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=== General info ===
 
=== General info ===
  
* https://midemma01.triumf.ca - EMMA MIDAS DAQ, username midas, password midas
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* https://midemma01.triumf.ca - EMMA MIDAS DAQ
* https://midemma01.triumf.ca/rootana/ - EMMA analyzer (same password)
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* https://midemma01.triumf.ca/rootana/ - EMMA analyzer
 
* https://elog.triumf.ca/EMMA/ - EMMA elog
 
* https://elog.triumf.ca/EMMA/ - EMMA elog
  
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* open web page: https://midemma01.triumf.ca/rootana/ (tailing slash is important!), watch the histograms on the web, click "monitoring" to enable periodic update.
 
* open web page: https://midemma01.triumf.ca/rootana/ (tailing slash is important!), watch the histograms on the web, click "monitoring" to enable periodic update.
 
* to rebuild the analyzer, edit emma_module.cxx, then run "make". Use "make clean" to remove old object files, etc. Commit changes using "git commit ."
 
* to rebuild the analyzer, edit emma_module.cxx, then run "make". Use "make clean" to remove old object files, etc. Commit changes using "git commit ."
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=== FAQ ===
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If the DAQ crashes here are some suggested diagnostics checks:
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* Check connection to feemma (VME crate): Type "ping lxemma01". If it does not respond then power cycle the VME crate at the focal plane.
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* Check the status of the mlogger program: Sometimes an interrupted connection can cause problems with the mlogger program, which will result in being unable to restart a new run. Type "ps aux | grep mlogger". If multiple mlogger programs are running then midemma01 will need to be restarted. You must perform a hard restart by holding down the power button.
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* Once both midemma01 and the VME crate are back up and running, follow the DAQ restart instructions listed above or type "start_daq.sh" in terminal.     
  
 
=== Contact ===
 
=== Contact ===
  
 
* Barry - davids
 
* Barry - davids
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* Matt - mwilliams
 
* Martin - malcorta
 
* Martin - malcorta
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* Nicholas Esker - neesker
 
* Konstantin - olchansk
 
* Konstantin - olchansk
  
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* main account: emma@ISAC-NIS (physically on isdaq00)
 
* main account: emma@ISAC-NIS (physically on isdaq00)
* data directory: /isdaq/data1/emma/data (physically on isdaq01)
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* data directory: /home/emma/Experiments (physically on isdaq01)
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online analyzer can be invoked from any directory using emmana.exe .

Revision as of 13:13, 18 October 2018

Information on EMMA DAQ

General info

EMMA DAQ computers

  • midemma01 - main daq computer
  • lxemma01 -EMMA VME processor
  • daq03 - terminal computer on the platform

DAQ instructions

To start the DAQ:

  • login emma@midemma01
  • run "mhttpd -D"
  • open web page https://midemma01.triumf.ca
  • go to the Programs page, start all programs in order
  • go to the Status page, start a run, stop a run

To start the analyzer:

  • login emma@midemma01
  • cd online/ana
  • run ./emmana.exe -g -R8081
  • if a run is active, watch the histograms update every 15 seconds on the canvases
  • open web page: https://midemma01.triumf.ca/rootana/ (tailing slash is important!), watch the histograms on the web, click "monitoring" to enable periodic update.
  • to rebuild the analyzer, edit emma_module.cxx, then run "make". Use "make clean" to remove old object files, etc. Commit changes using "git commit ."

FAQ

If the DAQ crashes here are some suggested diagnostics checks:

  • Check connection to feemma (VME crate): Type "ping lxemma01". If it does not respond then power cycle the VME crate at the focal plane.
  • Check the status of the mlogger program: Sometimes an interrupted connection can cause problems with the mlogger program, which will result in being unable to restart a new run. Type "ps aux | grep mlogger". If multiple mlogger programs are running then midemma01 will need to be restarted. You must perform a hard restart by holding down the power button.
  • Once both midemma01 and the VME crate are back up and running, follow the DAQ restart instructions listed above or type "start_daq.sh" in terminal.

Contact

  • Barry - davids
  • Matt - mwilliams
  • Martin - malcorta
  • Nicholas Esker - neesker
  • Konstantin - olchansk

Other info

  • main account: emma@ISAC-NIS (physically on isdaq00)
  • data directory: /home/emma/Experiments (physically on isdaq01)

online analyzer can be invoked from any directory using emmana.exe .