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William Badgett, 04/04/2015 03:36 PM

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h1. WaveDump
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To launch WaveDump utility, log into lariat-daq02 as the lariat group account 
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and first type the following:
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> ssh lariat@lariat-daq02
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> cd wavedump-3.5.3/src
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> emacs WaveDumpConfig.txt &
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Edit the WaveDumpConfig.txt to select which board you wish to view.  The board 
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selection line will look like this:
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> OPEN PCI 1 5 0
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The "1" is for which PCI optical link chain, where "1" is the V1740s and "3" is the V1751s.
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The "5" here selects board number five (starting from zero) on the link chain, 
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from 0 to 7 for V1740s and 0 or 1 for V1751s.
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To start the WaveDump from the same directory, type:
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> ./wavedump WaveDumpConfig.txt
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At this point you can type the space bar to get help.   Useful commands are:
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>  | s |  Start or stop data acquistion |
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>  | P |  Start or stop the continuous plotting of the data |
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>  | p |  Plot one trigger|
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>  | f | Toggle between Waveform display or FFT |
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>  | <space bar> | Print help |
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>  | g | Increment the channel numbers displayed in groups of 8 (V1740 only) |
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Don't forget to specify the argument WaveDumpConfig.txt file, otherwise 
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the program defaults to the /etc/wavedump/WaveDumpConfig.txt file, only 
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editable with the root account.