AMC13 C++ Class

  • Handle more initialization options, esp bits in register 1: [COMPLETE as of 08/16/12. Added as options to method AMC13::start_run() ]
    • bit 1 - S-link (DAQ Link) enable
    • bit 5 - enable TTCrx commands
    • bit 7 - enable fake event generator
  • Create method which returns the register address upon receiving the register name [COMPLETE as of 08/16/12. AMC13::getAddress() ]
  • Move flash actions in the AMC13 Class to a new class AMC13_flash in [COMPLETE as of 08/20/12]


  • add command-line "-x " [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • "rd" should display in 8 columns [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • add filename completion [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • "i", "en" and "enT" should all be synonyms [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
    • handle input link range, i.e. "0-11" and "0, 3-11"
    • add options to "en" command to handle DAQ Link enable, fake event generation "D" and "F"
    • i.e. "en 4,10 d f"
  • too many reset commands! Reduce to "rg" and "rc" for general reset and counters reset, respectively. [COMPLETE as of 08/16/12]
  • ALL hex values should be displayed with "%08x" format (except status display cases) [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • read commands (incl block and FIFO) should display multiple columns (8 words per line) [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
    • MODIFIED if number of words read is <= 16, display in single column. If > 16, display 8 words per line
  • should be able to read more than one time when address is entered by name [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • edit status display so that EVB counters (both 64-bit and 32-bit) are lined up as one, with the 32-bit counters having their upper section blank [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • All read and write commands should treat equivalently an address-name entry and address-integer entry [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • Edit the menu display for greater clarity and accuracy [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • Be more specific with error messages, tailoring them carefully towards specific command-line typos [COMPLETE as of 08/17/12]
  • Add comments to all functions in clarifying function, arguments, and returns [COMPLETE as of 08/20/12]
  • Add optional argument to the status command "st" allowing the user to change the level of detail of the display [COMPLETE as of 08/21/12]

Status Display Maintenance

  • Eric (perhaps with Charlie) needs to in some way, shape, or form prioritize status registers for display (0 being highest priority, 2 being lowest) [COMPLETE as of 01/31/13]
  • Eric needs to add descriptions for the following recently added status display registers in, a copy of which can be found in [cms2] ~chill90/: [COMPLETE as of 01/31/13]
    • array amc_sync_regs [] (line 141)
    • in array evb_mon_regs []: "LSCDAQ_STATUS" (line 175)
    • in array vol_regs []: "V6_DIE_TEMP" (line 159)
  • Proofread [COMPLETE as of 08/24/12]
  • Update the hyperDAQ page to include all new status information [COMPLETE as of 08/21/12]
  • Make the hypderDAQ page groovy
    • add captions to category names so descriptions appear with a hovering mouse cursor [COMPLETE as of 08/21/12]
    • Sweet Jesus! The code is cleaner, less verbose, and more effective! [COMPLETE as of 08/23/12]
    • Add two more displays: 'Intermediate View' and 'All Nonzero' [COMPLETE as of 08/23/12]

-- EricHazen - 16 Aug 2012

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