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Brotuulaan

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I'm trying to set up a cutoff based on how full an ender chest is, using BC Transport pipes. Never used the mod before, so it's kinda fun learning something new.

Problem is getting the reading off a chest. I'm trying to use a comparator in my test setup, but it won't update its output as the inventory changes unless I update its state via a signal on one side or by toggling the setting to the opposite mode.

This isn't normal, is it? I mean, it's been a while since I've used comparators, but it seems to me that they are supposed to just output what they measure without requiring you to manually update them every time you want them to re-check an inventory.

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It looks like it actually does that with only certain inventories. I was testing with a couple of different chests for various reasons, and it looks like the Slightly Larger Chest and the Mini-Chest both are of the type that only update the comparator when it receives a signal or is toggled. Ender chests seem to be working just fine, though.

Anyone know if this is a bug or a feature of these inventories that I haven't seen before?
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Pyure

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Anyone know what the deal is with the Forestry Greenhouse these days? I wanted to get a (non-alveary) climate-control method for bees, but it seems at some point they went and deprecated all the Greenhouse blocks.
My google-fu fails to tell me if they're canceled forever, moved to some other block that I don't know the name of, or temporarily on hold.
It would appear that it has indeed been replaced by a "Habitat Former", which looks disappointingly simple and boring.
 
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Im not that new to modpacks but im searching for a mod to „grind“.
I was trying botania, witchery and mystcraft(now).
The guys on my server did technic, thaumcraft and bloodmagic.
I like mods that guide you trough all with a questbook or something like this.
(Ftb infinity evolved)
 

Pyure

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Im not that new to modpacks but im searching for a mod to „grind“.
I was trying botania, witchery and mystcraft(now).
The guys on my server did technic, thaumcraft and bloodmagic.
I like mods that guide you trough all with a questbook or something like this.
(Ftb infinity evolved)
Mod, or Modpack?

If the latter, I'll mention Infitech 3 and self-advertise. If the former, I'm not familiar with mods that guide you via a book, except maybe Reika's Chromaticraft sortof. (Some others you already noted, like Botania, Thaumcraft)
 

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I had to delete aroma mining dimension mod from my server because of some crashes. The problem is, we had loaded chunks in there through FTB Utils. It's spamming the server because it can't find those chunks. Any way to clear those chunks without reinstallling the mod?
 

Pyure

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I had to delete aroma mining dimension mod from my server because of some crashes. The problem is, we had loaded chunks in there through FTB Utils. It's spamming the server because it can't find those chunks. Any way to clear those chunks without reinstallling the mod?
Removing FTB Utils itself or clearing out its persisted data might help. I doubt you can interact with the data itself if its stored like other FTB stuff (e.g. nbt binary)
 

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It turned out it was all because my server host was out of hard drive space. With backups I'm pulling like 50gigs, lol

But, now that it's all working, I'm glad I didn't do that because everything is back where it should be. Thanks for the help anyway!
 

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What are my options for mid/late-game power-gen in Ultimate Reloaded? I just got a quarry and powered armour and am finding I can't keep up.

I don't really have much Iridium.
 

Brotuulaan

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Infinity Evolved: What can make fire appear at random? I just logged in after several days away from my local world (so not a server), and suddenly there are fires popping up all over around my machinery at the surface.

It was happening at night, and I slept, but it's still happening. The sun doesn't look a different color, and I don't have any effects on me. The only change I can think of making in the past twenty minutes to this area or the last several sessions I was on is changing the foci in my laser drill and reactivating it. No new bees, no new NPCs of any sort, or anything like that.

There are several areas with flammable objects, and they're starting to burn up. I can replace some of those items, but not all of them.

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From what I can tell, it's happening in a 2x4 chunk strip.
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Brotuulaan

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Just figured it out. When I restarted my drill, I pulled a firestone ore from the chest and had it in my inventory. Some more searching brought up a thread that asked that question.
 
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Drbretto

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Is there any kind of retriever that would pull from refined storage?

I know there's the interface and importer/exporter. But, those make me specify an item to pull out from RS. I want to pull out everything from a mod into an external storage, but still have access from the central hub.

Even setting a specific item to pull, it also looks like it keeps pulling from the external storage to fill the same external storage. It doesn't stop when the main rs system is empty.

Any advice?

Edit: nm, I'll just filter the general input to sort first, then the rest goes to the RS system. Seems less likely to short circuit itself
 
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Brotuulaan

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Does the autocrafting process in AE have a bug where sometimes it decides it doesn't want to finish a job? I keep ordering blood stained blocks to smelt in my TiCon smeltery for primal mana, and it keeps doing part of my order and then hanging the rest in memory. Just ordered 30, and it only gave 11 and left the rest to sit there. It's really annoying.

It seems to be somewhat unique to this block I don't think I've noticed this with anything else thus far.
 

Brotuulaan

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In this video, TKH shows a very compact way of extracting channels from an ME controller. He uses an extra controller on the side to provide channels/power to the P2P Tunnels, but then he says something about extracting the channels like a backbone, and it sounds like he's saying the tunnels come out the other side of the extra ME controller.

Is that how it works, or you you have to extract the tunnels' channels via a branch off the dense cable he set up?
 

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Is there a mod that, if two items have the same crafting recipe, lets you choose which item to craft?
 

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FTB Interactions modpack, and I'm using FTB Utilities to chunk-load one 16x16 field of crops (Canola, from Actually Additions) while I'm offline from the server.
When I return the next day, I find something odd in the field. The interior blocks grow just fine... however, the extreme edge blocks in the chunk DO NOT grow at all.
So the field is always 14x14 fully grown, while the last block all the way around the entire chunk is still at growth stage 0%. Yes, I have sufficient lighting in the field so all the blocks have proper light level.
Can anyone explain why this is happening? Is there a solution to it? What is the reason for it happening, is it a problem with the FTB Utils chunk-loading feature?

Edit: And now it is back to working properly again. I tried breaking and re-planting the crops, that changed nothing. Then I messed around with loading and unloading the chunk in FTB Utils, and also with claiming and unclaiming the chunk. I also chunk-loaded the adjacent chunks and then immediately un-chunk-loaded them... and then I logged off. When I returned, the entire 16x16 field is now growing fully again, so whatever I did must have worked. I suspect there is some issue with FTB Utils, but that's for somebody else to take it from here. My work is done!

P.S. I almost forgot, but something else really weird happened yesterday too... normally, when I harvest the Canola plants, I don't get any player experience for it. There's no XP drops for harvesting, just the canola and seed drops. But... one time yesterday, I logged onto the server to harvest my crops, and guess what happened? I got TONS AND TONS of XP just by harvesting the Canolas. LOL It hasn't happened before, or since, but just in that one harvest, I zoomed from XP level 32 to XP level 76. Can you understand how many XP points that actually is? It's beyond huge, it's ridiculous. I'd have to eat 100 stacks of lotus drops to achieve that much XP (and it would take me 2 hours to eat em all)... but in a mere 2 minutes, I got that much XP for harvesting my crops. Isn't that weird? Some strange stuff happening in FTB Interactions, but it's still a very stable modpack for the most part. Great modpack, best FTB pack in years IMO.
 
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asb3pe

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Is there a mod that, if two items have the same crafting recipe, lets you choose which item to craft?
This really shouldn't ever happen in the game. Typically, the modpack creator would manually change one of the recipes to something slightly different in order to prevent this conflict. Are you playing one of the major modpacks, or did you put it together yourself?
 
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Drbretto

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It's always something with minecraft.

No idea why at all, but now when I launch minecraft, if I go into full screen mode, it looks like I'm trying to run it at 4k on a monitor that can do 720. I have quadruple checked my desktop is set to 4k. Minecraft is set to be at desktop resolution.

Even the launch screen (via MMC, set to a small window) is all zoomed in when in windowed mode. I can run the game in windowed mode, too, but it looks like it's rendering at like 720.

Nothing else looks weird on my PC at all, it's just minecraft. Any ideas?