Archived: LabVIEW 2012 Wireless Sensor Network Module Pioneer Known Issues

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This document contains the LabVIEW 2012 Wireless Sensor Network Module Pioneer known issues that were discovered before and since the release of LabVIEW 2012 Wireless Sensor Network Module Pioneer. 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.

The LabVIEW 2012 Platform Known Issues contains a full listing of known issues, including LabVIEW toolkits and modules.

Document Organization

The Known Issues Document is divided into two separate tables. The following section displays the issues by issue category.

Known Issues by Category

Please refer to Developer Zone Article LabVIEW Known Issues Categories Defined for an explanation of the categories and what types of issues are in each category.

For those who wish to locate the newly reported issues, we have also published a section of the known issues table sorted by the date the issue was added to the document.

Known Issues by Date

Contacting NI

Feel free to contact NI regarding this document or issues in the document. If you are contacting NI in regards to a specific issue, be sure to reference the ID number given in the document to the NI representative. The ID number contains the current issue ID number as well as the legacy ID number (use the current ID number when contacting National Instruments). You can contact us through any of the normal support channels including phone, email, or the discussion forums. Visit the NI Website to contact us. Also consider contacting us if you find a workaround for an issue that is not listed in the document so that we can add the workaround to the document.

Known Issues by Category

The following items are known issues in LabVIEW 2012 WSN Module sorted by Category.

Building and Distributing LabVIEW Applications
245294 WSN Target VIs with long disk paths fail to build.
275744 Unable to build WSN Target VIs contained within a library (.lvlib).
Functions, VIs, and Express VIs
304873 Unwired User RAM Property Node shows "No Properties".
310618 WSN Target VIs cannot read time below 1 second resolution.
316141 Shared Variable Write function with User RAM Reference can cause WSN Node to crash.
LabVIEW Project
177272 Closing a LabVIEW WSN project does not close the LabVIEW WSN VI
310530 LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Palette Show Up In LabVIEW WSN Palette



ID Known Issue
Building and Distributing LabVIEW Applications
245294

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WSN Target VIs with long disk paths fail to build.

Workaround: Move the WSN Target VI to a location with a shorter path and rebuild the WSN application.

Reported Version: 2010    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
275744

Return
Unable to build WSN Target VIs contained within a library (.lvlib).
Placing a WSN Target VI inside a library (.lvlib) causes the VI to generate build errors.

Workaround: Move the WSN Target VI outside of the library and rebuild the WSN Application.

Reported Version: 2010    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
Functions, VIs, and Express VIs
304873

Return
Unwired User RAM Property Node shows "No Properties".
When using a User RAM Property Node configured for WSN User RAM reference type but with no User RAM Reference wired to it the node does not display any available properties.

Workaround: Connect a User RAM Reference to the User RAM Property Node

Reported Version: 2011    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
310618

Return
WSN Target VIs cannot read time below 1 second resolution.

Workaround: N/A

Reported Version: 2010    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
316141

Return
Shared Variable Write function with User RAM Reference can cause WSN Node to crash.
In a WSN target VI using a Shared Variable Write function with User RAM Reference can cause the WSN Node to crash if the reference has become invalid.

Workaround: N/A

Reported Version: 2011    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
LabVIEW Project
177272

Return
Closing a LabVIEW WSN project does not close the LabVIEW WSN VI

Workaround: Close the WSN VI manually.

Reported Version: 1.0    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 07/29/2009
310530

Return
LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Palette Show Up In LabVIEW WSN Palette
On a system with both LabVIEW WSN and LabVIEW Sound and Vibration installed the LabVIEW Sound and Vibration palette shows up in the LabVIEW WSN Palette, but the LabVIEW Sound and Vibration functions are not supported on LabVIEW WSN.

Workaround: LabVIEW Sound and Vibration VIs are not supported by LabVIEW WSN. Do not use Sound and Vibration VIs in a WSN Node Target VI.

Reported Version: 2010 SP1    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011

Known Issues by Date

The following items are known issues in LabVIEW 2012 WSN Module sorted by Date.

177272 Closing a LabVIEW WSN project does not close the LabVIEW WSN VI
245294 WSN Target VIs with long disk paths fail to build.
275744 Unable to build WSN Target VIs contained within a library (.lvlib).
304873 Unwired User RAM Property Node shows "No Properties".
310530 LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Palette Show Up In LabVIEW WSN Palette
310618 WSN Target VIs cannot read time below 1 second resolution.
316141 Shared Variable Write function with User RAM Reference can cause WSN Node to crash.



ID Known Issue
177272

Return
Closing a LabVIEW WSN project does not close the LabVIEW WSN VI

Workaround: Close the WSN VI manually.

Reported Version: 1.0    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 07/29/2009
245294

Return
WSN Target VIs with long disk paths fail to build.

Workaround: Move the WSN Target VI to a location with a shorter path and rebuild the WSN application.

Reported Version: 2010    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
275744

Return
Unable to build WSN Target VIs contained within a library (.lvlib).
Placing a WSN Target VI inside a library (.lvlib) causes the VI to generate build errors.

Workaround: Move the WSN Target VI outside of the library and rebuild the WSN Application.

Reported Version: 2010    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
304873

Return
Unwired User RAM Property Node shows "No Properties".
When using a User RAM Property Node configured for WSN User RAM reference type but with no User RAM Reference wired to it the node does not display any available properties.

Workaround: Connect a User RAM Reference to the User RAM Property Node

Reported Version: 2011    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
310530

Return
LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Palette Show Up In LabVIEW WSN Palette
On a system with both LabVIEW WSN and LabVIEW Sound and Vibration installed the LabVIEW Sound and Vibration palette shows up in the LabVIEW WSN Palette, but the LabVIEW Sound and Vibration functions are not supported on LabVIEW WSN.

Workaround: LabVIEW Sound and Vibration VIs are not supported by LabVIEW WSN. Do not use Sound and Vibration VIs in a WSN Node Target VI.

Reported Version: 2010 SP1    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
310618

Return
WSN Target VIs cannot read time below 1 second resolution.

Workaround: N/A

Reported Version: 2010    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011
316141

Return
Shared Variable Write function with User RAM Reference can cause WSN Node to crash.
In a WSN target VI using a Shared Variable Write function with User RAM Reference can cause the WSN Node to crash if the reference has become invalid.

Workaround: N/A

Reported Version: 2011    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 12/02/2011

Document last updated on 12/10/2012

Glossary of Terms

 

  • Bug ID - When an issue is reported to NI, you may be given this ID or find it on ni.com.  You may also find IDs posted by NI on the discussion forums or in KnowledgeBase articles.
  • Legacy ID – An older issue ID that refers to the same issue.  You may instead find this issue ID in older known issues documents.
  • Description - A few sentences which describe the problem. The brief description given does not necessarily describe the problem in full detail.
  • Workaround - Possible ways to work around the problem.
  • Reported Version - The earliest version in which the issue was reported.
  • Resolved Version - Version in which the issue was resolved or was no longer applicable. "N/A" indicates that the issue has not been resolved.
  • Date Added - The date the issue was added to the document (not the reported date).