Hi,

Following along with 'Creating a simulation of the robot' - specifically this section - Exercise 2.3

"To spawn the robot we have just created into the Gazebo simulation, we will create a launch file named spawn.launch inside the launch folder. We will populate it with the following content:"

I've copied the content verbatim, placed it into launch/spawn.launch and when attempting to launch I get a Service call failed [Service call failed: service [/gazebo/spawn_urdf_model] responded with an error:]

I've double checked the urdf definition and launch files match what is expected in the course content. I've also ensured appropiate environment variables are sourced and I can roscd <package_name> listed in the launch file - what am I missing?

last few lines below - i've also checked the log file referenced but don't see any obvious error

Service call failed: service [/gazebo/spawn_urdf_model] responded with an error:
[mybot_spawn-1] process has finished cleanly
log file: /home/user/.ros/log/6bc35c2e-10cd-11e9-b9b9-060b2f62e10c/mybot_spawn-1*.log
all processes on machine have died, roslaunch will exit
shutting down processing monitor...
... shutting down processing monitor complete
done

asked 05 Jan, 12:12

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Hi James

Thank you very much for reporting it.

I see that is a persistent problem given that another user reported the same problem.

We will investigate and solve. We will let you know once it's solved.

Once again, thanks for reporting it.

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answered 07 Jan, 18:30

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have the same problem. is there a solution available yet?

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answered 07 May, 11:19

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