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DRCSIM: gazebo crashes when model launced as "pinned"

asked 2012-12-11 05:15:28 -0500

EricSidorov gravatar image

updated 2012-12-11 05:22:36 -0500

I'm using the drc simulator and I've recently updated to gazebo 1.3, since then I encounter the following problem:

If I try to "pin" the robot model too early (publish "pinned" to /mode either from the launch file or from the command line) gazebo crashes. If I wait a little before I publish the message everything seems to work fine.

I also noticed that even though I launch my model with no position controllers started it still stays in a stiff position for several seconds before it collapses, perhaps this is the time when a pin command will crash the simulator?

Any idea what might be the problem?

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answered 2012-12-11 09:00:23 -0500

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The DRCRobotPlugin unpins the simulation automatically after 10s.

There was one bug fixed already regarding the mode setting: code fix

Of course you'd have to build from source or wait for the next release to get this fix.

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Asked: 2012-12-11 05:15:28 -0500

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