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Offline Werner R  
#1 Posted : 24 November 2021 22:05:10(UTC)
Werner R

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After a seemingly successful update ( Message :" Das update ist abgeschlossen" - the update is finished) the CS boots up and stops with the stop-bar lit in red.
No reboot will change status. Plus the message :"Es ist kein Gleisformatprozessor verfuegbar. Sie koennen keine Loks fahren und Magnetartikel schalten." (no track-format-processor available. You cannot run locs and control (or switch) turnouts etc.)

Is there a way to reset the control?

Thanks

Werner R
Offline kiwiAlan  
#2 Posted : 24 November 2021 22:52:23(UTC)
kiwiAlan

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Originally Posted by: Werner R Go to Quoted Post
After a seemingly successful update ( Message :" Das update ist abgeschlossen" - the update is finished) the CS boots up and stops with the stop-bar lit in red.
No reboot will change status. Plus the message :"Es ist kein Gleisformatprozessor verfuegbar. Sie koennen keine Loks fahren und Magnetartikel schalten." (no track-format-processor available. You cannot run locs and control (or switch) turnouts etc.)

Is there a way to reset the control?

Thanks

Werner R


Did you leave the USB stick connected when you did the reboot, or leave it connected to the Internet (whichever way you did the update)? The update of the GFP is a seperate update after the cs2 reboots. It sounds like the GFP hasn't updated.

Depending how old your cs2 is it may need to do at least two updates to get to the current update level as well. I don't know what the compatability is between the various cs2 software releases and the GFP releases are, but i could see the possibility of a required update for the GFP. Typically each update will require a reboot of the cs2 before proceeding with the next update, i don't think any of the updates will automatically do a reboot.

Offline Werner R  
#3 Posted : 25 November 2021 19:57:50(UTC)
Werner R

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Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
No satisfactory result; did what you suggested, i.e. left the Network cable attached, rebooted - same result, i.e. no GFP
Checked the last update window - GFP is present
Reset to an earlier version (Reset_Maerklin.tgz), run update (network) again, rebooted (without GFP Message) -> removed Ethernet cable -> restarted CS2, back to square one =>no gfp

Is there a way to reset the entire unit to its original state ? Even if I have to do all the updates again, it seems to be better than spending USD 1,000 + on a new CS3

thanks

Werner
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Offline marklinist5999  
#4 Posted : 25 November 2021 22:50:14(UTC)
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Wondereful Pittsburgh! I was born there. My dad was from Plum (Renton) where we lived until 1966, and my mom from Midland near Beaver.
Offline Werner R  
#5 Posted : 28 November 2021 23:00:25(UTC)
Werner R

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Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Update:
After several more update tries, one finally did the trick: CS2 seems stable for the last 3 days
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Offline Thewolf  
#6 Posted : 30 November 2021 22:48:22(UTC)
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Location: Saint Mathias dur Richelieu-Canada
Hi everyone Cool

Is there a new update for the cs2 lately?

Thank you

Thewolf
Project The Richelieu Valley Railway-CS2-Track C- Itrain-Digital
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