My ELVIS III Is Running out of Memory

Updated Feb 19, 2020

Reported In

Hardware

  • NI ELVIS III

Software

  • NI ELVIS III Software Bundle

Issue Details

  • My ELVIS III memory is reducing over time
  • My ELVIS III wont turn on after not using for a few weeks.

Solution

If you're memory available is reducing over time and you are using 18.x software there is a possible memory leak.
You should update your ELVIS III software to 19.x.

You can check your memory in NI MAX on the system Settings tab.
  • If you have under 10MB free memory
  1. Enable Secure Shell Server and Force Safe Mode is selected in NI MAX and Save.
 
  1. You will be require an update of software through SSH.
  2. Login as admin
  3. Ctrl+p the following commands, then wait for the reboot to complete
    nisystemformat -f -t ubifs
         nisystemformat -f -c -t ubifs
         reboot
  4. Install the required software by right clicking Software under ELVIS III and clicking Add/Remove Software
  • If you have more than 10MB of free memory:
  1. the update can be completed in NI MAX
  2. Install the required software by right clicking Software under ELVIS III and clicking Add/Remove Software.