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SW&IT Meeting Minutes 2018-11-26

Attendees: Andrew, David, Matthieu, Petr, Stephen, Yang


Labor Reporting

Report auto-generated every, Do not edit this table, use entries in smartsheets. 20181105
LR20181105 - Bec, Matthieu 81.0
LR20181105 - Colson, Andrew 40.0
LR20181105 - Edmeades, David 32.0
LR20181105 - Sola, Igor 81.0
LR20181105 - Kubanek, Petr 65.5
LR20181105 - Hooper, Stephen 80.0
LR20181105 - Zhang, Yang 40.0
LR20181105 - Zhang, Xianyu 72.0

LR20181119 - Bec, Matthieu 37.0
LR20181119 - Colson, Andrew 0.0
LR20181119 - Edmeades, David 24.0
LR20181119 - Sola, Igor 25.0
LR20181119 - Kubanek, Petr 18.0
LR20181119 - Hooper, Stephen 64.0
LR20181119 - Zhang, Yang 0.0
LR20181119 - Zhang, Xianyu 0.0

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 (5)
Petr (4)
AC (2)
Petr (2)
AC (5)
Petr (2)
AC (2)
Petr (2)
AC (2)
Matthieu (2)
ALH Igor(2)
Matthieu (2)
INDI Igor (2)
Matthieu (2)
Petr (5)
Matthieu (2)
Petr (5)
Matthieu (2)
Petr (5)
Matthieu (2)
Status Server Stephen (2)
Matthieu (2)
Telemetry cleanup Stephen (1) Petr 3
Yang (5)
Igor(2) 2
Yang (3)
Igor (1/2) 2
Yang (1)
Stephen (1) 3
particle monitors AC Petr 4

News from management

  • PEPSI/pol high profile run in January: AGW3 & 4 must be ready
  • on-site interview Wed

Previous Action Items

  • Skill set list (DE)

Open topics

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

  • network dropout
  • revert simbad harvard-strasbourg /et/hosts hack from Friday
  • Dust monitor status
  • AO cabinet switch upgrade - coordinate wth Mountain and AO
  • wifi summit upgrade (note: end-of-year deadline)
  • Tucson CR power overhaul plan (note: end-of-year deadline)
  • n507/obs upgrade (note: end-of-year deadline)
  • call out phone list (AC cell)
  • Wiki formatting

This week in github

Team reports


  • fixed position angle issue (IT7463), including patching a patch
  • almost produced cross compiling gcc running on Intel for PowerPC (OVMS)


  • ARGOS engineering nights
  • Bandwith tests over VNC and SSH
  • SAS-MCSPU communication
  • Add check for NaN in pyramid wfs slopes
  • Add a warning for the operator when TCS Data Dictionary is not available


  • Back from vacation.
  • Continue to work on Polymer/JS9 problems.
  • Continue to work on LBC/MODS documentation.


  • OC, WPC, management
  • OVMS+TT follow up (AO cabinet space, IPC, aosupervisor changes, f/w etc.)
  • TMS closure
  • OCS planning
  • Js9 play, looks great
  • review DE power plan
  • delta-tau training
  • svn2git sciops
  • svn: vs git:MODS, contacted Rick and Jerry
  • alternatives to code-hilight in wiki
  • f29 play + download
  • on-site interview
  • automate weekly report heading section
  • revamp software wiki main page
  • science archive updates from IA2
  • delta-tau training
  • f29 migration


Last Week:
  • LUCI
    • Real Time Display (RTD) not displaying AFC windows.
      • I think it's related to Aladin and Journalizer issues.
    • Added new AFC subwindow coordinates for new AFC longslit masks. Improve ingestion script and also figure out use of group in AFC spots.
    • Look into LUCI use of rotator type, currently only uses 'POSITION", "PARALLACTIC", "NATIVE"
  • OT
    • Target catalog search not failing over to second catalog choice.
This week:
  • LUCI
    • Real Time Display (RTD) not displaying AFC windows.
    • See if I can reproduce CompensationMirror daemon hang up with new Dave suggestion. (I.e. use SSR mode before selecting AFC option)
  • OT
    • Target catalog search not failing over to second catalog choice.


  • Wrangled with purchasing over drives; PO finally issued and sent to vendor
  • Moving directories off of volume2. No reported problems re: business directory
  • AzCam babysitting
    • Handling the belt-and-suspenders DB15 connector anchoring on capture cards
  • Repository permission problem. No response from Cristina, but Stephen and I think we have solved it by changing the top level directory permissions. We will see this evening when the new directory is created
    • I manually fixed permissions on previous directories and files; everyone should have access
  • Worked on power plan; focusing on it Monday.
  • Drives unlikely to arrive this week, giving us time for final prep of the volumes for deletion when they do.


  • dockerized the display a display runner -- problem, no chromium for 32-bit.
  • DNS mostly done.
  • cleaned up a few cron jobs.
  • added some stuff to http://info
  • switched FosWiki over to Apache.
  • continue working on Wifi summary
  • continue adding information to http://info
  • direct rsync between jobs.
  • upgrade to Fedora 29 on hosts -- yumsrv, cisrv01 and mil.tucson
  • changes to AO cabinet switches.

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