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Software overview

NOTE: the operation of the S800 requires access to the S800 software account. The username and password can be found in the S800 binder that is kept in the data-U1 logbook cabinet. Ask operators in the control room (Ext. 305) for help to find it.

Computers used

u6pc5 (data U6)

  • Use: s800 operation. NOTE: The use of this computer should be supervised by the corresponding Device Physicist
  • Location: desk on the west side of data-U6
  • Operating system: Linux
  • S800 account: s800
  • Password: (please check the S800 binder that is kept in the data-U1 logbook cabinet)
  • S800 applications:
  • NCS applications (accessed by clicking in the Applications Menu (left top side of u6pc4 desktop)):
    • QtKM: Linux application for using knobs. Open file BLSetup_A1900.gkm.
    • ChannelLog: Application to track in time and record user-selected EPICS channels
    • QtChar: Application to display and modify values of EPICS channels
    • QtChan: Graphical display of selectable EPICS channels
    • PanelMate: Control display/operation application maintained by the control group. Important files are CRAD_RF_Intlks, S800DRIV, S800vac, S800ps located in directory \\exp\files\control\ncsdata\General\Qt\Templates

Computer u6pc5 (data-U6) to operate S800.

spdaq50 (S3 vault)

  • NOTE: This computer was installed on May 2017 to replace spdaq19
  • Use: main acquisition computer by both s800 and experimenter account. NOTE: The use of this computer should be supervised/coordinated by the corresponding Device Physicist
  • Location: in the S800 electronics rack, near the S800 FP (top level)
  • Operating system: Linux
  • S800 account: s800
  • Password: (please check the S800 binder that is kept in the data-U1 logbook cabinet)

S800FP-PC (S3 vault)

  • Use: control of FP scintillator bias and control of FP remote gas handling systems (CRDCs and Ion chamber)
  • Location: top level in east FP electronics rack. This computer can be accessed remotely from the desktop of computer u6pc4, by clicking in the icon S800 Vault PC, or by typing rdesktop -d NSCL_USER -u s800 -g 1600×1000 35.9.56.104 from a Linux terminal.
  • Operating system: Windows
  • S800 account: s800
  • Password: (please check the S800 binder that is kept in the data-U1 logbook cabinet)

ctl-s3 (S3 vault)

  • Use: control and diagnostics of hardware systems
  • Location: on middle level in power supply racks under stairs to top level
  • Operating system: Window
  • Account: e.g., vaultuser
  • Password: (ask operators in Control Room, phone ext. # 305)

u6pc1 (data U6)

  • Use: Experimenter use
  • Location: desk on north-east side of data-U6
  • Operation system: Windows

u6pc2, u6pc3, u6pc4 (data U6)

  • Use: Experimenter use
  • Location: desk on east side of data-U6
  • Operation system: Linux

Computers u6pc1, u6pc2 and u6pc3 on east side of data U6.

software.txt · Last modified: 2017/06/18 02:24 by pereira