[Ovmsdev] What causes factory reset?

Michael Balzer dexter at expeedo.de
Thu Jun 21 04:20:43 HKT 2018

It's always the missing log… your logs look perfectly normal, no hint of anything going wrong on the first setup.

Option 2 can be excluded if you had the SD inserted all the time, as the button status is only checked when no SD is inserted.


Am 20.06.2018 um 21:37 schrieb Stephen Casner:
> Mark,
> Thanks for the prompt reply.
>>  1. SDCARD factoryreset.txt
>>  2. Hold the program button down for several seconds
>>  3. Command-line
> I certainly didn't intentionally do 1 or 3.  I do have the module
> installed in the 3D-printed case for the v3.0 module that I have
> modified with a plastic button extension that allows me to push the
> reset button with the module enclosed in the case.  (I mentioned this
> a while back; the extension is the plastic part that performed the
> same role in a defunct GFCI plug on a hair dryer.)  It is conceivable
> that this extension pushed on the program button instead of the reset
> button, but that is not likely because of the physical geometry and
> the button is still working properly as a reset.
>> Maybe not a factory reset but a corrupt config partition? Can you
>> try to change config. Then reboot. Then check config is still there?
> We don't have any "shutdown" operation to stop the module cleanly, so
> after the configuration I just unplugged it from the USB cable thereby
> removing power.  Is there some likelihood that /store would not have
> been stable?
> As I mentioned, when I brought the module back to my desk after it did
> not come up in the car, I saw this:
> W (550) esp32wifi: AutoInit: factory reset detected, starting public AP net 'OVMS' with password 'OVMSinit'
> A full log via USB is attached in case there might be anything
> interesting in it.  It shows the session where I did the wizard setup
> initially, then the session where I brought it back and found it back
> to factory reset, then a third session where I disconnected from power
> and plugged back in without loss of the config.
>                                                         -- Steve
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