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asked 2013-07-22 17:05:04 -0500

EduardoMaciel gravatar image

updated 2013-07-23 17:06:38 -0500

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I have a problem with use the ros_control: No type element found for transmission. See my urdf. For get control functional what I need?

I am using this tutorial, as well as this one.

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answered 2013-07-23 20:17:07 -0500

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updated 2013-07-24 12:08:36 -0500

Hi Eduardo,

I'm afraid you tried to follow the ros_control tutorial that was not ready to be used yet (as noted at top of page). There have been lots of changes with ros_control since I made that initial draft. I just over-hauled the tutorial and now I'd say it is much closer to being production ready (90%).

In particular, the format of transmissions that you have attempted to use has changed, be sure to update your URDF transmissions.

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Very good Dave, your tip worked, but I'm still having a problem, [WARN] [WallTime: 1374687405.894700] [48.796000] Controller Spawner couldn't reach controller_manager to load controllers. My yaml:(https://gist.github.com/anonymous/6072791) and my launch: (https://gist.github.com/anonymous/6072802)

EduardoMaciel gravatar imageEduardoMaciel ( 2013-07-24 12:49:09 -0500 )edit

Same here seems to hang on load controller

Cdrwolfe gravatar imageCdrwolfe ( 2013-08-01 11:39:38 -0500 )edit

I think this is a namespace error... you might could try to change your namespace to ns="/" This worked for me...

evilBiber gravatar imageevilBiber ( 2013-08-14 04:46:04 -0500 )edit
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