows 84% and 160 ideal, so it's probably a couple of
>> days old.
>> I get no response when sending an SMS message.
>> So I figured the OVMS box had lost contact, and needed to reboot, but just
>> for fun, I logged into AT&T to see when it stopped sending data. It hasn't!
>> It's been sending data every day for the past month, including 5 burts today
>> from 1KB to 19 KB.
>> The most recent activity I saw was when it forwarded a spam text to me on
>> 4/29.
>> Any thoughts on what's going on, or anything I should do before I reboot it?
>>    Tom
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