This section describes how to solve common errors and problems.

  • pics_gui or pics_ag GUIs hanging / not responding. Solution
  • Power failure of X terminals and associated computer (e.g. o2klinux). Solution
  • pics_ag hanging in autoguiding mode. Solution
  • Error upon first start of pics_gui. Solution
  • pics_gui does not update image upon start. Solution
  • pics_ag command line periodically updated with "possibly saturated..." Solution
  • pics_ag produces error message on command line and freezes GUI. Solution

  • At PMAS startup or during normal operation: PMAS Status Window signals an error for mechanical component (red flag). See particular examples below. Solution