Starting CODA for shift workers

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https://hallaweb.jlab.org/wiki/index.php/BigBite_trigger_and_DAQ

  • DAQ should be running on hadesk4 in a VNC
  • If the VNC is not opened, or after logging in as adaq
    • type : RunCoda VNC password is adaq password, alternatively connect on vnc on adaq2:4
  • Use CODA scripts buttons on first Desktop to start the ROC Xterms and Run Control
  • If needed use Restart CODA components
  • In runcontrol make sure sbsts session and config GMN1 are chosen
  • To start a run
    • hit configure button in runcontrol, might need to hit it twice if vtpROC20 misses the first configuration
    • hit download button
    • check prescale factors ( To open prescale gui : ssh to sbs-onl@adaq2 and type prescale )
    • hit Start Run button
    • fill in run information in pop up box ( make sure you have correct target / runtype )
  • Pedestal run
    • select GM1_pedestal config
    • start run
    • stop run after at least 30 k events
    • go back to GMN1 configuration and start regular rub
  • Troubleshooting
    • SEB and ER stuck at end of run
      • hit reset in runcontrol
      • hit restart CODA components
      • redo configure and download
      • start a run
    • GEM module not initializing or getting Errors

More on GEMs in https://hallaweb.jlab.org/wiki/images/1/12/GEM_operations.pdf

  • if you are stuck check contact expert on slack ( in 4th desktop web browser ) or call DAQ on call ( number on slack channel on-call or on whiteboard)