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Kirsty Duffy, 01/22/2018 04:11 PM


New DAQ Expert Documentation -- Test

Guide for new expert
  1. Slides from school
  2. overview
    • DAQ system
    • control room
    • cron jobs
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
  1. do config (including explanation on each parameter)
    • list of config files and their purposes (different page)
      1. login as root
      2. use ganglia
        • what does every matrix mean
          1. check what cron jobs are running
          2. Expert Default ASIC Configuration
          3. Expert RunType Convention
          4. Expert Hardware Trigger Bits