Today I noticed an issue I haven’t seen before.
Doing a rather long flight between ESSA-LEMG when I was about 1 hour out from LEMG I realized none of the buttons on my yoke was working anymore. Looking in the CLS2Sim software on the buttons tab I noticed how the vJoy driver all of a sudden showed as ‘Not installed’ even when it certainly is installed and was working just fine also on this flight for the first 3 hours or so.
I didn’t dare to restart the CLS2Sim software in-flight scared of loosing the complete flight if I couldn’t get the connection between CLS2Sim and P3Dv3 up and running again. Also with the pitch and roll still working I figured I would still be able to land although having to trim, disconnect the A/T etc using the mouse instead. A bit cumbersome when flying in VR but it worked out OK.
Once on the ground I tried restarting CLS2Sim and it reconnected to P3Dv3 and the NGX just fine and the vJoy status was back to its normal ‘Installed’ status and the buttons were all working perfectly OK again.
Great to know there’s no problem restarting CLS2Sim should this happen again but would still be nice to know what caused the issue in the first place. Maybe (hopefully) it was just one of those ‘one-time-only’ kind of issues.
Anyone else seen the same thing?
If its hapens again please check if you still see the buttons state change in CLS2Sim
when you press a button.
Also check if the the 3 buttons on the display still working
Thanks for the prompt reply Stefan.
I already did check the button state in CLS2Sim and I can confirm they all worked as normal. The problem was only outside CLS2Sim which I guess makes sense since vJoy no longer showed up as installed and I have all buttons configured for USB use.
I’m 99% sure the buttons on the display were working as normal.
Better you map buttons like trim or autopilot directly in CLS2Sim, so when vjoy fails for any reason buttons will still work
Try to in uninstall/install vjoy if happens again
Since I’ve only see this happen once and I did lots of flying lately I will just leave it for now but will keep your suggestion in mind should I face the same issue again.
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