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    mattat01
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    Hi,

    Has there been any progress on this issue recently? Since upgrading to 2.1.8 I’ve been having these drop-outs too. I’m on 2.1.8(2) OSPi with a static IP set up on my TP Link AC1900 router. When my OS drops out the programs stop running too (I’d hoped that it would just continue irrigating in isolation, but my plants started dying). I have it linked to my Home Assistant but it is just reading information over the API, but I’ve set up an alert to tell me it if drops off the internet (nmap can no longer detect the static IP).

    Interestingly, usually it drops off and does not reconnect. Today it did eventually reconnect after a few hours, but I could only access it via my browser (the app still couldn’t find it), although the router claimed that it is a connected device. After another few hours the app managed to connect too. Maybe this app thing is a red herring, but the dropping off the network is real, and really frustrating when my garden dies as a result. Can’t OSPi continue operating without the network connection, whilst it tries to reconnect?

    Cheers,
    Matthew

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    Ray
    Keymaster

    @mattat01: you are talking about OSPi, which is different from what other users are talking about (OS 3.0). For OSPi, the issue is not related to our hardware, it would be your RPi, or in case you use a WiFi dongle, the issue with the WiFi dongle. Only OS 3.0 has built-in WiFi.

    #54268

    mattat01
    Participant

    Ok, thanks. I’ll look into that, it is just that I never noticed it dropping out before I upgraded to 2.1.8. Still, you may be right so I’ll look into the hardware connection.

    Thanks,
    Matthew

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