Shift Summary, Owl 8/15/99

Jason LaDue (jladue@cuhep.Colorado.EDU)
Sun, 15 Aug 1999 06:05:00 -0600 (MDT)

Shift Summary for owl shift, 15/aug/99

On Shift: Jason LaDue, Ruth Pordes

Hours of beam available at all intensities: 7.0h
Hours of beam available at nominal intensity: 7.0h
Hours of E832 data (special runs not included): 6.25h
Hours of special runs (laser scans, muon runs...):0.0h

Accounting of lost time:

KFRENDS and ktev1 dies.

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Runs ended this shift:

Run 14231 - 15.6M events - BEAM_832

Tapes brought to FCC this shift:
(including tapes for online split)

KQB092 QKK261-263 QKS261-263 QKC261-263
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Accesses during shift:

None.

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Overview of shift:

Fairly steady beam, though the SEM snuck up to ~7.2E12 for a little
while. Then we got DAQDEAD_SEC out of limit errors and ktev1 died.

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Description of Shift:

run____spill______time_______comment

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14231____50_______0020_______DC4X, the last card shows every other channel
_____________________________as being dead. This is fixed by a KFREND.

14231___162_______0306_______DAQDEAD_SEC out of limit error shows up for
_____________________________the first time. We try to debug it, but can
_____________________________find nothing obviously wrong. SEM is fine for
_____________________________most spills.

14231___210_______????_______SEM is at ~7.15E12 so we call MCR to fix it.

14231___243_______0445_______Notice that DDD1 Veto is on. Ktev1 is dead.
_____________________________Save online histograms, change tapes, and
_____________________________reboot ktev1.

14232_____________0518_______Start new run, no evidence of DAQDEAD_SEC
_____________________________errors. Could it be related to the eventual
_____________________________death of ktev1?!?

14232____58______0635________Missing FFFF word for Stream 5, RWP:9.
_____________________________KFREND fixes it.

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Follow up Notes on Previous Shift

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Items to Follow up on Next Shift


Watch for DAQDEAD_SEC out of limit errors. If they occur try looking
to see if there is any strange jobs taking up all of the CPU on any of
of the machines.