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at the moment im running pilight on the raspberrypi, but i am about to change it to bananapi.

i installed pilight to the bananapi, but if i am starting pilight-receive it ends immediately like in the attached image.

Is there actually a daemon running?
yes, it is!


I ran the pilight-daemon with -D and its saying connection lost.

That's because you also have another pilight instance running on the same network. Check the adhoc network page on pilight.org
Oh, yeah! Thanks! I will check this.
@CurlyMo: IMO: To make it n00b proof, there should be a message imo telling that "there is already another instance running on the same network" ...
I know people should read the manual, but the more messages the less questions on the forum Wink
It already does:
Third line.
I mean when running a bin like pilight-receive it just stops without a message.

Some people start to experiment by running a second Pi without the knowledge is automatically connects to the other Pi. Many even don't know it's possible I guess Wink

A good message makes them search for the right solution on the wiki/forum/site. N00b proof means alot of messages ...
I want to change the current behavior altogether so users can get something like this:
# pilight-receive
To which pilight-daemon do you want to connect:

Default [1]:
That would be very helpful and also save us from having to stop the main daemon when receiving new device codes on a different RPi because it spams the console with the datetime protocol Smile

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