[chiplotle-discuss] Roland DXY 885

douglas repetto douglas at music.columbia.edu
Thu Mar 15 19:16:05 EDT 2012


So you've got to create the .chiplotle directory yourself:

mkdir .chiplotle
cd .chiplotle
mkdir output
touch session.log
ls -la

Now give chiplotle a try...

douglas

On 3/15/12 7:12 PM, Calvin Stables wrote:
> it seems to create the session log ok but i get nothing on the ~/.chiplotle...
> this is what i get;
>
> calvin:~ calvinstables$ cd ~/.chiplotle
> -bash: cd: /Users/calvinstables/.chiplotle: No such file or directory
> calvin:~ calvinstables$ touch session.log
> calvin:~ calvinstables$ mkdir output
> mkdir: output: File exists
> calvin:~ calvinstables$ ls -la .
> total 72
> drwxr-xr-x+  35 calvinstables  staff   1190 Mar 15 20:16 .
> drwxr-xr-x    5 root           admin    170 Mar 13  2011 ..
> -rw-------    1 calvinstables  staff      3 Mar 13  2011 .CFUserTextEncoding
> -rw-r--r--@   1 calvinstables  staff  24580 Mar 16 00:27 .DS_Store
> drwx------    8 calvinstables  staff    272 Mar 15 22:40 .Trash
> -rw-------    1 calvinstables  staff      0 Apr  5  2011 .Xauthority
> drwxr-xr-x    4 calvinstables  staff    136 Mar 16  2011 .adobe
> -rw-------    1 calvinstables  staff   1891 Mar 15 21:04 .bash_history
> drwxr-xr-x    4 calvinstables  staff    136 Mar 15 17:11 .config
> drwx------    3 calvinstables  staff    102 Mar 17  2011 .cups
> drwx------   13 calvinstables  staff    442 Mar 15 17:21 .dropbox
> drwxr-xr-x    9 calvinstables  staff    306 Mar  7 21:25 .editrocket
> drwxr-xr-x   31 calvinstables  staff   1054 Oct  8 15:18 .fontconfig
> -rwxrwxrwx@   1 calvinstables  staff     25 Feb 13 13:05 .hdtgfbkrc
> drwxr-xr-x    2 calvinstables  staff     68 Mar  7 21:07 .idlerc
> drwxr-xr-x    2 calvinstables  staff     68 Jun 16  2011 .numptyphysics
> drwxr-xr-x    3 calvinstables  staff    102 Mar 30  2011 .qgis
> drwxr-xr-x    3 calvinstables  staff    102 Mar  7 21:25 .rs
> drwxr-xr-x    2 calvinstables  staff     68 Apr 27  2011 .wapi
> drwxr-xr-x    5 calvinstables  staff    170 Mar  7 00:45 Applications
> drwx------+  26 calvinstables  staff    884 Mar 15 22:34 Desktop
> drwx------@  17 calvinstables  staff    578 Mar  6 12:42 Documents
> drwx------+ 235 calvinstables  staff   7990 Mar 15 22:40 Downloads
> drwx------@   9 calvinstables  staff    306 Mar 14 16:51 Dropbox
> drwx------+  49 calvinstables  staff   1666 Mar  9 12:12 Library
> drwx------+  22 calvinstables  staff    748 Feb 23 00:11 Movies
> drwx------+   8 calvinstables  staff    272 Feb 27 21:05 Music
> drwx------+  28 calvinstables  staff    952 Feb 24 15:19 Pictures
> drwxr-xr-x+   6 calvinstables  staff    204 Nov 27 01:24 Public
> drwxr-xr-x+   6 calvinstables  staff    204 Apr  5  2011 Sites
> drwxr-xr-x@  12 calvinstables  staff    408 Mar  2 20:37 Uct
> drwxr-xr-x    2 calvinstables  staff     68 Mar 15 20:16 output
> -rw-r--r--    1 calvinstables  staff      0 Mar 16 01:11 session.log
> calvin:~ calvinstables$
>
>
>
> On 15 Mar 2012, at 5:57 PM, douglas repetto wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi Calvin,
>>
>> Try creating the files yourself. They should be created for you, but for some reason that's not happening. Try this:
>>
>> cd ~/.chiplotle
>> touch session.log
>> mkdir output
>> ls -la .
>>
>>
>> Tell us what you see...
>>
>>
>> douglas
>>
>>
>> On 3/15/12 11:44 AM, Calvin Stables wrote:
>>> I am trying to get into the chiplotle config file to check the settings
>>> just before i give up on this adapter but i think im missing some very
>>> basic steps in setting things up.
>>>
>>> When I type 'chiplotle' into Terminal everything seems to load fine
>>> until i get the line;
>>>
>>> 'IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:
>>> '/Users/calvinstables/.chiplotle/session.log'
>>> calvin:~ calvinstables$'
>>>
>>> This file is indeed missing from my user profile.
>>> should these files have placed themselves into the correct place?
>>> can i put them there now or should i start again from scratch?
>>>
>>> Sorry about the basic nature of these questions, im just bursting to get
>>> this thing up and plotting!
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Calvin
>>>
>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>>
>>>> *From: *Calvin Stables<calvinstables at gmail.com
>>>> <mailto:calvinstables at gmail.com>>
>>>> *Date: *13 March 2012 7:27:06 PM SAST
>>>> *To: *chiplotle-discuss at music.columbia.edu
>>>> <mailto:chiplotle-discuss at music.columbia.edu>
>>>> *Subject: **Roland DXY 885*
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I have a DXY 885 and im struggling to get it plotting through the USB
>>>> to serial adapter.
>>>> Parallel is working fine but that obviously doesnt help for Chiplotle.
>>>>
>>>> Ive set the DIP switches to serial, 9600 baud rate, even parity, 1 bit
>>>> but i get nothing.
>>>> is there anything i might be missing or that i should perhaps change
>>>> in device manager to get the 2 talking?
>>>> does anyone have an 885 up and running with chiplotle?
>>>>
>>>> thanks
>>>> calvin
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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