Coal Generator IGNORED By Auto Sweeper


felix920506
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Auto sweeper ignores coal generators


Steps to Reproduce
1.build an auto sweeper 2.build a coal generator within range of the auto sweeper 3.build a storage compactor within range of the auto sweeper and set it to only store coal 4.set the coal generator to a higher priority than the storage compactor 5.connect the auto sweeper, the coal generator and a battery together as well as a power source to kick things off

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I don’t feel like creating a separate topic for something minor yet similar; autosweepers also ignore the aerial creature lure. :frown-new:

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On 2018/4/23 at 3:51 AM, TehPlayer14 said:

Also remember about priority

the storage compactor is set to 7 and the coal generator is set to 9

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I tried a very similar setup as Felix and also ran into the same problem. When googling I found this bug report. I just wanted to agree that this seems not to be working (at least how I would expect it to work)

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Receptacle priority 1, generator priority 8, sweeper is powered, conveyor full of coal, generators empty.

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I would also like to add agreement to this issue. Even with correct priorities, the sweeper, in a setup like that in the screenshot from unixanalyst, doesn't behave as expected. It WILL fill up the generators, it isn't entirely ignored...but it only occasionally fills them completely, and it doesn't always fill them at all.

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I can still confirm this problem. Sometimes the auto sweeper even puts coal out of the storage compactor and then back in..

In my oppinion this is quite a significant bug because it disables coal power completely from reliable automation. It would be great if this gets fixed soon. But the bug report is now already 3 months old :/

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It looks like this is a problem, if the coal generator is connected to an automation grid. Apparently the sweeper does not get triggered to start working, if the generator gets enabled.

As a work-around I also connected the sweeper to the automation grid and it seems to work so far.

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This bug appears to me lastly. Coal generator threshold set to 50%, enalbed by smart batteries, conveyor receptacle full of coal, priority 4 for receptacle, 6 for coal gen, everything powered. The sweeper do not move the coal from receptacle to gen. Neither dups, they do not charge the gen.

I tried to move to threshold from 50% to 100% and the sweeper filled the gen, once, then it never fills it again.

The reload doesn't solve my issue. It just allows sweeper to fill again the gen if threshold manually set to 100%.

I am in live branch.

My friend also has a nearly similar issue. He's in updated preview branch.

Still tiny base, 2 circuits each one powered by 2 coals gen. Each coal gen is set to priority 9, and no one's supplying the gen. He has to put them in red alert to force dups to supply.

However, since I do not have preview branch, I cannot check his setup. But mine, definitely, was clearly functionnal.

Here it is, both sav. The tiny one is from my friend (preview), the bigger is mine (live branch, so MK2).OxCD's Factory.sav

 

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Problem confirmed.
Generators set to priority 9, requesting fuel at 100%, Storage bin set to 6, Receptacle set to 5.
Sweepers are "Always on" (No logic) and will move coal from Receptacle or floor to bin, but will never fuel Generators.
Dupes only intermittently feed generators.
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