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  2269   Fri Nov 13 22:01:54 2009 KojiUpdateComputersUpdated wiki with RCG instructions/tipsI continued on the STAND ALONE
debugging of the megatron codes.
  
  2270   Sat Nov 14 06:46:48 2009 KojiUpdateComputersUpdated wiki with RCG instructions/tipsI am still working on the c1aaa code. Now
it seems that C1AAA is working reasonably
  
  2273   Mon Nov 16 15:13:25 2009 josephbUpdateComputersezcaread updated to Yoichi style ezcawriteIn order to get the gige camera code running
robustly here at the 40m, I created a "Yoichi
style" ezcaread, which is now the default,
  
  2276   Mon Nov 16 17:24:28 2009 josephbConfigurationComputersCamera medm functionality improvedCurrently the Camera medm screen (now available
from the sitemap), includes a server and
client script buttons.  The server has
  
  2278   Tue Nov 17 00:42:12 2009 KojiUpdateComputersUpdated wiki with RCG instructions/tipsDmass, Joe, Koji

A puzzle has been solved:
Dmass gave us a great tip
  
  2299   Thu Nov 19 09:55:41 2009 josephbUpdateComputersTrying to get testpoints on megatronThis is a continuation from last night,
where Peter, Koji, and I were trying to get
test point channels working on megatron and
  
  2300   Thu Nov 19 10:19:04 2009 josephbUpdateComputersMegatron tst statusI did a full make clean and make uninstall-daq-tst,
then rebuilt it.  I copied a good version
of filters to C1TST.txt in /cvs/cds/caltech/chans/
  
  2301   Thu Nov 19 11:33:15 2009 josephbConfigurationComputersMegatron I tried rebooting megatron, to see if that
might help, but everything still acts the
same. 
  
  2305   Fri Nov 20 11:01:58 2009 josephb, alexConfigurationComputersWhere to find RFM offsetsAlex checked out the old rts (which he
is no longer sure how to compile) from CVS
to megatron, to the directory:
  
  2306   Fri Nov 20 11:14:22 2009 josephb, alexConfigurationComputerstest points working on megatron and we may have filters with switch outputs built inAlex tooked at the channel definitions
(can be seen in tpchn_C1.par), and noticed
the rmid was 0. 
  
  2315   Mon Nov 23 17:53:08 2009 JenneUpdateComputers40m frame builder backup acting funnyAs part of the fb40m restart procedure
(Sanjit and I were restarting it to add some
new channels so they can be read by the OAF
  
  2322   Tue Nov 24 16:06:45 2009 JenneUpdateComputers40m frame builder backup acting funny

    
        
  
  2330   Wed Nov 25 11:10:05 2009 JenneUpdateComputers40m frame builder backup acting funny

    
        
  
  2347   Mon Nov 30 11:45:54 2009 JenneUpdateComputersWireless is backWhen Alberto was parting the Red Sea this
morning, and turning it green, he noticed
that the wireless had gone sketchy.
  
  2348   Mon Nov 30 16:23:51 2009 JenneUpdateComputersc1omc restartedI found the FEsync light on the OMC GDS
screen red.  I power cycled C1OMC, and
restarted the front end code and the tpman. 
  
  2364   Tue Dec 8 09:18:07 2009 JenneUpdateComputersA *great* way to start the day....Opening of ETMY has been put on hold to
deal with the computer situation.  Currently
all front end computers are down.  The
  
  2365   Tue Dec 8 10:20:33 2009 AlbertoDAQComputersBootfest succesfully completedAlberto, Kiwamu, Koji,
this morning we found the RFM network
and all the front-ends down.
  
  2376   Thu Dec 10 08:40:12 2009 AlbertoUpdateComputersFronte-ends downI found all the front-ends, except for
C1SUSVME1 and C0DCU1 down this morning. DAQAWG
shows up green on the C0DAQ_DETAIL screen
  
  2378   Thu Dec 10 08:50:33 2009 AlbertoUpdateComputersFronte-ends down

    
        
  
  2382   Thu Dec 10 10:01:16 2009 JenneUpdateComputersFronte-ends downAll the front ends are back up.  

  
  2383   Thu Dec 10 10:31:18 2009 JenneUpdateComputersFronte-ends down

    
        
  
  2385   Thu Dec 10 13:13:08 2009 JenneUpdateComputersfb40m backup restartedThe frame builder was power cycled during
the morning bootfest.  I have restarted
the backup script once more.
  
  2427   Thu Dec 17 09:30:08 2009 AlbertoHowToComputersNodus sluggishThe elog has been quite slow for the last
two days. The cause is nodus, that has been
slowing down the access to it.
  
  2429   Thu Dec 17 19:03:14 2009 AlbertoHowToComputersNodus sluggish


   
        
            
  
  2432   Sat Dec 19 14:33:25 2009 KojiConfigurationComputersPDFlib lite / gnuplot 4.2.6 on Rosalba/AllegraIn order to enable 'set terminal pdf' in
gnuplot on Rosalba/Allegra, I installed PDFlib
lite and gnuplot v4.2.6. to them. 
  
  2453   Sun Dec 27 20:05:28 2009 kiwamuUpdateComputerscan not communicate with front-endsIn this evening I found that fb40m has
been down, then I restarted fm40m successfully.
 C0DAQ_DETAIL.png 
  2456   Mon Dec 28 10:29:31 2009 JenneUpdateComputersMonday Morning BootfestNothing like a good ol' Bootfest to get
back into the swing of things after vacation....
It was a regular bootfest, keying
  
  2459   Mon Dec 28 15:19:19 2009 AlbertoUpdateComputersBurtrestored to Dec 26 at 20:00Since it wasn't sure whether all the front-ends
had been restored after the bootfest, I burtrestored
everything to Dec 26 at 20:00.
  
  2462   Mon Dec 28 23:56:44 2009 kiwamu, ranaUpdateComputersadd the HILO drift channels to the burtThe HIGH and LOW channels are added into
the burt request file "/target/c1losepics/autoBurt.req".
These values are used to colorize
 Screenshot_DRIFTMON.png 
  2483   Thu Jan 7 14:08:46 2010 JenneUpdateComputersWe haven't had a bootfest yet this week.....so today's the dayAll the DAQ screens are bright red. 
Thumbs down to that.
  
  2484   Thu Jan 7 14:55:36 2010 JenneUpdateComputersWe haven't had a bootfest yet this week.....so today's the day

    
        
  
  2486   Fri Jan 8 10:38:35 2010 josephb, kojiUpdateComputersRFM and MegatronLast night, we installed the VMI 5565 RFM
card into Megatron.  After turning off
the watchdogs for the ETMY optic, we disconnected
  
  2487   Fri Jan 8 11:43:22 2010 josephb, alexUpdateComputersRFM and MegatronAlex came over with a short RFM cable this
morning.  We used it to connect the
rfm card in c1iscey to the rfm card megatron
  
  2488   Fri Jan 8 15:40:14 2010 josephb, alexUpdateComputersRFM and RCGAlex added a new module to the RCG, for
generating RFMIO using floats.  This
has been commited to CVS.
  
  2490   Fri Jan 8 20:13:49 2010 Alberto, JoBConfigurationComputersThe 40m Kaiser Permanent Reboot MarathonThis morning after Alex and Jo's tinkering
with Megatron the RFM network crashed and
it brought down also some computers. The
 pasadena_marathon.JPG 
  2512   Wed Jan 13 12:01:06 2010 AlbertoUpdateComputersc1dcuepics, c1lsc rebooted this morningSince last night the alignemtn scripts
couldn't work.
c1lsc wasn't working
properly because attempts to lock the X arm
  
  2514   Thu Jan 14 11:44:06 2010 josephbSummaryComputersMemory locations for TST model for ITMYThe main communications data structure
is RFM_FE_COMMS, from the rts/src/include/iscNetDsc40m.h
file.  The following comments regard
  
  2515   Fri Jan 15 11:21:05 2010 josephbUpdateComputersMegatron and tst model for ETMYThe tst model wasn't compiling this morning
due to some incorrect lines in the RfmIOfloat.pm
file located in /home/controls/cds/advLIgo/src/epics/util/lib
  
  2517   Fri Jan 15 18:53:05 2010 josephb,peter,kojiUpdateComputersAttempted locking with Megatron replacing ETMY front endThis afternoon we attempted to lock the
interferometer using Megatron insteady of
the usual ETMY front end.
  
  2518   Sun Jan 17 05:22:42 2010 ranaConfigurationComputersELOG script changeWith Dave Barker's help, I changed the
elog startup script. Instead of running as
a Daemon with the -D option,
  
  2519   Sun Jan 17 19:18:55 2010 AlbertoUpdateComputersBoot fest to restart the computer and c1iscey not responding.Thi afternoon I found that the RFM network
in trouble. The frontends sync counters had
railed to 16384 counts and some of the computers
  
  2530   Tue Jan 19 10:30:29 2010 josephbUpdateComputersBoot fest to restart the computer and c1iscey not responding.

    
        
  
  2539   Thu Jan 21 15:16:16 2010 josephb, kojiSummaryComputersMegatron used to lock Y armWe
succeeded in having a stable single arm (Y)
lock using Megatron to replace c1iscey.
Now
  
  2540   Thu Jan 21 17:23:30 2010 josephb,alex,kojiHowToComputersRCG code fixesIn order to see the Contec DO-32L-PE
Digital output PCIe card with the new
controls, we had to add the CDO32 part to
 CDO32.png 
  2542   Fri Jan 22 12:33:37 2010 josephb, alexUpdateComputersModified CDS_PARTS for Binary outputTurns out the CDSO32 part (representing
the Contec BO-32L-PE binary output) rquires
two inputs. One for the first 16 bits, and
  
  2544   Mon Jan 25 11:42:24 2010 josephbUpdateComputersMegatron and BO boardI was talking with Vladimir on Friday discussing
the Binary Output board, we looked at the
manual for it (Contec DO-32L-PE) and we realized
  
  2551   Thu Jan 28 09:14:51 2010 AlbertoConfigurationComputersc1iscey, c1iscex, c1lsc, c1asc rebootedThis morning the LSC scripts wheren't running
properly. I had to reboot c1iscey, c1iscex,
c1lsc, c1asc .
  
  2558   Tue Feb 2 10:38:30 2010 josephbUpdateComputersMegatron BO testLast night, I connected megatron's BO board
to the analog dewhitening board.  However,
I was unable to lock the y arm (although
  
  2570   Thu Feb 4 12:29:04 2010 josephbUpdateComputersMartian IP switch over notesWhat is the change:
We will be
moving the 131.215.113.XXX ip addresses of
the martian network over to a 192.168.XXX.YYY
  
  2580   Mon Feb 8 17:00:36 2010 josephbUpdateComputersMegatron ETMY model updated (tst.mdl)I've added the control logic for the outputs
going to the Contec Digital Output board. 
This includes outputs from the QPD filters
  
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