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Tiva 129 Connected Launchpad - Ethernet "client.stop()" crashes

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I am using a Connected launchpad (129) and the stock example from Energia v12 for Xively Client Actuator.


When I upload to Xively, everything works great and the client.stop() command works as expected.  When requesting data and parsing the response, if I call stop it kills the loop[ and the board hangs until I reset.


If I don't call the client.stop() it will eventually time out the connection and allow me to loop, request and then parse the data with no issues.  


I am just looking for a starting point for this as it is a pretty new board and there aren't many posts about it yet.





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Below in responesProcess() is where it breaks.  I did a workaround and set the update time to 60 seconds and created 2 clients, one to get data and one to put data.

When the get is complete it changes a boolean and the put fires on it's own client.  


I made a thermostat and am using two vars on Xively to know when to change the set temperature and mode.  It then uploads the current temp and operating conditions which can then be plotted.


I have posted the example code as it happens there as well.

#include <Ethernet.h>

#define APIKEY         "YOUR API KEY GOES HERE" // replace your xively api key here
#define FEEDID         00000 // replace your feed ID
#define USERAGENT      "EnergiaXivelyClient" // user agent is the project name

// assign a MAC address for the ethernet controller.
// Newer Ethernet shields have a MAC address printed on a sticker on the shield
// fill in your address here:
byte mac[] = {0xDE, 0xAD, 0xBE, 0xEF, 0xFE, 0xED};

// fill in an available IP address on your network here,
// for manual configuration:
IPAddress ip(192,168,1,177);
// initialize the library instance:
EthernetClient client;

// if you don't want to use DNS (and reduce your sketch size)
// use the numeric IP instead of the name for the server:
IPAddress server(216,52,233,120);      // numeric IP for api.xively.com
//char server[] = "api.xively.com";   // name address for xively API

unsigned long lastConnectionTime = 0;          // last time you connected to the server, in milliseconds
boolean lastConnected = false;                 // state of the connection last time through the main loop
const unsigned long postingInterval = 10*1000; //delay between updates to xively.com

char  response[1600]; // something greater than MTU
char* responsePtr;

char  channel[] = "actuator1";

void setup() {
  // start serial port:
  Serial.println("XivelyClientActuator setup");
  // start the Ethernet connection:
  if (Ethernet.begin(mac) == 0) {
    Serial.println("Failed to configure Ethernet using DHCP");
    // DHCP failed, so use a fixed IP address:
    Ethernet.begin(mac, ip);
  // print your local IP address:
  Serial.print("My IP address: ");
  for (byte thisByte = 0; thisByte < 4; thisByte++) {
    // print the value of each byte of the IP address:
    Serial.print(Ethernet.localIP()[thisByte], DEC);

void loop() {
  // if there's incoming data from the net connection, process it
  if (client.available()) {

  // if there's no net connection, but there was one last time
  // through the loop, then stop the client:
  if (!client.connected() && lastConnected) {

  // if you're not connected, and ten seconds have passed since
  // your last connection, then connect again and send data:
  if(!client.connected() && (millis() - lastConnectionTime > postingInterval)) {
  // store the state of the connection for next time through
  // the loop:
  lastConnected = client.connected();

void responseProcess() {
  // the entire HTTP server response is in the client buffer
  char c;

  responsePtr = &response[0];
  while (client.available()) {
    c = client.read();
    *responsePtr++ = c;
  *responsePtr = 0; // terminate the string
  client.stop(); // close the http connection THIS IS WHERE IS BREAKS, Comment out and it works but you need to wait for the client to time out to call it again
  //response Serial.println(response);

void responseParse() {
/* response looks like this
requesting from api.xively.com
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:26:20 GMT
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: 79
Connection: keep-alive
X-Request-Id: 3673d93d7435c340b779c0128fc39d44be3f3e21
Cache-Control: max-age=86400
Last-Modified: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 17:31:08 GMT
Age: 20301
Vary: Accept-Encoding


  char *token,*field;

  // walking the response lines
  token = strtok(&response[0],"\n");
  while( token != NULL ) {
    if (strstr(token,channel) != 0) { // is token on the csv line with channel desired?
      // token is now pointing at correct line, need to skip 2 commas
      field = strtok(token,","); // field pointing at channel
      field = strtok(NULL,",");  // field pointing at timestamp
      field = strtok(NULL,",");  // field pointing at channel value as ascii
      if (field[0] == '0') {
      } else {
    token = strtok(NULL,"\n");

// this method makes a HTTP GET feed request to the server:
void sendRequest() {
  // if there's a successful connection:
  if (client.connect(server, 80)) {
    Serial.println("requesting from api.xively.com");
    // send the HTTP GET request:
    client.print("GET /v2/feeds/");
    client.println(".csv HTTP/1.1");
    client.println("Host: api.xively.com");
    client.print("X-ApiKey: ");
    client.print("User-Agent: ");
  } else {
    // if you couldn't make a connection:
    Serial.println("connection failed");
   // note the time that the connection was made or attempted:
  lastConnectionTime = millis();
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