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Mar 2015
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 01:52
Need help if anyone knows ;) I am able to get the driver for the CareLink stick to load just fine by running the command in rc.local. However....
When I try to change the permissions for /dev/ttyUSB0 in rc.local the command won't run
I have to do it after start... It worked fine in Linux Mint, but not Ubuntu
Thoughts for solution?
Btw, I'm running the command in rc.local to get these two tasks to complete when starting up.
Ben West
@bewest
Mar 02 2015 01:55
I use the udev system to handle that I think
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 01:55
Googling now, thanks.
Ben West
@bewest
Mar 02 2015 01:56
you are using rc.local to run when it plugs in, or all the time?
then either reboot OR do sudo udevadm control --reload
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 01:57
awesome, thank you!
We will leave it plugged in all the time
Ben West
@bewest
Mar 02 2015 01:58
you can probably do curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/bewest/decoding-carelink/master/80-medtronic-carelink.rules | sudo tee /etc/udev/rules.d/80-medtronic-carelink.rules
which will print and install the file in one go
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 01:59
That rocks
Ben West
@bewest
Mar 02 2015 01:59
but that's just to get the ttyUSB thingy working when it gets plugged in
not sure thats what you were after
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 02:00
We'll see. Hopefully it will will see the stick when booting and run
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 02:23
Nope, that didn't work
Ben West
@bewest
Mar 02 2015 02:25
doh
ok
doh
where it says "add" at the top there are three lines
they start with #
they should not
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 02:26
ahhh
Ben West
@bewest
Mar 02 2015 02:26
for me, I'm testing new equipment and updated it, I should roll that back
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 02:29
Sorry, I don't see the word "add" anywhere in the 80-medtronic-carelink.rules at the top... nevermind
How about this, line 3 says "udev can only match one entry at a time, but this triggers additional add entries."
Found it, line 8-10
Ben West
@bewest
Mar 02 2015 02:33
curl https://github.com/bewest/decoding-carelink/blob/a227bc972f3abdf956f8a7fe3ebc1ab1164617e5/80-medtronic-carelink.rules | sudo tee https://github.com/bewest/decoding-carelink/blob/a227bc972f3abdf956f8a7fe3ebc1ab1164617e5/80-medtronic-carelink.rules
DOH
NOT THAT
gah
curl https://github.com/bewest/decoding-carelink/blob/a227bc972f3abdf956f8a7fe3ebc1ab1164617e5/80-medtronic-carelink.rules | sudo tee /etc/udev/rules.d/80-medtronic-carelink.rules
that version has the uncommented rule
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 02:37
Thanks Ben!
Ben West
@bewest
Mar 02 2015 02:38
n/p :-) I was delighted when I found out how to do it, and glad it's helping someone besides me
diabeticgonewild
@diabeticgonewild
Mar 02 2015 16:04
Yeah unfortunately my weekend wasn't as productive as I wanted it to be. I was miserably sick with GI problems all Sunday and it made all of my other medical problems worse. I have one doctor appointment today but I am dealing with taking care of multiple labs today. They couldn't get my labs done due to bad access so I have to get my doctors to write orders to go to a certain unit where they can access my port and do it there. They have like 10 tubes of blood to draw...fun
So I am going to multiple doctors offices in the hospital and then when that is done I can get my blood drawn at a special unit in the hospital where my treatments occur
Matthias Granberry
@mgranberry
Mar 02 2015 16:26
What do you guys do with your dexcom sensors in the shower? My "ignore it and 9 times out of 10 it will be fine" approach leaves me with unpredictable results for 2h or so
Dana Lewis
@danamlewis
Mar 02 2015 16:27
@mgranberry really? I don't notice any issues in the shower. Only time I've noticed inconsistencies is if I went in he ocean, sensor still on, and came back out an hour later - some combination of the signals not being decoded for an hour plus dehydratiOn meant the first half hour or so that picked up again was usually trash
Matthias Granberry
@mgranberry
Mar 02 2015 16:30
I often get water leaking in between the receiver and sensor and things randomly jump around until it dries
diabeticgonewild
@diabeticgonewild
Mar 02 2015 16:40
I don't experience that...micro pore tape plus cling wrap? Of course that area doesn't get shower cleaned...
Dana Lewis
@danamlewis
Mar 02 2015 16:40
Interesting. Any correlation with it being an older sensor vs a newer one? I don't have issues with that, not sure if it's related to age or placement or what
Scott Leibrand
@scottleibrand
Mar 02 2015 16:54
You could also try opsite flexifix tape over the Dex tape...
Dana Lewis
@danamlewis
Mar 02 2015 16:55
That wouldn't prevent leakage between sensor and transmitter, though
diabeticgonewild
@diabeticgonewild
Mar 02 2015 16:57
I took showers (sometimes...ewww) when I had an indwelling central line for plasma exchange. Taping it down well prevents fluids from getting in
However it is too risky to take showers when you have a central line that can't be removed, even if you protect it. It's an invitation for sepsis. Talking about that...my port is going to be accessed in the doctors office in like a few minutes. I am waiting and they have the kit and stuff.
I have experienced sepsis...twice. Fun!
Matthias Granberry
@mgranberry
Mar 02 2015 17:11
@danamlewis I was warned that if the surface of the receiver was marred it can invite leaking, but there is no apparent damage. I got this transmitter replaced right before they announced the new flat style ones, so it isn't terribly old. I bet there's something subtle that I'm doing wrong, but it seems like "press down on it until you hear two clicks and it's firmly seated" is pretty straightforward
Dana Lewis
@danamlewis
Mar 02 2015 17:14
Interesting. Where do you usually put your cgm sites?
Matthias Granberry
@mgranberry
Mar 02 2015 17:15
somewhere abdominally. At the moment it's above and to the right of my navel.
diabeticgonewild
@diabeticgonewild
Mar 02 2015 17:27
Done with the blood draw. Doctors appointment will be done by 3:30, then I can work on programming stuff
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 17:32
@diabeticgonewild I'm going to save this quote of your, "I took showers (sometimes...ewww)"
diabeticgonewild
@diabeticgonewild
Mar 02 2015 17:34
Haha! It's true!
Toby Canning
@TC2013
Mar 02 2015 17:35
Reminds me of an old western. Southern Belle, "Do you bathe?!" " Cowboy, "I take a bath whether I need one or not." Belle, "Once a week! That's all?!" Cowboy, "A week? A year!"
diabeticgonewild
@diabeticgonewild
Mar 02 2015 17:42
Yeah that went on for 6 months.
I mean I did bathe. Like kind of. And then I would have to wash my hair in the sink