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DAQ Expert Documentation

Guide for new expert


How tos

Slides from school

How to solve DAQ problems
Go to this page for some tips on how to solve DAQ problems you might encounter:
  • A guide for new experts for where to start in diagnosing problems
  • Some case studies showing how experts solved previous problems
  • A troubleshooting page describing how to do certain things you might need to do as a DAQ expert (including, but not limited to, fixing shifter problems)
Reference Pages
Reference pages for things you might need to know about the DAQ. For example (not a complete list):
  • Config files -- what do the parameters mean? How do you make and upload config files?
  • How to log in as root on the DAQ machines
  • Ganglia -- how to access the ganglia metrics, and explanations of individual metrics
  • Cron jobs -- cron jobs that should be running on the online machines and how to check them
  • Online machines -- list of online (DAQ) machines with brief descriptions of what each machine does
  • Spare parts -- list of MicroBooNE spare parts (parts of the list relating to DAQ machines/spare parts will be checked by DAQ leads - other parts not guaranteed to be up to date)
  • Plan for what to do if one of the DAQ machines fails (and action items to prepare for it)

Link to old DAQ expert documentation (for reference)