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  • danp
    the current version of EMC2 Sherline version can usually be downloaded here http://www.sherline.com/emc/ I hope this helps regards dan pines
    Message 1 of 10 , Oct 26, 2012
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      the current version of EMC2 Sherline version can usually be downloaded here

      http://www.sherline.com/emc/

      I hope this helps

      regards

      dan pines




      --- In SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com, Tom Wade <tom@...> wrote:
      >
      > EMC is an ancient version written by the government.
      >
      > Later, the government (NIST) cololaborated with the EMC2 developers to
      > create EMC2.
      >
      > A lot of people were having trouble with installing EMC2, so a fellow by
      > the name of Paul Corner developed the "Brain Dead Installation", or BDI.
      > This lets you create a single BDI cd which will install lunux and emc2
      > on any computer. And of course, if you download the current version of
      > the BDI, you're now using the version that people on the forum are
      > talking about. Makes support a lot easier.
      >
      > Speaking of support, the very best support available for EMC2 is the
      > forum at linuxcnc.org. You can't dream up a question they can't answer.
      > My experience has been that if I post a question before I go to bed,
      > there's almost always an answer waiting in the morning.
      >
      > Don't know where you live, but every June, "Digital Machinist" magazine
      > hosts a cnc workshop in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I try to never miss it. If
      > you go and read the EMC2 history on the website, and take note of the
      > names of the pioneers who helped move EMC into the civilian world, when
      > you go to the workshop, almost all of the names in that history are
      > always there.
      >
      > And you are not able to leave the workshop with unanswered questions.
      > Someone there can answer your questions.
      >
      > Most of the small equipment manufacturers are there, and they keep four
      > or five classrooms going with seminars all the time.
      >
      > Tom Wade
      > Hope, Indiana
      >
      >
      > On 10/25/2012 11:32 PM, birel33 wrote:
      > >
      > > Tom,
      > >
      > > That is what come with the unit. I am very new to cnc machining and
      > > brand new to Linux. I had only written about 20 programs. Linux is
      > > very confusing to me. I think it is cause Debian is an older version.
      > > I am very nervous to try and update the unit by myself.
      > >
      > > I have downloaded that from the site earlier today after sherline was
      > > unable to provide any support. Since I do not have the discs that came
      > > with the unit, my only option appears to be to update and then figure
      > > out EMC2. It does not appear to me to be the exact same as EMC. I was
      > > just starting to get the hang of that program and thought that it had
      > > everything that I would ever need.
      > >
      > > Steve
      > >
      > > --- In SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:SherlineCNC%40yahoogroups.com>, Tom Wade <tom@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Don't have Debian, and don't know why you want it.
      > > >
      > > > But it's a free download at: http://www.linuxcnc.org/
      > > >
      > > > Also, make sure you never let update manager update your linux core for
      > > > you. The emc2 team has heavily modified the lunux core to create a real
      > > > time machine. If you let update manager update it for you, it won't run.
      > > >
      > > > Note that the team releases a new version of emc2/linux every two years.
      > > >
      > > > Tom Wade
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On 10/25/2012 5:54 PM, birel33 wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > I contacted Sherline today and could not get the issue resolved. Does
      > > > > anyone have cds of Deian and EMC that they would be willingto copy
      > > and
      > > > > send to me. The only thing I can think to do is do a fresh install on
      > > > > everything.
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:SherlineCNC%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > <mailto:SherlineCNC%40yahoogroups.com>, "birel33" <birel33@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In SherlineCNC@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:SherlineCNC%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > <mailto:SherlineCNC%40yahoogroups.com>, "birel33" <birel33@> wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Today I started having issues with my lathe. It has functioned
      > > > > perfectly to this point allowing me to run simple programs.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Today I install a tft monitor and after that I went to run some
      > > > > programs. As soon as I try to run a program it gives me a message of
      > > > > axis 0 error. When I try to manual mode I can move y sometimes, I can
      > > > > not move X at all. It will give me a message of command can not be
      > > > > executed till the machine is out of estop and turned on.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > It will turn the estop on by itself. I am lost and very much
      > > > > needing assistance.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > It also sometimes will drive the y axis on it's own. I will try to
      > > > > move the X axis and the Y will take off and start on it's own. The
      > > > > only way to stop it is to turn the estop off and back on. The motors
      > > > > will not be working when this happens, but the program will.
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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