Infrared Test Camera Software
consists of four executables: the
client, and a program running on the Windows computer attached to the camera. The
client communicates using ICE to both the
for camera control, and the
maintain state information for the system, so the
can be invoked as a command line tool once for each command needed. This makes it convenient for use in shell scripts. The
is a QT GUI which communicates with JPL Horizons and the
for managing non-sidereal observations.
server is the interface to the Windows computer that controls the IRTC
. It runs on the
machine as a daemon and handles requests from the
for camera commands. The service is provided by the lbto-irc-srv RPM. The camera program must be running on the Windows computer for
commands to function. Both the Windows computers and the
computer must have
mounted read-write. Single images are written by the IRS to
, while data cubes are written by the Windows computer to
NOTE: the server config file uses /lbt/data/new to find the nfs mount to /newdata.
Two cameras are supported for concurrent use. The
are used to switch between them.