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  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.
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  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
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  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
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  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
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  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
  
  2583   Tue Feb 9 17:18:45 2010 josephbSummaryComputersLocking Y arm successful with fully replaced front-end for ITMYWe were able to lock the Y-arm using Megatron
and the RCG generated code, with nothing
connected to c1iscey.
  
  2591   Thu Feb 11 18:33:54 2010 josephb, alexUpdateComputersStatus of the IP change overA few machines have still not been changed
over, including a few laptops, mafalda, ottavia,
and c0rga.
  
  2593   Thu Feb 11 19:20:44 2010 ranaUpdateComputersStatus of the IP change overAfter Joe left:


   Turned on op440m and returned him
his keyboard and mouse.
    Damped
  
  2594   Fri Feb 12 11:44:11 2010 josephbUpdateComputersStatus of the IP change over

    
        
  
  2595   Fri Feb 12 11:56:02 2010 josephbUpdateComputersNodus slow ssh fixedKoji pointed out that logging into Nodus
was being abnormally slow.  I tracked
it down to the fact we had forgotten to update
  
  2597   Fri Feb 12 13:56:16 2010 josephbUpdateComputersFinishing touches on IP switch overThe GPIB interfaces have been updated to
the new 192.168.113.xxx addresses, with Alberto's
help.
  
  2599   Fri Feb 12 15:59:16 2010 josephbUpdateComputersTestpoints not workingNon-testpoint channels seem to be working
in data viewer, however testpoints are not. 
The tpman process is not running on fb40m. 
  
  2603   Sat Feb 13 18:58:31 2010 josephb, alexUpdateComputersfb40m testpoints fixedI received an e-mail from Alex indicating
he found the testpoint problem and fixed
it today:
  
  2610   Wed Feb 17 12:45:19 2010 josephbUpdateComputersUpdated Megatron and its firewallI updated the IP address on the Cisco Linksys
wireless N router, which we're using to keep
megatron separated from the rest of the network. 
  
  2626   Mon Feb 22 11:46:55 2010 josephbUpdateComputersfb40mI fixed the JetStor 416S raid array IP
address by plugging in my laptop to its ethernet
port, setting my IP to be on the same subnet,
  
  2627   Mon Feb 22 12:48:31 2010 josephb, alex, kojiUpdateComputersFE machines now coming upEven after bringing up the fb40m, I was
unable to get the front ends to come up,
as they would error out with an RFM problem.
  
  2628   Mon Feb 22 13:08:27 2010 josephbUpdateComputersMinor tweaks to c1omcWhile working on c1omc, I created a .cshrc
file in the controls home directory, and
had it source the cshrc.40m file so that
  
  2637   Wed Feb 24 12:08:31 2010 KojiUpdateComputersRFM goes red -> recovered by the nuclear optionMost of the RFM went red this morning.
I took the nuclear option and it seemed to
be recovered.
  
  2646   Sun Feb 28 23:47:52 2010 ranaUpdateComputersrosalbaSince Rosalba wanted to update ~500
packages, I let it do it. This, of course,
stopped the X server from running. I downloaded
  
  2649   Mon Mar 1 22:38:12 2010 ranaUpdateComputersRC sensitivity to RINThe overnight triangle wave I ran on the
AOM drive turns out to have produced no signal
in the FAST feedback to the PZT.
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  2695   Mon Mar 22 16:57:45 2010 josephb,daisuke, alexConfigurationComputersMegatron test points working againWe changed the pointer on /cvs/cds/caltech/target/gds/bin/awgtpman
from
/opt/gds/awgtpman    to
  
  2729   Mon Mar 29 15:26:47 2010 MottHowToComputersNew script for controlling the AG4395AI just put a script in the /cvs/cds/caltech/scripts/general/netgpibdata/
directory to control the network analyzer
called AG4395A_Run.py .   A section
  
  2734   Tue Mar 30 11:16:05 2010 josephbHowToComputersezca update information (CDS SVN)I'd like to try installing an updated multi-threaded
ezca extension later this week, allowing
for 64-bit builds of GDS ezca tools, provided
  
  2738   Wed Mar 31 03:45:49 2010 MottHowToComputersNew script for controlling the AG4395A 
I took data for the 2 NPRO PLL using
the script I wrote for the AG4395, but it
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