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  7138   Fri Aug 10 09:47:19 2012 MashaUpdateComputersFE StatusThe c1lsc and c1sus screens are red in
the front-end status. I restarted the frame
builder, and hit the "global diag reset"
  
  7143   Fri Aug 10 11:08:26 2012 jamieUpdateComputersFE Status

    

       
            
  
  7243   Tue Aug 21 15:25:41 2012 JenneUpdateComputerspyepics installedI installed pyepics version 3 (http://cars9.uchicago.edu/software/python/pyepics3/overview.html)
in ..../scripts/pylibs   
.   I also added an "epics.conf"
  
  7259   Thu Aug 23 17:17:49 2012 MashaSummaryComputersCode Folder StatusI cleaned up my directory (/users/masha)
today. A lot of the files are just code that
I experimented with, but the important files
  
  7362   Fri Sep 7 15:31:52 2012 Mike J.UpdateComputersSensoray back upVideo Capture with the Sensoray works again.
Pianosa just needed mplayer installed for
it to play properly.
 output_5.mp4 
  7364   Fri Sep 7 17:24:16 2012 Mike J.UpdateComputersSensoray Video CaptureTo capture video with the Sensoray, open
the GUI (python ./demo.py), simply press
"Save," enter a filename, and hit
  
  7365   Fri Sep 7 17:34:53 2012 JenneUpdateComputersSensoray Video Capture

    

       
            
  
  7495   Sun Oct 7 12:11:00 2012 AidanUpdateComputersRebooted cymac0 I rebooted cymac0 a couple of times. When
I first got here it was just frozen. I rebooted
it and then ran a model (x1ios). The machine
  
  7498   Mon Oct 8 09:45:28 2012 jamieUpdateComputersRebooted cymac0

    

       
            
  
  7552   Mon Oct 15 22:24:45 2012 JenneUpdateComputersLots of new White :(Evan and I are starting to lock, and there
is lots of new, unfortunate white stuff on
several different screens.
  
  7570   Wed Oct 17 19:35:58 2012 KojiUpdateComputersRe: Lots of new White :(Solved. The power code of c1iscaux was
loose. 
  
  7574   Thu Oct 18 08:00:40 2012 jamieUpdateComputersRe: Lots of new White :(

    

       
            
  
  7577   Fri Oct 19 00:55:35 2012 JenneUpdateComputersc1lsc is down (at least all of the models)When Evan and I were dithering the BS and
ITMY (see his elog), I noticed that c1lsc
was acting weird.  the IOP was the only
  
  7746   Mon Nov 26 18:56:34 2012 JenneHowToComputersData logging suggestionsWe've been talking for a while about how
we want to store data.  I'm not in love
with keeping it on the elog, although I think
  
  7749   Tue Nov 27 00:26:00 2012 jamieOmnistructureComputersUbuntu update seems to have broken html input to elog on firefox After some system updates this evening,
firefox can no longer handle the html input
encoding for the elog.  I'm not sure
  
  7757   Wed Nov 28 17:40:28 2012 jamieOmnistructureComputerselog working again on firefox 17Koji and I figured out what the problem
is.  Apparently firefox 17.0 (specifically
it's user-agent string) breaks fckeditor,
  
  7786   Tue Dec 4 20:38:51 2012 jamieOmnistructureComputersnew (beta) version of nds2 installed on control room machinesI've installed the new nds2 packages on
the control room machines.
These new packages include some new
  
  7788   Tue Dec 4 23:08:46 2012 DenOmnistructureComputersnew (beta) version of nds2 installed on control room machines

    

       
            
  
  7791   Wed Dec 5 09:42:46 2012 ranaOmnistructureComputersnew (beta) version of NDS2 installed on control room machinesNDS2 is not designed for non DQ channels
- it gets data from the frames, not through
NDS1.
  
  7793   Wed Dec 5 16:54:29 2012 jamieOmnistructureComputersnew (beta) version of NDS2 installed on control room machines

    

       
            
  
  7805   Mon Dec 10 16:28:13 2012 jamieOmnistructureComputersprogressive retrieval of online data now possible with the new NDS2 clientLeo fixed an issue with the new nds2-client
packages that was preventing it from retrieving
online data.  It's working now from
  
  7859   Wed Dec 19 20:18:51 2012 ranaUpdateComputersWe are Changing the Passwerdz next week----Be Prepared
http://xkcd.com/936/
  
  7920   Sat Jan 19 15:05:37 2013 JenneUpdateComputersAll front ends but c1lsc are downMessage I get from dmesg of c1sus's IOP:
[   44.372986] c1x02: Triggered
the ADC
 upside_down_cat-t2.jpg 
  7922   Sat Jan 19 18:23:31 2013 ranaUpdateComputersAll front ends but c1lsc are downAfter sshing into several machines and
doing 'sudo shutdown -r now', some of them
came back and ran their processes.
 FE.png 
  7963   Wed Jan 30 13:50:27 2013 JenneUpdateComputersc1iscex still down[Koji, Jenne]
We noticed that the iscex computer
is still down, but the IOP is (was) running. 
  
  7970   Thu Jan 31 10:23:39 2013 JamieUpdateComputersc1iscex still down

    

       
            
  
  8036   Fri Feb 8 12:43:26 2013 yutaUpdateComputersvideocapture.py now supports movie capturingI updated /opt/rtcds/caltech/c1/scripts/general/videoscripts.py
so that it supports 
  
  8062   Mon Feb 11 18:44:34 2013 JamieUpdateComputerspasswerdz changed

    

       
            
  
  8088   Fri Feb 15 15:21:07 2013 JamieUpdateComputersc1iscex IO-chassis deadI appears that the c1iscex IO-chassis is
either dead or in a very bad  state. 
The PCIe interface card in the IO-chassis
  
  8140   Fri Feb 22 20:28:17 2013 JamieUpdateComputerslinux1 dead, then undeadAt around 2:30pm today something brought
down most of the martian network.  All
control room workstations, nodus, etc. were
 FX-606-U4_1205.pdf 
  8141   Sat Feb 23 00:34:28 2013 yutaUpdateComputerscrontab in op340m deleted and restored (maybe)I
accidentally overwrote crontab in op340m
with an empty file.
  
  8144   Sat Feb 23 14:04:07 2013 KojiUpdateComputersapache retarted (Re: linux1 dead, then undead)apache has been restarted. 
How to: search "apache"
on the 40m wiki
  
  8146   Sat Feb 23 15:26:26 2013 yutaUpdateComputerscrontab in op340m updatedI found some daily cron jobs for op340m
I missed last night. Also, I edited timings
of hourly jobs to maintain consistency with
  
  8147   Sat Feb 23 15:46:16 2013 ranaUpdateComputerscrontab in op340m updatedAccording to Google, you can add
a line in the crontab to backup the crontab
by having the cronback.py script be in the
  
  8181   Wed Feb 27 11:22:54 2013 yutaUpdateComputersbackup crontabI made a simple script to backup crontab
(/opt/rtcds/caltech/c1/scripts/crontab/backupCrontab).
  
  8266   Mon Mar 11 10:20:36 2013 Max HortonSummaryComputersAttempted Smart UPS 2200 Battery ReplacementAttempted Battery Replacement on Backup
Power Supply in the Control Room: 
I tried to replace the batteries
 upsB.jpgupsBa.jpg 
  8274   Tue Mar 12 00:35:56 2013 JenneUpdateComputersFB's RAID is beeping [Manasa, Jenne]
Manasa just went inside to recenter
the AS beam on the camera after our Yarm
  
  8278   Tue Mar 12 12:06:22 2013 JamieUpdateComputersFB recovered, RAID power supply #1 deadThe framebuilder RAID is back online. 
The disk had been mounted read-only (see
below) so daqd couldn't write frames, which
  
  8280   Tue Mar 12 14:51:00 2013 SteveUpdateComputersbuy warranty or not ? Details of the warranties are posted
on wiki power
supply cost, warranty
  
  8324   Thu Mar 21 10:29:12 2013 ManasaUpdateComputersComputers down since last nightI'm trying to figure out what went wrong
last night. But the morning status...the
computers are down.
 down.pngdown.png 
  8325   Thu Mar 21 12:04:05 2013 ManasaUpdateComputersFixedAll FE computers are back.
Restart procedure:
0a. Restart frame builder:
 up.png 
  8326   Thu Mar 21 12:33:51 2013 ranaUpdateComputersFixedPlease stop power cycling computers. This
is not an acceptable operation (as Jamie
already wrote before). When you don't know
  
  8334   Mon Mar 25 09:52:22 2013 JenneUpdateComputersc1lsc mxstream won't restartMost of the front ends' mx streams weren't
running, so I did the old mxstreamrestart
on all machines (see elog
  
  8335   Mon Mar 25 11:42:45 2013 JamieUpdateComputersc1lsc mx_stream okI'm not exactly sure what the problem was
here, but I think it had to do with a stuck
mx_stream process that wasn't being killed
  
  8366   Thu Mar 28 10:44:30 2013 ManasaUpdateComputersc1lsc downc1lsc was down this morning.
I restarted fb and c1lsc based on
elog
 cds_FE.pngcds_fe1.png 
  8367   Thu Mar 28 12:50:52 2013 JenneUpdateComputersc1lsc is fine Manasa told me that she   
  8374   Fri Mar 29 17:24:43 2013 JamieUpdateComputersFB RAID power supply replacedSteve ordered a replacement power supply
for the FB JetStor power supply that failed
a couple weeks ago.  I just installed
  
  8394   Tue Apr 2 20:52:35 2013 ranaUpdateComputersiMac bashed I changed the default   
  8398   Wed Apr 3 01:32:04 2013 JenneUpdateComputersupdated EPICS database (channels selected for saving)I modified /opt/rtcds/caltech/c1/chans/daq/C0EDCU.ini
to include the C1:LSC-DegreeOfFreedom_TRIG_MON
channels.  These are the same channel
  
  8400   Wed Apr 3 14:45:34 2013 JamieUpdateComputersupdated EPICS database (channels selected for saving)

    

       
            
  
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