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  5755   Fri Oct 28 12:47:38 2011 jamieUpdateCDSCSS/BOY installed on pianosaI've installed Control
System Studio (CSS) on pianosa, from
the  version
  
  5756   Fri Oct 28 14:56:02 2011 JenneUpdateCDSCSS/BOY installed on pianosa


   
        
            
  
  5786   Wed Nov 2 17:29:10 2011 KatrinUpdateCDSc1scy.mdl compiledSlight modification on that model:

    terminated Q_out of Lockins
to be able to compile the old model
  
  5789   Wed Nov 2 20:56:49 2011 KatrinUpdateCDSdigital zeros at C1:X05-MADC0 (c1scy)Channels C1:X05-MADC0_TP_XXX with XXX 2-9,
14-19, 21-27, 29-31 showed digital zeros.
Some of these channels are used in
  
  5790   Wed Nov 2 21:15:06 2011 KatrinUpdateCDSand again c1scy.mdl compiledI changed an ADC channel for GCY_ERR and
thus recompiled the c1scy model.
  
  5791   Wed Nov 2 21:49:59 2011 KatrinUpdateCDSc1iscey computer died againwhile I was not doing anything on the machine.   
  5795   Thu Nov 3 15:14:22 2011 KojiUpdateCDSCSS/BOY installed on pianosaHow
to run/use CSS/BOY
 CSS_snapshot1.pngOPI_EDITOR.pngADL2OPI1.pngADL2OPI2.png 
  5841   Tue Nov 8 17:48:21 2011 MirkoUpdateCDSDolphin weirdnessHad since yesterday evening some trouble
with getting a channel from rfm on c1sus
to oaf on c1lsc via dolphin. Several restarts
 Dolphn_TF.png 
  5854   Wed Nov 9 18:02:42 2011 jamieUpdateCDSISCEX front-end working again (for the moment...)The c1iscex IO chassis seems to be working
again, and the iscex front-end is running
again.
  
  5861   Thu Nov 10 11:52:00 2011 JenneUpdateCDSRFM signal transferringI am not so happy with the control signals
that are coming into the OAF via the RFM/Dolphin/shmem. 
The MCL/MCF signal travels via RFM
 OAF_rfm_signals_MCL.pdfOAF_rfm_signals_MICH.pdfOAF_rfm_signals_PRCL.pdfOAF_rfm_signals_GUR1X.pdf 
  5895   Tue Nov 15 15:16:04 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSdataviewer doesn't runDataviewer is not able to access to fb
somehow.
I restarted daqd on fb but it didn't
 blank.png 
  5896   Tue Nov 15 15:56:23 2011 jamieUpdateCDSdataviewer doesn't run

    

       
            
  
  5901   Tue Nov 15 23:44:44 2011 MirkoUpdateCDSC1:LSC & C1:SUS restartedEarlier this evening C1:LSC died then I
hit the DAQ reload after adding an OAF channel
to be recorded. No change to any model. Had
  
  5938   Fri Nov 18 01:12:14 2011 SureshUpdateCDSMC1 LR dead for > 1 month; now revived temporarily[Den, Mirko, Suresh]
    We were investigating
why there is no correlation between MC1 osem
  
  5971   Mon Nov 21 17:07:34 2011 MirkoUpdateCDSc1pem model deadFor some reason C1PEM doesn't seem to work
anymore after a recompilation. It did recompile
fine. We just changed some channel / subsystem
  
  5973   Mon Nov 21 22:51:55 2011 MirkoUpdateCDSc1pem model dead


   
        
            
  
  5979   Tue Nov 22 18:15:39 2011 jamieUpdateCDSc1iscex ADC found dead. Replaced, c1iscex working againc1iscex has not been running for a couple
of days (since the power shutdown at least).
I was assuming that the problem was recurrence
  
  6002   Thu Nov 24 15:27:15 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1iscey hardware rebootedThe
c1iscey machine crashed around 1:00 AM last
night and I did a hard-ware reboot
  
  6011   Fri Nov 25 22:11:12 2011 MirkoUpdateCDSBeware of fancy filter modules[Rana, Den, Mirko]
It seems you can shoot yourself in
the foot if your filter modules are too complex.
 ChebyTST3.pngCheby.pngCoherenceCheby.pdfChebyAt16kHzBlackand2kHzRed.png 
  6013   Sat Nov 26 02:05:43 2011 MirkoUpdateCDSBeware of fancy filter modules 
We replaced the complicated Cheby
filter module with three separate filter
  
  6017   Sat Nov 26 10:55:40 2011 ranaUpdateCDSBeware of fancy filter modules 
 Could be that what we're seeing
is the noise floor of the Direct Form II
  
  6020   Mon Nov 28 06:53:30 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1sus shutdownI have restarted the c1sus machine around
9:00 PM yesterday and then shut it down around
4:00 AM this morning after a little bit of
  
  6026   Mon Nov 28 16:46:55 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1sus is now upI have restarted the c1sus machine and
burt-restored c1sus and c1mcs to the day
before Thank giving, namely 23rd of November.
  
  6030   Mon Nov 28 19:24:51 2011 JenneUpdateCDSBeware of fancy filter modules[Rana, Jenne]
Some of the funniness is some kind
of mysterious interaction between 2 filter
 SUSPOS_ETMY_30and0_measured_vs_idealTF.pdfSUSPOS_ETMY_Cheby_measured_vs_idealTF.pdfSUSPOS_ETMY_30and0andCheby_measured_vs_idealTF.pdfSUSPOS_ETMY_30and0andCheby_compareCoherence.pdfSUSPOS_ETMY_30and0andCheby_compareCoherence.pdf 
  6031   Mon Nov 28 22:09:24 2011 ranaUpdateCDSBeware of fancy filter modulesTo see what might be causing the problem,
I used a version of the filter noise test
matlab code that Matt had in the elog.
 noise.pdf 
  6033   Tue Nov 29 04:47:49 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1sus shut down againI have shut down the c1sus machine at 3:30
AM.
  
  6037   Tue Nov 29 15:30:01 2011 jamieUpdateCDSlocation of currently used filter functionSo I tracked down where the currently-used
filter function code is defined (the following
is all relative to /opt/rtcds/caltech/c1/core/release):
  
  6038   Tue Nov 29 15:57:43 2011 DenUpdateCDSlocation of currently used filter function 
We are interested in the following
question : Can the structures defined in
  
  6042   Tue Nov 29 18:54:29 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1sus machine up[Zach / Kiwamu]
 Woke up the c1sus machine in
order to lock PSL to MC so that we can observe
  
  6048   Wed Nov 30 01:35:49 2011 JenneUpdateCDSOSEM noise / nullstream and what does it mean for satellitesI'm picking points off of this no-magnet
OSEM plot, and I thought I'd write them down
somewhere so I don't have to do it again
  
  6049   Wed Nov 30 02:04:26 2011 rana, den, jenne, kiwamu, jzweizigUpdateCDSFiltering Noise issue tracked down ??? You can read through all of our past
tests to see what didn't work in tracking
things down. As Den mentions, there was actually
  
  6051   Wed Nov 30 11:04:26 2011 josephbUpdateCDSFiltering Noise issue tracked down ???

    

       
            
  
  6052   Wed Nov 30 11:36:12 2011 DenUpdateCDSFiltering Noise issue tracked down ???

    

       
            
  
  6091   Thu Dec 8 19:48:23 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSrestarted c1lsc machine and daqdSince the c1lsc machine became frozen I
restarted the c1lsc machined and daqd.
Then I burtrestored c1lsc, c1ass
  
  6095   Fri Dec 9 15:14:41 2011 DenUpdateCDSrelease 2.4Alex has created a 2.4 branch of the RCD.
Jamie, we can try to compile and install
it. As a test a did it for c1oaf, it compiles,
  
  6106   Mon Dec 12 13:02:08 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSdaqd restartedI have restarted the daqd process at 1:01
PM since I have added some new ALS's daq
channels.
  
  6124   Thu Dec 15 11:47:43 2011 jamieUpdateCDSRTS UPGRADE IN PROGRESSI'm now in the
middle of upgrading the RTS to version 2.4.
All
RTS systems will be down until futher notice...
  
  6125   Thu Dec 15 22:22:18 2011 jamieUpdateCDSRTS upgrade aborted; restored to previous settingsUnfortunately, after working on it all
day, I had to abort the upgrade and revert
the system back to yesterday's state.
  
  6149   Mon Dec 26 12:04:41 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1gcy.ini hand editedI have edited c1scx.ini by hand in order
to acquire some green locking related channels.
Somehow
  
  6173   Thu Jan 5 09:59:27 2012 JamieUpdateCDSRTS/RCG/DAQ UPGRADE TO COMMENCERTS/RCG/DAQ UPGRADE
TO COMMENCE
I will be attempting
(again) to upgrade the RTS, including the
  
  6174   Thu Jan 5 20:40:21 2012 JamieUpdateCDSRTS upgrade aborted; restored to previous settings; fb symmetricom card failing?After running into more problems with the
upgrade, I eventually decided to abort todays
upgrade attempt, and revert back to where
  
  6175   Fri Jan 6 01:00:56 2012 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1scx out of syncBoth
the c1scx and its IOP realtime processes
became out of sync.
  
  6176   Fri Jan 6 11:49:13 2012 JamieUpdateCDSframebuilder taken offline to diagnose problem with symmetricom timing cardAlex and I have taken the framebuilder
offline to try to see what's wrong with the
symmetricom card.  We have removed the
  
  6177   Fri Jan 6 14:31:54 2012 JamieUpdateCDSframebuilder back online, using NTP time syncronizationThe framebuilder is back online now, minus
it's symmetricom GPS card.  The card
seems to have failed entirely, and was not
  
  6179   Fri Jan 6 20:10:48 2012 ranaUpdateCDSframebuilder back online, using NTP time syncronization 
  
  6182   Mon Jan 9 23:52:15 2012 kiwamuUpdateCDSSUS channels not accessible from dataviewer[John / Kiwamu]
 We
found that some of the suspensions channels
  
  6204   Tue Jan 17 02:44:59 2012 kiwamuUpdateCDSawg not workingAWG
is not working. This needs to be fixed.
  
  6207   Tue Jan 17 16:09:20 2012 kiwamuUpdateCDSawg not working on the c1sus machineActually awg works fine without any
problems when the excitation channels belong
to the c1lsc machine.
  
  6319   Fri Feb 24 23:14:09 2012 kiwamuUpdateCDStdsavg went crazyI found that the LSCoffset script didn't
work today. The script is supposed to null
the electrical offsets in all the LSC channels.
  
  6327   Mon Feb 27 19:04:13 2012 jamieUpdateCDSspontaneous timing glitch in c1lsc IO chassis?For some reason there appears to have been
a spontaneous timing glitch in the c1lsc
IO chassis that caused all models running
  
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