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ID Date Authordown Type Category Subject Text Attachments
  8581   Wed May 15 17:38:49 2013 JamieSummaryCDSAA/AI requirements

    

       
            
  
  8582   Wed May 15 17:48:25 2013 JamieUpdateCDSmisc problems noticed in modelsI noticed a couple potential issues in
some of the models while I was investigating
the ADC/DAC situation:
  
  8585   Wed May 15 22:47:11 2013 JamieSummaryCDSAccounting of ADC/DAC channel availability

    

       
            
  
  8608   Tue May 21 18:18:28 2013 JamieUpdateComputer Scripts / ProgramsnetGPIB stuff update/modernized/cleanedup/improvedI did a bunch of cleanup work on the netGPIB
stuff:

    Removed extensions from
  
  8613   Wed May 22 11:09:33 2013 JamieSummaryCDSWeird DAC bit flipping at half integer output valuesAfter querying CDS folks about this issue,
I got some responses that indicated the problems
was likely limit-cycle oscillations due to
 nopad.pdf 
  8615   Wed May 22 11:35:06 2013 JamieSummaryCDSWeird DAC bit flipping at half integer output values

    

       
            
  
  8617   Wed May 22 15:48:56 2013 JamieUpdateSUSTurn off zero padding in DAC outputsAfter the results of the analysis in the
#8598
thread, I have added the "no_zero_pad=1"
  
  8625   Thu May 23 10:20:33 2013 JamieUpdateSUSTurn off zero padding in DAC outputs

    

       
            
  
  8626   Thu May 23 10:24:23 2013 JamieSummaryCDSc1scy model continues to run at the hairy edgec1scy, the controller model at  the Y END,
is still running very long, typically at
55/60 microseconds, or ~92% of it's cycle. 
  
  8654   Thu May 30 10:40:59 2013 JamieConfigurationCDSAttempt to cleanup c1ioo ADC connectionsI have attempted to reconcile all of the
ADC connections to c1ioo.  Upon close
inspection, it appears that there was a lot
  
  8656   Thu May 30 11:28:34 2013 JamieConfigurationCDSc1als model cleanupThe c1als model was pulling out some ADC0
connections that were no longer used for
anything:
  
  8657   Thu May 30 11:33:26 2013 JamieConfigurationComputer Scripts / ProgramsASS medm/model changes need to be committed to SVNThere are a lot of changes to the ASS stuff
that have not been committed to the SVN:

controls@rossa:/opt/rtcds/userapps/release/isc/c1
  
  8725   Wed Jun 19 16:04:56 2013 JamieConfigurationComputer Scripts / Programsconlog startup fixed, and restartedI cleaned up a bunch of conlog
stuff to make it all a little more sane and
simple.  I also fixed the messy startup
  
  8726   Wed Jun 19 16:47:34 2013 JamieConfigurationComputer Scripts / Programsconlog startup fixed, and restarted

    

       
            
  
  8868   Thu Jul 18 10:47:21 2013 JamieUpdateLSCPRMI+Y arm ALS success!AWESOME!  You guys rock.   
  8919   Wed Jul 24 19:21:56 2013 JamieHowToSUSSUS MEDM screen modernizationI started poking around at what we want
for new SUS MEDM screens.  Rana and
I decided we'd start with the ASC TIPTILT
 newsusmedm.png 
  8996   Mon Aug 12 13:30:33 2013 JamieUpdateCDSX-End Green ASS - Roundup

    

       
            
  
  9074   Tue Aug 27 19:34:36 2013 JamieConfigurationCDSfront end IPC configurationSo the IPC situation on the front end network
is not so great right now.  For various
no-longer-valid reasons, c1lsc had no RFM
 hosts.png 
  9075   Tue Aug 27 19:50:06 2013 JamieConfigurationComputer Scripts / Programscdsutils checked out into /opt/rtcdsI have checked out the new cdsutils
repository at:

/opt/rtcds/cdsutils/release

This
  
  9088   Thu Aug 29 17:25:50 2013 JamieUpdateSUSSUS medm screen upgradeRana asked me to look at the SUS MEDM screen
upgrade situation, and provide an upgrade
prescription.  Unfortunately there not
  
  9132   Mon Sep 16 15:29:50 2013 JamieConfigurationComputer Scripts / Programscdsutils checked out into /opt/rtcdsWe now have a proper install of cdsutils:

 controls@rossa:~ 0$ cdsutils
 usage:
cdsutils <cmd> <args>

 Advanced
  
  9138   Wed Sep 18 11:52:53 2013 JamieUpdateCDSDataviewer cannot connect to fb

    

       
            
  
  9309   Tue Oct 29 18:14:52 2013 JamieConfigurationComputer Scripts / Programsfixing python-matplotlib from LSCSOFTJenne just discovered an issue with the
python-matplotlib package that I knew was
coming but forgot about.
  
  9310   Tue Oct 29 18:54:36 2013 JamieConfigurationComputer Scripts / Programsfixing python-matplotlib from LSCSOFT

    

       
            
  
  9423   Fri Nov 22 14:21:43 2013 JamieUpdateComputer Scripts / ProgramsDAQ?

    

       
            
  
  9426   Mon Nov 25 12:57:54 2013 JamieUpdateCDStiming problem at c1iscex IO chassisThere is definitely a timing distribution
malfunction at the c1iscex IO chassis. 
There is no timing link between the "Master
  
  9433   Mon Dec 2 16:04:47 2013 JamieUpdateCDSc1iscex timing problem mysteriously disappears??? (thanksgiving miracle???)

    

       
            
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  9502   Fri Dec 20 10:08:43 2013 JamieConfigurationGeneralnetgpibdata is working again now


   
        
            
  
  9503   Fri Dec 20 11:40:13 2013 JamieSummaryCDSRCG parsing bug?I submitted a bug report for this:
https://bugzilla.ligo-wa.caltech.edu/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=553
However, given how old our RCG version
  
  9513   Thu Jan 2 10:15:20 2014 JamieSummaryGenerallinux1 RAID crash & recoveryWell done Koji!  I'm very impressed
with the sysadmin skillz.
  
  9536   Tue Jan 7 23:53:35 2014 JamieUpdateCDSdaqd can't connect to c1vac1, c1vac2dadq is logging the following error messages
to it's log related to the fact that it can't
connect to c1vac1 and c1vac2:
  
  9574   Fri Jan 24 13:10:12 2014 JamieHowToLSCProcedure to measure PRC length

    

       
            
 path.pdf 
  9966   Fri May 16 20:55:18 2014 JamieFrogsloreun-full-screening Ubuntu windows with F11Last week Rana and I struggled to figure
out how to un-full-screen windows on the
Ubuntu workstations that appeared to be stuck
  
  10018   Tue Jun 10 09:25:29 2014 JamieUpdateCDSComputer status: should not be changing namesI really think it's a bad   
  10033   Thu Jun 12 15:31:47 2014 JamieUpdateCDSNote on cables for talking to slow computers

    

       
            
  
  10040   Sun Jun 15 14:26:30 2014 JamieOmnistructureCDScdsutils re-installed

    

       
            
  
  10041   Sun Jun 15 14:41:08 2014 JamieOmnistructureCDScdsutils re-installed

    

       
            
  
  10190   Sun Jul 13 11:37:36 2014 JamieUpdateElectronicsNew Prologix GPIB-Ethernet controller

    

       
            
  
  10276   Sat Jul 26 13:38:34 2014 JamieUpdateGeneralData Acquisition from FC into EPICS Channels

    

       
            
  
  11384   Tue Jun 30 11:33:00 2015 JamieSummaryCDSprepping for CDS upgradeThis is going to be a big one.  We're
at version 2.5 and we're going to go
to 2.9.3.
  
  11390   Wed Jul 1 19:16:21 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade in progressThe CDS upgrade is now underway

Here's
what's happened so far:


Installed and linked in
  
  11393   Tue Jul 7 18:27:54 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: progress!After a couple of days of struggle, I made
some progress on the CDS upgrade today:

 2.9-RTS-OK.pngC1X04_GDS_TP.png 
  11396   Wed Jul 8 20:37:02 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: one step forward, two steps backAfter determining yesterday that all the
daqd issues were coming from the frame writing,
I started to dig into it more today. 
  
  11397   Wed Jul 8 21:02:02 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: another step forward, so we're back to where we started (plus a bit?)Koji did a bit of googling to determine
that 'Wrong Network' status message
could be explained by the fb myrinet 
  
  11398   Thu Jul 9 13:26:47 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: new mx 1.2.16 installedI rebuilt/installed mx 1.2.16 to use "ether-mode",
instead of the default MX-10G:


controls@fb
  
  11400   Thu Jul 9 16:50:13 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: if all else fails try throwing metal at the problemI roped Rolf into coming over and adding
his eyes to the problem.  After much
discussion we couldn't come up with any
  
  11402   Mon Jul 13 01:11:14 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: current assessmentdaqd is still behaving unstably. 
It's still unclear what the issue is.

The current failures look like
  
  11404   Mon Jul 13 18:12:50 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: left running in semi-stable configurationI have been watching daqd all day and I
don't feel particularly closer to understanding
what the issues are.  However, things
  
  11406   Tue Jul 14 09:08:37 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: left running in semi-stable configurationOvernight daqd restarted itself only about
twice an hour, which is an improvement:


controls@fb /opt/rtcds/caltech/c1/target/fb
  
  11412   Tue Jul 14 16:51:01 2015 JamieSummaryCDSCDS upgrade: problem is not disk accessI think I have now determined once and
for all that the daqd problems are NOT due
to disk IO contention.
  
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