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This document contains the NI-FBUS 4.0.1 known issues that were discovered before and since the release of NI-FBUS 4.0.1. Not every issue known to NI will appear on this list. It is intended to only show the severe and more common issues that can be encountered.
Issue ID - The issue ID from NI's deprecated bug reporting database (if applicable)
Reported Version - the earliest version of NI-FBUS the issue was reported in
Resolved Version - version the issue was resolved or was no longer applicable
Version Added - the version of NI-FBUS the issue was added to the document (not reported date)
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Known Issues by Date
The following items are known issues in NI-FBUS 4.0.1 sorted by Date.
219594 — Only one USB-8486 is left in Configurator when the system with mulitple USB-8486 connected is recovered from hibernation (Windows Vista or above).
171893 — NI-FBUS 4.0.1 does not support dynamic display image feature in EDDL.
89744 — Communications Manager can not initialize the HSE/H1 linking device if one of the link IDs is equal to or greater than 0xF0FF.
Issue - Only one USB-8486 is left in Configurator when the system with mulitple USB-8486 connected is recovered from hibernation (Windows Vista or above)
Description - When the system with mulitple USB-8486 connected is recovered from hibernation, the log in Communications Manager shows that all the interfaces are reinitialized automatically. But when you use Take Online in Configurator, only one USB-8486 is left in the list. This issue only occurs on Windows Vista or above system.
Workaround - Restart Communications Manager and Configurator after the system is recovered from hibernation.
Reported Version - 4.0.1 Resolved Version - Unspecified
Issue - Communications Manager can not initialize the HSE/H1 linking device if one of the link IDs is equal to or greater than 0xF0FF
Description - If one of the link IDs on the HSE/H1 linking device is equal to or greater than 0xF0FF, Communications Manager can not start successfully. Error occurs when initializing the HSE/H1 linking device.
Workaround - Use the default ID. Do not set the ID to the value which is equal to or greater than 0xF0FF.
Reported Version - 3.2 Resolved Version - Unspecified