Robot has been off after pre-auton

  1. 2 weeks ago
    Edited 2 weeks ago by meobeou

    After coding an auton selector, I tested it without being plugged into a competition system and it worked perfectly. Whenever I select an auton while the competition cable is plugged in, a message appears on the LCD saying "Disabled" next to a timer. It will not run auton or driver control after this point, the timer keeps going. As soon as I unplug it from the Driver Interface, it works perfectly in driver control. I already checked for an infinite loop in the pre auton function, there is none. Any way this issue could be resolved?

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  3. We had this problem during our last competition, and it turned out that we forgot to name our cortex so the program wouldn’t run in a match.

  4. jpearman

    Jan 10 Moderator, ROBOTC Tech Support, V5 Beta Moderator Los Angeles 8888

    The robot is disabled so neither auton or usercontrol will be running.

    There's a flag you can set to false to disable that timer (in RC 4.56)
    in pre-auton set

    bDisplayCompetitionStatusOnLcd = false;

    here are the notes from the competition include file.

    // This global is used to disable the status display on the LCD by the code
    // in this file.  The user may want to use the LCD during the pre_auton
    // function and not have it overwritten by calls to displayStatusAndTime
    bool bDisplayCompetitionStatusOnLcd = true;

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