#StackBounty: #i2c #python-3 How to fix Remote I/O Error Whilst Using i2c OLED

Bounty: 50

I was using my i2c OLED perfectly well when seemingly for no reason I started getting the Remote I/O Error when I ran my Python program. For some reason this was fixed by installing i2c tools again. This seemed to work several times (maybe it was just a strange coincidence). Now this doesn’t work and I get the same errors. Another strange thing is that the i2c detect -y 1 is still reporting my OLED on 0x3C.

Here is the error code:Traceback (most recent call last):
File "door_lock_code.py", line 13, in <module>
disp.display()
File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/Adafruit_SSD1306-1.6.2-py3.5.egg/Adafruit_SSD1306/SSD1306.py", line 182, in display
File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/Adafruit_GPIO-1.0.3-py3.5.egg/Adafruit_GPIO/I2C.py", line 129, in writeList
File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/Adafruit_PureIO-0.2.3-py3.5.egg/Adafruit_PureIO/smbus.py", line 294, in write_i2c_block_data
OSError: [Errno 121] Remote I/O error

Can anyone help me out?

Thanks,
LouisP

P.S – I know this is similar to other threads but I think my errors are slightly different.


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