Taking a data file on shift

This section is a basic instruction on how to take a data file when the VELO is in Local control.

Starting a run

  1. Go to the top panel and allocate resources:
    VELO_TOP_ALLOCATE.PNG

  2. The status will change to NOT_READY:
    VELO_TOP_NOT_READY.PNG

  3. CONFIGURE the Velo ( this sends configuation signals to the Tell1s and timing components for the selected recipe
    VELO_TOP_CONFIGURE.PNG

  4. Status will change to CONFIGURING and will remain like this for approximately 4 minutes as the Tell1s configure
    VELO_TOP_VELO_DAQ_CONFIGURING.PNG

  5. Upon completion status will change to READY:
    VELO_TOP_READY.PNG

  6. Click START_RUN. This sets a run number
    VELO_TOP_START_RUN.PNG

  7. Click GO and data taking will commence for the desired number of events
    VELO_TOP_GO.PNG

  8. The status will change to RUNNING
    VELO_TOP_RUNNING.PNG

  9. And the summary panel should be almost entirely green
    Summary_panel_RUNNING.PNG

  10. At the end of the data taking run, the status will change to PAUSED:
    VELO_TOP_PAUSED.PNG

Stop the run

  1. To stop the run click STOP_RUN:
    VELO_TOP_STOP_RUN.PNG

  2. Issue a RESET to return the system to its original state
    VELO_TOP_RESET.PNG

  3. Free resources in the HLT farm by deallocating
    VELO_TOP_DEALLOCATE.PNG

  4. The status will change NOT_ALLOCATED
    VELO_TOP_NOT_ALLOCATED.PNG
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PNGpng VELO_TOP_RUNNING.PNG r1 manage 61.3 K 2008-08-18 - 20:02 UnknownUser VELO_TOP_RUNNING
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PNGpng VELO_TOP_VELO_DAQ_CONFIGURING.PNG r1 manage 60.8 K 2008-08-18 - 20:01 UnknownUser VELO_TOP_VELO_DAQ_CONFIGURING
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