VEGAS Team Meeting
September 10, 2012
CALTECH, UC-B, & Columbia
- Dan Werthheimer
- Mark Wagner
- Glenn Jones
- Anish Roshi
- Marty Bloss
- Ray Creager
- Mark Whitehead
Next Teleconference: September 24, 2012
HPC-10 and network performance - Most of the bugs have been worked out and one remaining tests to test with infiiband file server along with VEGAS load.
VEGAS Mode Development Status:
Tested single sub-band Mode 13 with other 7 sub-bands generating full rate dummy data.
Mark has tested Mode 1 on ROACH2 successfully at nearly full bandwidth. Mode 13 has issues getting packets off.
Ray is validating manager software against the coordinator MR. HPC compiles for RH 6 (done by UC-B)
Next week sponsor test of manager with Anish
Test planning wki page
Hardware procurement plans and schedules:
- Roach-II status. VEGAS order is in. Production boards should be available ~mid October (was ~1 August.) Between prototype and loaners VEGAS testing can continue.
- Order balance of GPU computers for delivery before 15-Oct. (was 1-Sept).
- Backend pipeline processor/disk subsystem (power and HVAC reqs.) meet w/chris (~1 July). Joe to circulate latest design for review. just for pipeline processing & SDFits Daemon? Generally, the rest will be on other machines due for replacement under non-VEGAS projects
Continue to wait for production ROACH 2 boards as opposed to requesting a custom build.