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Upgraded to V5 and now not working

Message on my stat screen said my site was not yet upgraded to 5.0. So I executed the command to upgrade and now it does not work. I didn’t know what to try, so I downloaded the 5.0 and flashed it to the sd card. Still nothing. Not that tech advanced but no incapable either, but dont know what to do next. The Pi is a 3B

Please elaborate on what you mean by “does not work”.

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Can you please give more detail what do you mean by “nothing”?

  1. You dont see the skyaware map
  2. You see the map but no planes
  3. You see the map and planes, but your MyAdsb site showz station off line
  4. In your browser, what do you see at
  • IP-OF-PI
  • IP-OF-PI:8080
  • IP-OF-PI/skyaware/
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I see the map but no planes. Pos, rings nexrad ets all show.
The log says it is empty. I get the feeling it just continues to attempt to re-boot.
all three ip’s I Get error message on bottom of screen " Problem fetching data from dump1090.
AJAX call failed (timeout: timeout). Maybe dump1090 is no longer running?
The displayed map data will be out of date.
Pi lights are mostly solid rd and occaision flashes of green.

What is the output of this command

journalctl -u dump1090-fa -n 20 --no-pager

I am juming in here (sorry), because I have the same problem. My Pi is a Zero W.

IP-OF-PI - “Placeholder page”?
IP-OF-PI:8080 - PiAware SkyAware map centered over nothern Italy!? (I live in Sweden).
IP-OF-PI/skyaware/ - PiAware SkyAware map centered over nothern Italy!? (I live in Sweden).

When i run journalctl -u dump1090-fa - n 20 --no-pager I get this:
– Logs begin at Sat 2021-04-10 06:04:02 BST, end at Sat 2021-04-10 06:37:06 BST. –
Apr 10 06:04:35 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Started dump1090 ADS-B receiver (FlightAware customization).
Apr 10 06:04:36 raspberrypi dump1090-fa[440]: Sat Apr 10 06:04:36 2021 BST dump1090-fa 5.0 starting up.
Apr 10 06:04:37 raspberrypi dump1090-fa[440]: rtlsdr: using device #0: Generic RTL2832U (Realtek, RTL2832U, SN 00001000)
Apr 10 06:04:37 raspberrypi dump1090-fa[440]: Detached kernel driver
Apr 10 06:04:37 raspberrypi dump1090-fa[440]: Found Rafael Micro R820T tuner
Apr 10 06:04:38 raspberrypi dump1090-fa[440]: rtlsdr: enabling tuner AGC
Apr 10 06:04:38 raspberrypi dump1090-fa[440]: Allocating 4 zero-copy buffers

Your dump1090-fa seems working OK.
If you move the map to Sweden, do you see any aircraft?

Yes, I can see some aircraft.

sudo systemctl restart piaware   

sudo systemctl restart dump1090-fa   

Go to skyaware map in browser, and reload browser (Ctrl+F5)

Hopefully you will see all OK. If not, check your Flightaware stats page (My-ADSB). Are 3 buttons green or red?

I still have to move the map to my location, which b t w is not displayed. There are some aicrafts displayed. When I go in to stats page, all buttons are red.

You have NOT set feeder ID after upgrade.

STEP-1:
Go to My-ADSB stats page and copy the feeder-id (Unique Identifier), as shown in red rectangle in screenshot below.

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STEP-2:
Issue following command to set your feeder-id.
(Replace xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx by Unique Identifer you have copied from My-ADSB stats page.

sudo piaware-config feeder-id xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx   

sudo systemctl restart piaware  

sudo systemctl restart dump1090-fa   

Now check map again. Reload browser Ctrl+F5. Now the rings will be centered at your location :slight_smile:

After 5 minutes, check stats page My-ADSB. All 3 buttons should be green now.

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Thanks, now it looks much better :blush:

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I have the same problem No Aircraft
Luckily I downloaded it to a new SD
I just went back to the old SD ver 4
I’ll just live with the reminder until you sort it out

Then the likelihood is extremely high you did something wrong.
Fresh installs have no record of not working in regards to this version.

Please brows the How-to linked below. May be you will discover what you missed or did wrong.

Another possibility is that downloaded image was corrupted or write of image to new SD card got corrupted. I would suggest you again download the ver 5 image, and write newly downloaded image to new microSD card.

How to Install and Configure Piaware 5.0 SD card image - Quickstart Guide

 

 

I cannot Putty into the device. Both wireless and ethernet. Putty just times out. first time using putty but I am assuming I did all correctly. Wireless did not connect to router but wired did. So I tried with that IP and just times out on connection. I replaced the SD card thinking that may be it since I had the same troubles others reported about Etcher writing and verifying sd. Etcher completed and verified on new SD, but I don’t think device is running

You have ssh enabled adding a text file named ssh in the boot partition?
Did you wait 5 min after connecting it?
Did ping work?

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Appreciate your help, and patience. I did find one stupid mistake that fixed the wifi issue and now I can see the log. I have 3 green on MLAT, but show no planes and log says 0 messages sent.
The output of your command is below:

Apr 12 01:17:21 piaware systemd[1]: Started dump1090 ADS-B receiver (FlightAware customization).
Apr 12 01:17:21 piaware dump1090-fa[555]: Mon Apr 12 01:17:21 2021 UTC dump1090-fa 5.0 starting up.
Apr 12 01:17:21 piaware dump1090-fa[555]: rtlsdr: using device #0: Generic RTL2832U OEM (Realtek, RTL2838UHIDIR, SN 00000001)
Apr 12 01:17:22 piaware dump1090-fa[555]: Detached kernel driver
Apr 12 01:17:22 piaware dump1090-fa[555]: Found Rafael Micro R820T tuner
Apr 12 01:17:22 piaware dump1090-fa[555]: rtlsdr: enabling tuner AGC
Apr 12 01:17:22 piaware dump1090-fa[555]: Allocating 4 zero-copy buffers

journalctl -u