I’ve been running 123solar on my Pogoplug for almost a year now, and started to get concerned about loosing the historical data. So I started to look around at options for an automated backup.
I simply followed the instructions here
After doing so, I had some java issues, with following error:
dl failure on line 696Error: failed /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/arm/server/libjvm.so, because libffi.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
when you use a non-reparenting window manager
set _JAVA_AWT_WM_NONREPARENTING=1 in
Optional dependencies for openjdk6
icedtea-web: web browser plugin + Java Web Start
alsa-lib: for sound
giflib: for gif format support
Fix was this command:
ln -s /usr/lib/libffi.so.6.0.0 /usr/lib/libffi.so.5
With the aid of a cheap Pogoplug and some excellent scripts already written I’ve got real time stats from my invertor showing Solar power in Leeds.
The PVI Desktop continues to play up, loosing data for the odd day here and there.
I am looking into getting something like a Raspberry Pi and hooking it up to the invertor for better stats collection. Has anyone hooked their Aurora up to a Linux box at all?
I also submitted my FITS calculation for a further payment.
I’ve got some basic reporting back up and running for January and February and also investigating using a Linux Plug computer for real time reporting.
The good news is I received my FITS payment for £204.96 promptly via direct debit.