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[Solved] UFO/Input bug

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Re: UFO/Input bug

Postby Michat » Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:56 pm

Bjoern wrote in Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:12 am: I am trying to get a more mundane workaround running, based on locking all flight control output


Hi, and thank for your research.

Using CH yoke and Thrustmaster I've suffered a lot of this crazy joystick initialization state. Not only with the ufo.

My mundane method to resolve that problem is:

1. Enter in BIOS mother board and set-check USB to highest speed mode, trivial but took over 1 day to find it.
2. When on FGinit the yoke become crazy. Unplug it, plugging again go to DEBUG and set RELOAD INPUT.
3. Still it happens?. repeat number 2 If needed do it again.
4. Still happens? Close FG and restart.

Poor of the CH yoke users that are using on windows the CH product calibration tool. Just trying to avoid crazy joystick initialization in FG. Because every time they use such tool, user will have to stress the yoke to the limits, over stressing the spring mechanism. Once you play with that tool yoke will became glitchy.

On linux does not need to calibrate so oft. Calibration tools in Linux will work better than over thousand of CH calibrations for windows.

Thanks
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Re: UFO/Input bug

Postby Bjoern » Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:16 am

Erik kindly created and pushed a commit to FGJoystickInput.cxx that fixes the issue for me (and one other person).

Marking the thread as solved.
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