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SW&IT Meeting Minutes 2018-10-15

Attendees: David, Igor, Kellee, Matthieu, Petr, Stephen, Xianyu, Yang


News from management

  • board meeting

Previous Action Items

  • xxx

Transition plan

Handover steps

  1. primary + secondary do self learning, gather information, read wiki
  2. primary organize teamviewer/zoom walk through with Kellee and secondary
  3. primary draft techtalk w. input from secondary
  4. techtalk review by Kellee
  5. primary does a team presentation

Please update this table to indicate progress.

Application(s) Primary Secondary Week
AC (4)
Petr (4)
AC (2)
Petr (2)
AC (4)
Petr (2)
AC (2)
Petr (2)
AC (2)
Matthieu (2)
ALH Igor(1/2)
Matthieu (2)
INDI Igor (1)
Matthieu (2)
Petr (4)
Matthieu (2)
Petr (4)
Matthieu (2)
Petr (4)
Matthieu (2)
Status Server Stephen (2)
Matthieu (2)
Telemetry cleanup Stephen (1) Petr 3
Yang (3)
Igor(1/2) 2
Yang (2)
Igor (1) 2
Yang (1)
Stephen (1) 3
particle monitors AC Petr 4

Open topics

Bring any topics you want for discussion at the meeting here. Use <topic>[<name>] formatting.

  • FOS Wiki - ingest ARGOS/Arcetri
  • Magic laptop clone/vm - news from Microgate?
  • SOUL/FLAO Oct18 in lab then telescope
  • ARGOS/ci - add test, re-enable 'monit'
  • ARGOS deploy at telescope (Gustavo email)
  • Tucson CR, UPS/power plan
  • LBTI/shark+ilocater IIF/INDI
  • Vsphere upgrade, capture in plan
  • Luci web-io cold heads state in telemetry for vibration
  • Luci H/O doc comments from RR

This week in github

Team reports


  • Web front programming learning and prototyping:
    • Google Polymer 3 + Web components learning and prototyping.
    • Setting up a new Fedora 28 VM for dev use.
  • LBC/MODS documents reading/preparation.


Last Week
  • ARGOS deployment
    • PR to add libPvAPI
    • updated user manual
    • successfully builds in Jenkins and Docker environments
  • Arcetri FOSWiki
    • Data tar file corrupt?

This Week
  • Vacation Monday
  • ARGOS deployment
    • configure build with ICS and TaN tests in Jenkins and Docker
    • deploy to OPS machines
  • Acetri FOSWiki
    • ask for new tarball


  • management OC, WPC
  • jenkins-ci on going: epics/extensions/zero-c ice/python-xxx
  • review litHtml/Element, not quite there yet. Wait 1.0
  • HO, review INDI, sent questions to KS
  • skytech LBC update, contacted Fernando, no reply yet
  • review Guido PBP requirements document, talk to XY
  • discuss LBTI rack-space, network. rack-space=RR/JC. Network and IIF still unclear.
  • review Shark/ilocater interface
  • review LBTI/new instruments interface - AO
  • new candidate phone interviews, post ad on select newsgroup
  • litHtml continued
  • sci-arch meeting prep


Last week
  • AGW connection test for SOUL
  • Read power backplane requirement document
  • Discuss the PBP document with Matthieu
  • Wednesday Thursday and Friday off the office
This week
  • Work on power backplane requirement document?
  • support the on-going AO work


  • wiki to foswiki
  • AGW in lab Alessandro
  • LBTI problems with SOUL network
  • Find bandwidth hog of mountain network
  • Docker registry
This week
  • Docker test environment
  • ARGOS wiki import
  • cisrv01 RPM build
  • LBTI host/VLAN changes for Paul G.
  • Replace Xianyu's machine
  • Mark W. ssh issues to "vela".
  • Virtualize (?) need to talk to John H.


  • OVMS, GCS, Telemetry
  • finished reading TPK User Guide
  • IT 7387 - LBC NS fix
  • SX actuators problems
  • SX accuators troubleshooting
  • finish IT 7387
  • GCS


Last week:
  • Broke archive-->GDrive backup into chunks to lower load, seems to be going steadily
  • Did a badblocks scan on the drive to make sure it was in good health. Results were good
  • AGw computer work
  • Reimaged with two methods, both of which still showed boot errors
    • Discovered that SATA cable was bad
  • Ordered replacement cables from reputable seller, should arrive today
  • 2x drive failure in Tucson Synology
    • Same volume, thankfully it was RAID-6
    • Drives have been replaced with spares and array is rebuilding
    • Failed drives sent for warranty replacement
This week:
  • Yang requested a new Fedora 28 VM for development
  • Button up AGw computer when the new SATA cable arrives
  • Draw up server room power maps
  • Work with Jim re: Autodesk software installs


Last week
  • Updates to OVMS troubleshooting page to match the updated kernel (no longer 3 processes, 12 boards, LBTI is default instrument, etc.)
  • Last minute notes for LBC to YZ/IS as I was cleaning up.
  • Clean up the server of most of the uninteresting files.
This week
  • Pack up the remote server, monitors, phone, etc. and send to LBTO.


Last week:
  • LUCI
    • Wrapping up RTD improvements.
    • Testing LUCI
  • OT
    • Meeting about AFC changes on the OT and how to tackle it.
  • Documentation
    • INDI/MODS only some reading
This week
  • Documentation:
  • OT
    • Meeting about AFC changes on the OT and how to tackle it

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