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Jennifer Raaf, 08/07/2014 04:00 PM

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h1. Communicating with the wire chambers
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h2. Running the Wire Chamber Mini-DAQ
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setup ftbf
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cd ~ftbf_user/experiments/mc7
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Look in instructions.txt
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When you have a few seconds before a spill (in case you want to type a comment before you start the run)
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./daq-mc7.py
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    Example comment:  Good beam 32 GeV, 100 A. 2.5E+05 at MC7SC1
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This daq fills one data file, appending each spill, until the user stops it.
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h2. Looking at the data, Beam Study
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ssh ftbflx01
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setup cern
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cd ~ftbf_user/experiments/mc7/BmStud
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h2. How to do a hard reboot of the WC
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If the wire chamber controller at ftbfwc02 starts refusing connections it may need a reboot:
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* from a browser go to http://ftbf-pdu00.fnal.gov
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* User: admin   Password: <on the board in the CR>
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* Navigate to this screen:
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!ftbfpdu00_control_screen.png!
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* click on "Outlet 6" and then choose "Immediate Reboot" from the menu at the top
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* The state will change to "Off" but will be pending. Wait a little while and refresh the screen or log back in. The WC should be back on.