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Entry  Wed May 30 15:51:22 2012, yuta, Update, IOO, MC beam spot oscillation specMC3_onoff_localdamping.pdf
    Reply  Wed May 30 19:27:38 2012, yuta, Update, IOO, MC beam spot oscillation 
       Reply  Wed May 30 20:12:15 2012, rana, Update, IOO, MC beam spot oscillation 
          Reply  Thu May 31 10:31:19 2012, Jamie, Update, IOO, MC beam spot oscillation 
Message ID: 6719     Entry time: Wed May 30 20:12:15 2012     In reply to: 6718     Reply to this: 6728
Author: rana 
Type: Update 
Category: IOO 
Subject: MC beam spot oscillation 

This is a common occurrence when diagnostic scripts are written without the ability to handle exceptions (e.g. ctrl-c, terminal gets closed, etc.).

The first thing to do is make sure that the "new" script you are writing doesn't already exist (hint: look in the old scripts directory).

If you are writing a script that touches things in the interferometer, it must always return the settings to the initial state on abnormal termination:

http://linuxdevcenter.com/pub/a/linux/lpt/44_12.html

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