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G1000 & Flight1 Mustang in P3Dv3

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I have been having a problem with the Flight1 P3D Mustang causing P3Dv3.1 to freeze solid on loading the aircraft and the only way out is to kill P3D using the Windows task manager. The problem only occurs when the Mindstar G1000 is installed on the system! 

Completely deinstalling the G1000 permanently was the only solution I could find which enabled me to use the Mustang! It made no difference in which order I installed the two packages - the result was always a complete freezing of P3D so long both packages were installed at the same time.

Seeing that the P3D Mustang has only recently been released (the problem is not present in FSX) I asked in the Mustang Forum whether the issue could be looked at but was told that the problem 'belongs' to Mindstar and Flight1 will NOT be looking into it.

 

So it would seem that anybody who is considering the P3D Version of the Mustang will have to make a choice between the Mustang and the G1000 - unless somebody fixes the issue - because having both installed is apparently not possible!

 

Has anyone managed to get both the Mustang and the G1000 running in P3Dv3? With this I don't mean using the G1000 with the Mustang - just having both installed at the same time and being able to fly the Mustang. 

 

Regards

Simon

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Simon,

 

Are you saying that even if you were loading a default aircraft, like the F22... Prepar3D would freeze up? Or is it only when you load the Mustang that the sim would freeze up?

 

I can assure you that we do absolutely nothing whatsoever regarding the sim unless our G1000 is physically active in a panel. Since our gauge isn't loaded, I would have to question how it's our code locking everything up.

 

I'll also point out our code is identical across the sim platforms... and you yourself have stated you don't see the same behavior in FSX.

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Hi Ed,

 

No, the freeze only happens when loading the Mustang. 

All other aircraft have no problems which is why I'm certain that the issue has to do with the P3D version of the Mustang.

Unfortunately, Flight1 support don't agree and place the blame squarely on Mindstars' shoulders!!

If I've understood the situation correctly they are not even looking into the issue!

 

I didn't post here to try to get you to solve the problem as I don't believe that it's your fault! Just more of a 'warning' to G1000 users who are considering acquiring the P3D version of the Mustang that they might be disappointed!

 

regards

Simon

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Ok... in the DLL.XML file, locate the entry for hypergauge.dll and change the value in it's block form <Disabled>False</Disabled> to <Disabled>True</Disabled>.

 

Let me know if it loads.

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After disabling the hypergauge.dll entry in the DLL.XML file as suggested  the Mustang loads without any problems. However, I suspect that the G1000 probably won't work properly after this...  :Hmmmph:

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Interesting.... thanks for trying that out.

 

It gives me something to think about... with regards to what Flight1 might be doing.

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Very interesting indeed. My Mustang cockpit HW will come in short time. Mindstar will be used. Now the way to P3D is open - if F1 solves the compatibility with Mindstar G1000.

 

Now in a waiting state.

 

Thanks for looking into this.

 

Peter

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Well, I know what hypergauge is doing at that point... nothing. Absolutely nothing. While it's a module, it's a dormant module until a gauge is loaded that utilizes it's abilities.

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Now the way to P3D is open - if F1 solves the compatibility with Mindstar G1000.

 

F1 support told me straight out in their forum that they will NOT be looking into this issue!  It could be a long wait...

 

Simon

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Just so it's clear... Flight1 and Mindstar Aviation are rather direct competitors in that they both offer a G1000 product.

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Rename the HyperGauge.dll to HG.dll and then edit your dll.xml so that it uses the same name and allow the sim to load the DLL. Once it's loading the renamed DLL... try the Mustang.

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I'm interested to see how this plays out by a simple renaming. 

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The problem has disappeared after having deinstalled the Mustang and then reinstalling the very latest download version (I had read that a newer/updated version was released in the last couple of days). I had no need to try the renaming of Hypergauge.dll as it worked straight away!

 

Until now, I had the original release of the P3D Mustang installed and only updated it today.

It seems that the fixes that Flight1 made to cure some other issues has also solved this incompatibility problem!!

 

Thanks for the support!

 

Kind regards

Simon

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Interesting... thanks! :smile:

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Hello 

roadrunner698 

I don't know how to install Mindstar G1000 with F1 Mustang , can you share your panel.cfg ? = ) When I try to set the G1000 in my cfg I have a conflict between Mindstar and default G1000

 

Best Regards

 

Alex

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