[0.17.77] Electric Energy Interface consumption broke

This subforum contains all the issues which we already resolved.
Post Reply
Gweneph
Manual Inserter
Manual Inserter
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:51 pm
Contact:

[0.17.77] Electric Energy Interface consumption broke

Post by Gweneph » Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:27 am

The consumption seems to skyrocket if enabled at all, but if you look at the electric grid it shows 0 consumption. It does not seem to respond to changes in the consumption slider. My power production seems to always be maxed despite (according to the graphs) zero consumption. Problem first appeared in 0.17.73 and is still present as of 0.17.77.

I've attached a save from 0.17.72 that I loaded into 0.17.72, 0.17.73, and 0.17.77 and only the 0.17.72 seemed to work correctly. I've also attached the log files from those three sessions.

The numbers also don't add up and you can see a jump right at the load time (around the 1 minute mark) in the 0.17.77 electric grid plot:
screenshot 0.17.77.png
screenshot 0.17.77.png (2.75 MiB) Viewed 1046 times
While the 0.17.72 plot looks steady:
screenshot 0.17.72.png
screenshot 0.17.72.png (2.69 MiB) Viewed 1046 times
Attachments
EEITest.zip
(2.26 MiB) Downloaded 6 times
factorio-0.17.77.log
(6.24 KiB) Downloaded 7 times
factorio-0.17.73.log
(6.42 KiB) Downloaded 5 times
factorio-0.17.72.log
(6.69 KiB) Downloaded 6 times
Last edited by Gweneph on Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:00 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
TruePikachu
Filter Inserter
Filter Inserter
Posts: 910
Joined: Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:39 pm
Contact:

Re: [0.17.77] Electric Energy Interface consumption broke

Post by TruePikachu » Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:52 am

I literally was just in 0.17.77 doing reactor design using the EEI, and did not encounter any issues. The plot reflects that your interface had consumed an average of 16.7MW over the past 10 minutes, and produced next to no power.

Unless you can get more specific, NaB.

User avatar
Klonan
Factorio Staff
Factorio Staff
Posts: 3976
Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2015 2:09 pm
Contact:

Re: [0.17.77] Electric Energy Interface consumption broke

Post by Klonan » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:00 am

I am also not clearly seeing an issue provided with the screenshots

Can you be more specific?

Gweneph
Manual Inserter
Manual Inserter
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:51 pm
Contact:

Re: [0.17.77] Electric Energy Interface consumption broke

Post by Gweneph » Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:30 pm

In the graph you can see around the 2 minute mark I set the EEI to only consume around 1 MW of power. The consumption and production drop as expected. Then around the 1 minute mark I loaded up the save file in 0.17.77. The production from the steam turbines spiked up to maximum they could produce. At the same time the consumption from the EEI dropped to zero. The only thing that changed was that I loaded the save into a new version. If the new consumption is 0 and production is 58.2 MW where is all that energy going?

Edit:
I just tried out 0.17.78 with an even simpler setup: I'm trying to consume 30kW of a single solar panel's potential of 60kW, but instead the solar panel is producing it's max while according to the chart the EEI isn't consuming anything:
screenshot 2019-11-15 001.png
screenshot 2019-11-15 001.png (2.37 MiB) Viewed 923 times
When I try the same thing in 0.17.72:
screenshot 2019-11-15 002.png
screenshot 2019-11-15 002.png (2.76 MiB) Viewed 923 times
Now it works like I would expect it to. You can see it's consuming 30kW and the solar panel is generating 30kW.

User avatar
Klonan
Factorio Staff
Factorio Staff
Posts: 3976
Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2015 2:09 pm
Contact:

Re: [0.17.77] Electric Energy Interface consumption broke

Post by Klonan » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:12 pm

Can confirm, seems like its specific to the EEI

Rseding91
Factorio Staff
Factorio Staff
Posts: 10036
Joined: Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:23 am
Contact:

Re: [0.17.77] Electric Energy Interface consumption broke

Post by Rseding91 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:04 pm

Thanks for the report. It's now fixed for the next version of 0.17.
If you want to get ahold of me I'm almost always on Discord.

Honktown
Filter Inserter
Filter Inserter
Posts: 295
Joined: Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:10 am
Contact:

Re: [0.17.77] Electric Energy Interface consumption broke

Post by Honktown » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:20 pm

Thanks! I had the same issue with the decu mod, and I dragged my feet in trying to whittle the problem down.

Post Reply

Return to “Resolved Problems and Bugs”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users