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SW&IT Meeting Minutes 2019-04-22

Attendees: Andrew, Matthieu, Petr, Stephen, Yang


Labor Reporting

Report auto-generated Apr 22 6.45am, Do not edit this table, use entries in smartsheets.

LR20190408 - Bec, Matthieu 80.0
LR20190408 - Colson, Andrew 78.0
LR20190408 - Edmeades, David 62.0
LR20190408 - Sola, Igor 40.0
LR20190408 - Kubanek, Petr 80.0
LR20190408 - Hooper, Stephen 80.0
LR20190408 - Zhang, Yang 78.0
LR20190408 - Zhang, Xianyu 89.5

News from management

  • CH panel interview Tue Apr 23

Previous Action Items

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Open topics

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Team reports


  • (last week) Qt webinar, Qt will support sometime soon (mid-2019?)
  • OSS telescope tests
  • TCSConfigFile fix/tests
  • test target in Makefiles
  • MCSPU new binaries, shall fix core dumps
  • contacted M.Lesser about AzCam simulator; as none is available, I will code one based on oac/hkserver (one is really needed for GCS/AzCam interface changes)


  • AGw1 - tested guide probes at different LUCI orientations. X-axis motions were ~15 seconds. Full field of AGW recommended for use.
  • Updated spec and CI scripts for LASAIR and FACSUM
  • monitor AGw1 currents and temps
  • FACSUM radar image


Last week
  • OVMS DSP code debug for Microgate
  • OVMS new DSP code test on the telescope
  • OVMS new interface document review
  • low level AO SW for OVMS
  • AdamHouseKeeper changes for ASM safety
This week
  • Monday morning off-office
  • OVMS test on the telescope
  • FW update and test?
  • AdamHouseKeeper changes
  • AdSec GUI for SOUL/FLAO warning
  • 4D visit


  • OC, WPC, Management
  • sci-arc webinar - 21 attendees
  • SHARK NIR/VIS s/w discussions
  • DMS telem - evaluate chart.js/dygraph/plotly.js, needs polishing but getting there
  • CH panel interview
  • ENG1/2 time - launch a 64b w/s ?
  • s/w group staff responsibilities and time allocation
  • DMS ks, telem


  • Follow-up with Olga on requirements of her LBC flats wiki page.
  • AO-Cravat:
    • Stephen re-kickstarted the ao-cravat VM, and some reorganization of the old "analysis" VM as well.
    • Started on a major redesigning of the web interface, continue to work on it in the near future.
    • Fixed a few issues with Chart.js plotting.
    • Started to complete the database design.
  • TCS:
    • Merged the previous ApplyWaffleAO pull request.
    • Focused on getting the new instrument authorization done in recent time.


Last week
  • LUCI
    • Working on entrace window dust detection algorithm for LUCI. Sent to Dave T. a bunch of profile observations for imaging and filters H, J or K. Although there is a signal is not clear how to make sense out of it.
  • OT
    • Revisiting Shark-Nir OT implementation.
    • At Matthiue's request I looked through the git logs and and code for the OT and LUCI trying to find a elegible code to present to our software candidate.
  • PIT
    • Worked on Arizona spreadsheet. I think I now understand what they want and how to do it.
This week
  • LUCI
    • Still working on RTD issue #7642 . Near completion but I still need to run a few more tests.
    • Possibly working on entrace window dust detection algorithm for LUCI
    • If not then work on #7473, AFC pinhole issue
  • PIT
    • Finish the Arizona spreadsheet
  • OT
    • Apply the AO/GUIDE star mix coordinate fix to production


  • Microwave issues.
  • rm507-2 unable to login Thursday night.
  • re-install analysis.
  • Cindy's computer to Windows 10
  • VMs for archive folks
  • Movie for DR.
  • Pat is happy with WiFi.
  • No entry on "summit slowdown". Haven't seen Jenny.

  • broken Veeam, VM consolidation issues.
  • Synology on mountain complaint Friday
  • work on new obs, set a date with Steve A.
  • re-racking machines in Tucson -- can we start moving before summer (DE)
  • changes to dms kickstart, RPMs for some other NFS mounts.
Topic revision: r11 - 22 Apr 2019, MatthieuBec
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