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SW&IT Meeting Minutes 2019-02-11

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


Labor Reporting

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LR20190114 - Bec, Matthieu 72.0
LR20190114 - Colson, Andrew 80.0
LR20190114 - Edmeades, David 56.0
LR20190114 - Sola, Igor 72.0
LR20190114 - Kubanek, Petr 73.0
LR20190114 - Hooper, Stephen 72.0
LR20190114 - Zhang, Yang 72.0
LR20190114 - Zhang, Xianyu 80.0

LR20190128 - Bec, Matthieu 80.0
LR20190128 - Colson, Andrew 80.0
LR20190128 - Edmeades, David 80.0
LR20190128 - Sola, Igor 30.5
LR20190128 - Kubanek, Petr 82.0
LR20190128 - Hooper, Stephen 80.0
LR20190128 - Zhang, Yang 80.0
LR20190128 - Zhang, Xianyu 80.0

News from management

  • Off Fri/Mon - Volunteer for team meeting?

Previous Action Items

Open topics

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  • allsky images named with timestamp
  • BCU f/w upgrade documentation
  • Dust monitor - bring back
  • AO improvement: Luci kwds
  • AO cabinet switch upgrade - follow up
  • wifi summit upgrade
  • Tucson CR power overhaul plan
  • n507/obs upgrade
  • abell / jhill ws

Team reports


  • Some more online trainings completed.
  • AO-Cravat:
    • Investigate broadcast channel and how to use it in all browers to communicate between different pages and tabs.
    • Investigate layout using CCS grid layout.
    • Investigate JS9 window resizing.
    • Investigate a clean and modern interface design.
    • Evaluate google-chart vs chart.js
  • TCS:
    • Petr helped to setup a TCS simulation run.
    • Familiarizing the TCS basics and reading some docs.


  • GCS - thread management, external script for simulated images
  • Tue-Thr UMAC traning (very interesting)
  • more GCS changes for 2019A


  • Management, OC, WPC
  • github issues/project organization
  • iterations with shark-nir
  • ovms+tt follow ups
  • DMS work in progress
  • off Tuesday
  • github issues/project work
  • job ad rework
  • AO s/w effort planning
  • off Fri/Mon
  • RHEL 8 (beta) is out ?


  • Power plan work
  • Jenny monitor wrangling
  • Jim requested SolidWorks licensing; my interpretation of the UA license excludes us
    • I have a request in for a conversation about .edu licensing for us; no estimate of cost if we are required to pay
  • Guido Vault help
    • The collective memory seems to continually forget about how Mac users are able to access the Vault thick client on termserv1.
  • Working through 4TB drives.
    • ~15 available if anyone has need of them
  • If approved, begin Phase 1 rack cleanup
  • Try free solution for Jenny's monitor conundrum
  • Solidworks vendor conversation
  • Ketiv noticed that the Vault VM hard drive is close to full, so I am in the process of adding an additional volume


  • new rm507 machines setup
  • matlab upgraded on 64-bit shell
  • RPM for github swg private key and setup.
  • RPMS for Centos7, Fedora28, and Fedora29 built -- jobs added in Jenkins.


Last week:
  • Mostly sick
  • OT
    • ESM/ARGOS/SL/DL conversion script.
    • LBTI PIT development.
This week
  • LUCI
    • IT#7473 meet with Barry and go over log detail
    • IT#7493 test in remote room
  • OT
    • LBTI PIT development.


Last week:
  • UMAC/PMAC training
    • Course material in shared SWG Google Drive
    • Motor jogging, triggers, delays, PLC programming, etc
    • Might be apllicable to hexapod - to be reviewed
  • Satefty/Security training

This week:
  • 4D python inferface discussion
  • Particle monitor support
  • EZCA tests


  • prepare documents for the Italy trip
  • config the OVMS SW, flash OVMS firwmare for SwitchBCU
  • set up lab setup
  • OVMS test on the telescope
  • AO related meetings
  • install 4Sight Focus v1.1.2 in the simulator

next two weeks
  • Italy trip (Arcetri and Bolzalo)

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