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Don't hang forever if manually added cast is down #21565
Don't hang forever if manually added cast is down when HA starts.
Related issue (if applicable): fixes #17282
Note: Depends on balloob/pychromecast#271
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Mar 1, 2019
@andriej This will fix the issue where HA never starts if a manually added cast is not available. If a cast is not available, there will be debug prints when HA is repeatedly trying to reconnect.
In your case, I really recommend to add the cast integration instead of manually adding devices. HA will then discover and connect to casts which are online, and not aimlessly try to reconnect to casts that are offline.
@emontnemery Just a FYI, applying this patch to my latest
Would be good to get this on 0.89.2.
Oopsies, may have spoken too soon. Attempting to add the Google Cast integration via the frontend throws this:
EDIT: Got this before patching
EDIT 2: Slightly different errors here:
Mar 11, 2019
Has this been implemented?
Having a a similar issue on 0.89.1, Cast Intergration throws an error and prevents web ui from loading. I have to delete 'core.config_entries' file, for the UI to load, which then deletes all the cast integration.