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  4509   Mon Apr 11 13:30:04 2011 josephb, JamieUpdateCDSNo Wiper script - Frames full over weekendProblem:
The daqd
process was dying every minute or so when
it couldn't write frame.  This was slowing
  
  4510   Mon Apr 11 14:17:22 2011 josephb, jamieUpdateCDSFrame wiper script installed[Joe, Jamie, Alex]
Fixes:
I
asked Alex which cron to use (dcron? frcron?). 
  
  4518   Wed Apr 13 11:34:07 2011 josephbUpdateCDSFixed IFO_ALIGN.adlProblem:
I switched the
ITMX and ITMY control channels yesterday,
  
  4522   Thu Apr 14 00:21:28 2011 KojiUpdateCDSNew C1LSC code running[Jamie, Jenne, Koji]
We installed the new c1lsc and started
the process.
  
  4524   Thu Apr 14 12:57:15 2011 josephbUpdateCDSRFM network happy again[Joe, Alex]
Problem Symptoms:
There
were red lights on the status screen indicating
  
  4543   Tue Apr 19 15:48:43 2011 josephbUpdateCDSMEDM screens and Front Ends updated to new MatricesProblem:
The original matrix
naming conventions for the front ends was
  
  4544   Tue Apr 19 17:34:02 2011 KojiUpdateCDSMEDM screens and Front Ends updated to new MatricesJust a curiosity:
I just wonder how you have distingushed
the difference between _1
  
  4545   Wed Apr 20 11:02:18 2011 josephbUpdateCDSMEDM screens and Front Ends updated to new MatricesWe simply didn't any matrices larger than
16x16.  If we had, than that matrix would
not have worked properly since the beginning.



  
  4561   Fri Apr 22 12:07:38 2011 josephb, steveUpdateCDSRemoved hanging D-sub to SCSI in 1X2Problem:
Way back, Jay had D-sub
to SCSI adapters made to adapt our existing
Sander box AA filters to the new SCSI based
  
  4580   Thu Apr 28 10:53:50 2011 josephbUpdateCDSAdventures in Hyper-threadingWhat was done:
1) Turn off MC1,
MC2, MC3, BS, ITMX, ITMY, PRM, SRM watchdogs.
2) Turn c1sus computer off (sudo
  
  4581   Thu Apr 28 12:25:11 2011 josephbUpdateCDSFurther adventures in Hyper-threadingFirst, I disabled front end starts on boot
up, and brought c1sus up.  I rebuilt
the models for the c1sus computer so they
  
  4583   Thu Apr 28 16:12:19 2011 josephb, jamieUpdateCDSNew CDS model SVNNew SVN
We are now using the
LIGO CDS SVN for storing our control models.
The SVN is at:
  
  4590   Fri Apr 29 14:36:36 2011 josephb, steveUpdateCDSRemoved hanging D-sub to SCSI in 1X5

    

       
            
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  4608   Tue May 3 10:41:35 2011 josephbUpdateCDSMorning maintenance1) Filled in the C1SUS_BS_OLMATRIX properly
so as to make the BS oplev work for Steve.
2) Turned on the ITMX damping. 
  
  4609   Tue May 3 10:59:31 2011 josephbUpdateCDS1Y2 binary output adapter board now poweredI temporarily turned off the power to the
1Y2 rack this morning while wiring in the
binary output adapter board power (+/- 15V)
  
  4647   Thu May 5 18:38:01 2011 ranaSummaryCDSSub-system TRAMP adjustmentsI think
that the gain ramping time (_TRAMP) should
  
  4667   Mon May 9 16:12:49 2011 JamieConfigurationCDScanonicalize paths to core and userappsI have updated the /opt/rtcds paths to
reflect the new specification of the CDS
aLIGO code release procedures document.
  
  4668   Mon May 9 16:58:23 2011 JamieBureaucracyCDS!!!!REMEMBER TO COMMIT YOUR MODIFICATIONS!!!!Whenever you modify any of the front-end
code in /opt/rtds/caltech/c1/userapps, such
as models, scripts or medm screens, REMEMBER
  
  4669   Mon May 9 17:21:13 2011 JamieBureaucracyCDS!!!!REMEMBER TO COMMIT YOUR MODIFICATIONS!!!!Also, remember to update the svn working
copy before you begin doing any work, to
make sure you're working on the most recent
  
  4679   Tue May 10 16:42:49 2011 josephbUpdateCDSNew upconversion model (c1uct)[Ryan, Joe]
Ryan added the c1uct (upconversion
tester) model to the c1ioo machine.  
  
  4680   Tue May 10 16:45:19 2011 josephbUpdateCDSc1ass now receiving AS55I from c1lsc[Valera, Joe]
We added a cdsPCIx_SHMEM connection
between the c1lsc and c1ass models. 
  
  4706   Thu May 12 23:12:40 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1lsc crashedThis
is my third time to crash a real-time machine.
This time I crashed c1lsc.
  
  4707   Thu May 12 23:41:47 2011 ranaUpdateCDSMEDM Snapshots not workingLooks like 2 different MEDM Snapshot
functiions (at least) are broken.
The regular update of the screens
  
  4718   Sun May 15 03:58:19 2011 ranaUpdateCDSdiagonalization of MC input matrixThere has been some input matrix diagonalization
in the past by
Yuta and Kiwamu, but I find the automation
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  4730   Tue May 17 11:45:20 2011 JamieConfigurationCDSpurged non-c1 site files from rtcds checkout of cds_user_appsI purged all of the working copy checkouts
of site files for all sites that are not
c1 from the rtcds cds_user_apps working directory
  
  4732   Tue May 17 17:01:22 2011 jamieConfigurationCDSUpdate LSC channels from _DAQ to _DQAs of RCG version 2.1, recorded channels
use the suffix "_DQ", instead of
"_DAQ".  I just rebuilt and
  
  4733   Tue May 17 18:09:13 2011 Jamie, KiwamuConfigurationCDSc1sus and c1auxey crashed, rebootedc1sus and
c1auxey crashed, required hard reboot
  
  4746   Thu May 19 00:23:44 2011 ranaUpdateCDSdiagonalization of MC input matrix I've
moved all of my SOS peak fitting stuff into
  
  4748   Thu May 19 12:09:41 2011 josephbUpdateCDSAA filter box pulled from 1X5, optic suspensions currently off[Steve, Joe]
Steve pulled the top AA filter box
from 1X5 which handled some of the suspensions
  
  4750   Thu May 19 17:53:03 2011 steveUpdateCDSAA filter box modified at 1X5

    

       
            
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  4754   Fri May 20 03:29:04 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSBinary IO box on 1X5 : LEDs off[Steve / Kiwamu]
 When Steve was working on the
strain reliefs on 1X5 he found that 
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  4764   Wed May 25 19:03:59 2011 JamieConfigurationCDSUpdate rtcds checkout of cds_user_apps with new top-level directory names.The top-level subsystem subdirectories
in the cds_user_apps source repository were
renamed today to be all lower case. 
  
  4765   Wed May 25 19:19:11 2011 JamieConfigurationCDS!!!CHECK IN YOUR MODELS!!!!!!CHECK
IN MODEL CHANGES!!!
Today
I found three models that were modified,
  
  4770   Tue May 31 11:26:29 2011 josephbUpdateCDSCDS Maintenance1) Checked in the changes I had
made to the c1mcp.mdl model just before leaving
for Elba.
  
  4772   Tue May 31 14:29:00 2011 jzweizigUpdateCDSframesThere seems to be something strange going
on with the 40m frame builder.
Specifically, there is a gap in the
  
  4773   Tue May 31 15:45:37 2011 JamieUpdateCDSc1iscey IOchassis powered off for some reason. repowered.We found that both of the c1iscey models
(c1x05 and c1scy) were unresponsive, and
weren't coming back up even after reboot. 
  
  4776   Wed Jun 1 11:31:50 2011 josephbUpdateCDSMC1 LR digital reading close to zero, readback ~0.7 voltsThere
appears to be a bad cable connection somewhere
on the LR sensor path for the MC1 optic.
  
  4781   Thu Jun 2 16:31:41 2011 JamieUpdateCDSaquired SUS channel name suffixes changed from _DAQ to _DQCDS changed the suffix for all aquired
channel names from _DAQ to _DQ.  When
we rebuilt the sus models, described in the
  
  4790   Mon Jun 6 18:29:01 2011 Jamie, JoeUpdateCDSCOMPLETE FRONT-END REBUILD (WITH PROBLEMS (fixed))Today Joe and I undertook a FULL rebuild
of all front end systems with the head of
the 2.1 branch of the RCG.  Here is
  
  4800   Thu Jun 9 16:18:03 2011 josephbUpdateCDSSecond trends only go back 12 daysWhile
answering a quick question by Kiwamu, I noticed
we only had second trends going back to 99050000
  
  4801   Thu Jun 9 18:25:22 2011 kiwamuHowToCDSlook back a channel which doesn' exist any moreFor
some purposes I looked back the data of some
channels which don't exist any more.
  
  4803   Fri Jun 10 12:02:10 2011 ranaUpdateCDSSecond trends only go back 12 days


   
        
            
  
  4809   Mon Jun 13 15:33:55 2011 Jamie, JoeUpdateCDSDolphin fiber between 1Y3 and 1X4 appears to be deadThe fiber that connects the Dolphin card
in the c1lsc machine (in the 1Y3 rack) to
the Dolphin switch in the 1X4 rack appears
  
  4811   Mon Jun 13 18:40:08 2011 Jamie, JoeUpdateCDSSnags in the repair of LSC CDSWe've run into a problem with our attempts
to get the LCS control back up and running.
As reported previously, the Dolphin
  
  4812   Mon Jun 13 19:26:42 2011 Jamie, JoeConfigurationCDSSUS binary IO chassis 2 and 3 moved from 1X5 to 1X4While preping 1X4 for installation of c1lsc,
we removed some old VME crates that were
no longer in use.  This freed up lots
  
  4815   Tue Jun 14 09:25:17 2011 JamieUpdateCDSDolphin fiber tested with c1sus, still badThe bad Dolphin was still bad when tested
with a connection between c1sus and the Dolphin
swtich.
  
  4816   Tue Jun 14 12:23:44 2011 Jamie, JoeUpdateCDSWE ARE ALL GREEN! LSC back up and running in new configuration.After moving the c1lsc computer to 1X4,
then connecting c1lsc to it's IO chassis
in 1Y3 by a fiber PCIe extension cable, everything
  
  4837   Mon Jun 20 09:28:19 2011 JamieUpdateCDSShutting down low-voltage DC power in 1X1/1X2 racksIn order to install the BO module in 1X2,
I need to shut down all DC power to the 1X1
and 1X2 racks.
  
  4838   Mon Jun 20 10:45:43 2011 JamieUpdateCDSPower restored to 1X1/1X2 racks. IOO binary output module installed.All power has been restored to the 1X1
and 1X2 racks.  The modecleaner is locked
again.
  
  4843   Mon Jun 20 17:58:00 2011 ranaUpdateCDSGateway program killedThere was a rogue, undocumented, gateway
process running on NODUS since ~4 PM. This
guy was broadcasting channels back into the
  
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