Weewx + wifi restart possibly crashing MB

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Weewx + wifi restart possibly crashing MB

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Just had my second instance of Weewx (possibly triggered by also restarting my access point) crashing my MB station connection to the point it wouldn't restart from the GUI (had to SSH in to issue reboot command).

Console just says:

system (13.05.2022 21:01:45): Disconnected from WLAN or Internet, reconnect issued.
system (13.05.2022 21:01:52): Access point operation temporarily enabled.
system (13.05.2022 21:06:24): Disconnected from WLAN or Internet, reconnect issued.
system (13.05.2022 21:06:31): Access point operation temporarily enabled.
system (13.05.2022 21:11:04): Access point operation disabled 171572 secs after boot.
logger (13.05.2022 21:12:23): child process received timeout signal (14).
logger (13.05.2022 21:12:23): disconnect station 0 (Vantage): exit

Any idea what might be going on?
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Re: Weewx + wifi restart possibly crashing MB

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I think MB just didn't like your rebooting of the WLAN access point while in operation. That was going on 8)
If you had shut down your MB until your AP finished rebooting and restarted it then after, the issue would most likely not have occurred.
Weewx is, by the way, depending on the station driver you use, usually sensisitve to losing connectivity, be it WLAN or LAN.
Imo that's a network issue and not an application issue.
The application tried to manage with it (see your log) but somehow failed.
When you reboot your smartphone while having a phone call, you don't blame the phone app for the connection being interrupted and not being reestablished, do you ?
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Re: Weewx + wifi restart possibly crashing MB

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Agreed... but my phone doesn't crash if I reboot the wifi when it's in use... I just drop the call. =/

I remember now I used to see this issue when I used weathercat over 22222 and wifi dropped. MB would lose it's mind and crash after a bit. Seems like a bug to me, but no matter. I've switched to another method for weewx and will let MB do it's thing without the loop protocol.
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