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=='''CODA Startup'''==
  
== CODA Startup ==
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go to injector -> spin -> mott measurement control and open scripts there
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see "startcoda help" for diretions on using CODA
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Obsolete way:
  
 
   From an accelerator machine: '''ssh -X idaq@opsmdaq0'''  
 
   From an accelerator machine: '''ssh -X idaq@opsmdaq0'''  
 
Note: '''idaq''' is the injector DAQ account and uses ssh authorized_keys for login - no need to enter password
 
Note: '''idaq''' is the injector DAQ account and uses ssh authorized_keys for login - no need to enter password
  
Two ways to execute the following few steps:
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Execute the following few steps:
  '''% startcoda''' (then skip to ''Start and Stop a Run'')
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  '''% startcoda'''
  
Or: Open few '''xterm &''' windows.
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Note: Instead of using the above script, we used this old way to do it: [[Old Procedure to Start CODA]]
  
  xterm 1: % telnet iocmdaq1
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=='''Start and Stop a Run'''==
 
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  [[file:CODA_xterm_screen1.jpg|none|300px]]
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  xterm 2: % msqld (the CODA msqld database is usually running unless opsmdaq0 was rebooted)
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  [[file:CODA_xterm_screen2.jpg|none|300px]]
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  xterm 3: % platform
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  [[file:CODA_xterm_screen3.jpg|none|300px]]
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  xterm 4: % codamaster
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  [[file:CODA_xterm_screen4.jpg|none|300px]]
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  Choose the configuration: '''Mott_Sample'''
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  [[file:CODAConfig_screen.jpg|none|150px]]
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  When the CODA MASTER panel appears, select '''Config''' => '''Enable Buttons'''.
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  [[file:CODA_MASTER_screen.jpg|none|300px]]
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Select '''ET System''', '''Event Builder''', '''Event Recorder''' and '''Run Control'''.
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After doing that if you will click on '''Get Status''' you will find status of ''' ER1''', '''EB1''' and '''ROC1'''. All buttons must be green.
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  [[file:CODA_MASTER_screen1.jpg|none|300px]]
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Select '''Run Control''' and the main CODA panel will appear.
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[[file:RunControl_screen1.jpg|none|300px]]
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== Start and Stop a Run ==
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From Run Control panel, select in the following order (Note: if any of the selection is already completed, move to the next step):
 
From Run Control panel, select in the following order (Note: if any of the selection is already completed, move to the next step):
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# '''Go'''  
 
# '''Go'''  
  
  [[file:RunControl_screen2.jpg|none|300px]]
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  [[file:RunControl_screen2.png|none|300px]]
  
 
To stop a run:
 
To stop a run:
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</ol>
 
</ol>
 
and start from number 5.
 
and start from number 5.
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=='''Issues and FAQ'''==
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* Set '''Event Limit''' in Run Control: '''Options''' =>  '''Scheduler''' => '''Program''': Enter Event Limit
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* How to reboot '''iocmdaq1''':
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idaq@opsmdaq0 > telnet iocmdaq1
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Trying 129.57.236.241...
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Connected to iocmdaq1.
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Escape character is '^]'.
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vxwrks@iocmdaq1 -> reboot

Latest revision as of 15:27, 5 August 2021

CODA Startup

go to injector -> spin -> mott measurement control and open scripts there see "startcoda help" for diretions on using CODA


Obsolete way:

 From an accelerator machine: ssh -X idaq@opsmdaq0 

Note: idaq is the injector DAQ account and uses ssh authorized_keys for login - no need to enter password

Execute the following few steps:

% startcoda

Note: Instead of using the above script, we used this old way to do it: Old Procedure to Start CODA

Start and Stop a Run

From Run Control panel, select in the following order (Note: if any of the selection is already completed, move to the next step):

  1. Sessions => inj
  2. Configurations => Cool => Mott_Sample
  3. Platform => Connect
  4. Configure
  5. Download
  6. Prestart (or Start. Note that Start combines both Prestart and Go)
  7. Go
RunControl screen2.png

To stop a run:

  1. End

To start a new run, select:

  1. Prestart (or Start. Note that Start combines both Prestart and Go)
  2. Go
  3. End

and if you want to apply a change or you need a new configuration:

  1. Reset

and start from number 5.


Issues and FAQ

  • Set Event Limit in Run Control: Options => Scheduler => Program: Enter Event Limit
  • How to reboot iocmdaq1:
idaq@opsmdaq0 > telnet iocmdaq1
Trying 129.57.236.241...
Connected to iocmdaq1.
Escape character is '^]'.
vxwrks@iocmdaq1 -> reboot