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Kura doesn't work properly on Raspberry Pi [message #1792198] Thu, 12 July 2018 14:05
Mohab Aly is currently offline Mohab AlyFriend
Messages: 5
Registered: July 2018
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Description of the issue I am encountering in Kura:
Every time when trying to connect to Kura via Raspberry pi "after following the tutorial steps", internal error occurs!.

Textual description of the issue:

- Component affected:
- [ ] Distribution
- Installer name (e.g. kura_3.1.0_raspberry-pi-2-3_installer.deb): kura_1.4.0_raspberry-pi-2_installer.deb (also kura_1.3.0_raspberry-pi-2_installer.deb)
- Platform (e.g. Raspberry pi 2): Raspberry pi 2 B+
- Kura version affected (e.g. Kura 3.1.0): Kura 1.4.0 (also Kura 1.3.0)
- Java version (paste the result of **java -version**:
java version "1.8.0_65"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_65-b17)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 25.65-b01, mixed mode)
- Host OS (e.g. Debian): Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)
- Host OS version: 9 (stretch)

- [ ] Development environment
- Version: 9 (stretch)
- Operating system (Mac OS, Windows, Linux): Linux
- OS Version: 9 (stretch)
- IDE Version: 9
- Host System Java Version: 1.8.0_65

- [ ] Eclipse Kura Marketplace
- [ ] Kura Website
- [ ] Kura Documentation:

- To replicate the issue if needed, the browser used:
- Name: Chromium
- Version: 65.0.3325.181 (official Build) Built on Raspbian, running on Raspbian 9.4 (32-bit)

- Textual description of the issue:

I'm trying to get to work with the Kura ( example, but I have some errors and it doesn't work for me properly. As stated above, I am using Raspberry PI 2 B+ with Java 1.8.0_65 preinstalled.

Basically, when installing Kura using the `sudo dpkg -I kura_1.4.0_raspberry-pi-2_installer.deb` or ('kura_1.3.0' for example), the dpkg complains about missing some dependencies and fails, hence, I used the `sudo apt-get install -f` to download them automatically. The thing is when the later command runs, it breaks the `isc-dhcp-server` and makes it fail on the reboot of the Raspberry Pi "plus the RPI's IP address got changed to a static one instead".

Furthermore, when accessing Kura's website to install the IoT greenhouse package, I encounter weird internal error that I am not able to fix (logs are attached at the end of the description!). Here is how the phenomenon happens:

First, navigating to the `MqttDataTransport` in the Services section "on the left hand side of the screen" and changing the broker-url to `mqtt://` and setting the ` `to true from the DataService section, Kura encounters internal server error on Connect and doesn't let me to proceed "i.e., remains disconnected".

Moreover, when trying to install the `` package in the "install/upgrade" part in the "Packages section", it says that the file was successfully downloaded, but nothing is shown in there; the area says "no packages installed" and even no file(s) is/are found in the RPI folders. In turn, the Greenhouse Publisher didn't show up as expected in the "Service section".

I don't know whether the tutorial is working! I checked the connections too many times. So i think the problem is in another place.

Could you help me in some way?
Thank you so much for your time.

Additional information:

The status of the isc-dhcp-server:

`$ sudo service isc-dhcp-server status`
isc-dhcp-server.service - LSB: DHCP server
Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/isc-dhcp-server; generated; vendor present: enabled)
Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since wed 2018-07-11 11:55:20 EDT; 5h 51min ago
Docs: man:system-sysv-generator(8)
Process: 625 ExecStart=/etc/init.d/isc-dhcp-server start (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
Jul 11 11:55:14 raspberrypi system[1]: Starting LSB: DHCP server...
Jul 11 11:55:17 raspberrypi isc-dhcp-server[625]: Launching both IPv4 and IPv6 servers (please configure INTERFACES in /etc/default/isc-dhcp-server if you only want one or the other).
Jul 11 11:55:18 raspberrypi dhcp[674]: Wrote 0 leases to leases file.
Jul 11 11:55:20 raspberrypi dhcp[674]:
Jul 11 11:55:20 raspberrypi isc-dhcp-server[625]: Starting ISCDHCPv4 server: dhcpcheck syslog for diagnostics. ... failed!
Jul 11 11:55:20 raspberrypi isc-dhcp-server[625]: failed!
Jul 11 11:55:20 raspberrypi system[1]: isc-dhcp-server.service: Control process exited, code=exited status=1
Jul 11 11:55:20 raspberrypi system[1]: Failed to start LSB: DHCP server.
Jul 11 11:55:20 raspberrypi system[1]: isc-dhcp-server.service: Unit entered failed state.
Jul 11 11:55:20 raspberrypi system[1]: isc-dhcp-server.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.


/etc/network/interfaces file contents:

`$ sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces`

# /etc/network/interfaces -- configuration file for ifup(8), if down(8)

# The loopback interface
auto lo
iface lo inet static

# Wired or wireless interfaces
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

auto wlan0 
iface wlan0 inet static


`$ ifconfig`
eth0: flags=4163<UP, BROADCAST, RUNNING, MULTICAST> mtu 1500
inet netmask broadcast
inet6 fe80::ba27:ebff:fe9c:e18a prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x20<link>
ether b8:27:eb:9c:e1:8a txqueuelen 1000 (Ethernet)
RX packets 41260 bytes 10561442 (10.0 MiB)
RX errors 0 dropped 400 overruns 0 frame 0
TX packets 3878 bytes 468255 (457.2 KiB)
TX errors 0 dropped 0 overruns 0 carrier 0 collisions 0

lo: flags=73<UP, LOOPBACK, RUNNING> mtu 65536
inet netmask
inet6 : :1 prefixlen 128 scopeid 0x10<host>
loop txqueuelen 1000 (Local loopback)
RX packets 3434 bytes 7217826 (6.8 MiB)
RX errors 0 dropped 400 overruns 0 frame 0
TX packets 3878 bytes 7217826 (6.8 MiB)
TX errors 0 dropped 0 overruns 0 carrier 0 collisions 0


`$ telnet 1883`
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'


Kura logs: Attached!
[1] [kura.log]
[2] [kura-console.log]

On a side note: Also I followed other tutorials on how to install Kura on RPI

According to them, they ask to purge dhcpcd5 and remove network manager first then install Kura; whereas according to the main tutorial, it installs Kura without removing/purging dhcpcd5/network manager settings. I tired both, but still the issue persists.

Thank you so much, and please let me know if additional pieces of information are needed. Looking forward to your reply. Mohab
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