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AMC13 Debugging Hints My AMC13 is plugged in but I can`t contact it! Check sensor info (NAT MCH) If you have an NAT MCH, you can learn a lot about the state of your...
AMC13XG Board Revision File Link Notes T1 V0.2 As produced for S/N up to S/N 112 Photos: Front http://ohm.bu.edu/~hazen/CMS/AMC13/Rev2/Photos...
AMC13 (this page) ...
Getting started with new AMC13 software: 1. Install SLC6 OS and Cactus tools on your computer. install Cactus install 2. Check out AMC13 software package and...
AMC13 Software Development workflow Overview of the workflow The recommended way to make change to the AMC13 software is as follows: 1 Create a branch in the AMC...
This page describes the production AMC13 C support software. The software is in git here: Current tags: browse AMC13SoftwareHistory $ git clone ssh://git@gitlab...
Pre Registration Procedure for CMS To complete the pre registration procedure for CMS and get a CMS Computing Account, the following should be done: The person in...
Welcome to the 1 web Available Information CharliesHcalElectronicsAcronymList CMS Pre Registration Procedure: http://bucms.bu.edu/twiki/bin/view/BUCMSPublic/CMSPreregistrationPro...
THIS MANUAL IS INCOMPLETE but what is written here should be more accurate and up to date than the old `functional specification`. Please e mail me if you find mistakes...
NAT MCH We have an NAT MCH in one of our cates. It is at 192.168.1.41 in our setup. You can telnet to it and you`ll be connected to a command line utility with many...
To Do 2018 01 25 (djarcaro) The flash programming incorrectly selects an address when the name is slightly off. Example below: Using a FW file called AMC13T2Goldenv0xfff...
In progress 2015 01 07 In order to distribute bug fixes and software updates to the users of the AMC13, we need to generate a new tag on the cactus svn and generate...
AMC13Tool2 is a command line utility designed to exercise all functions of the AMC13. The tool can be run in either interactive or scripted mode. Usage: AMC13Tool...
AMCT Python Software AMCT Purpose The goal is to develop a set of routines to automatically (i.e. without human intervention) test AMC13 hardware using python language...
This page describes new (as of early 2015) python bindings to the AMC13 software. This is very much a work in progress, but at least one demo program now works. See...
The AMC13 requires at least one SFP in the bottom site (for TTC) and typically 1 3 different type SFP in the upper 3 sites for DAQ. See sketch below. The TTC SFP...
AMC13 0x6052 Testing AMC13 0x24e 0x4049 Testing For all tests below, should check the following: Status display OK Dump all registers using Eric`s...
Bugs Found LINK OK not 1 for all links in fake mode AMC Links AMC01 AMC02 AMC03 AMC04 AMC05 AMC06 AMC07 AMC08 AMC09 AMC10 AMC11 AMC12...
Useful Links Files iMPACT Installation Running iMPACT iMPACT Troubleshooting amc13T2v0x19.bit (LX25T only) Flash Layout All Flash memory programming...
AMC13 Bench Test Instructions 1. Test Fixture a. Power up Test and MMC Programming a. Install the module in the bench test fixture with power off a. Power...
Firmware Versions Please see Database for current versions. Any firmware combinations not posted there are not supported! If for some reason your firmware file is...
Links below for uHTR firmware pages. To check out a specific revision use e.g: $ svn co r 4209 svn ssh://your username@svn.cern.ch/reps/cms firmwsrc/hcal/uhtr/trunk...
This page contains some uHTRTool software procedures which are useful to an AMC13 debugger and developer. Contents Program uHTR Flash Enable uHTR DAQ...
These instructions assume you have successfully installed and tested your software. See AMC13CppGettingStarted for instructions if you haven`t Actions...
DTCManager HyperDAQ Pages Point 5 miniDAQ Peek uHBHEa (24) 1102 (20) http://hcalutca01.cms:16612/urn:xdaq application:lid 51/Peek 1104 (21) uHBHEb...
To connect to an HCAL uTCA crate a P5 (as of 2016 04 13): $ ssh lxplus.cern.ch (CERN login) $ ssh cmsusr $ ssh hcalutca01 $ ~hcalsw/bin/AMC13Tool2 wu.sh...
The AMC13 register set (and associated uHAL address table) is complex. This page attempts (will attempt!) to document it. The address table files are used for access...
Proposed new database and versioning system for AMC13 firmware. Version numbers Currently we have many AMC13FirmwareFlavors each with their own range of version...
Testing 0x4049 en 1 12 f t lt 1000 10 st Board FED SERIALNO T1 VER T2 REV T2 SERNO INFO...
AMC13 IP and MAC Address Assignment The AMC13 has two PCB Tongues. Tongue 1 (T1) and Tongue 2 (T2) each has their own FPGA (Virtex6/Kintex7 for T1, Spartan6 for T...
Actions Enable Backplane Read TTC Clock PLEASE NOTE: These are instructions for users who have an understanding of the Building 28 system and of the AMC13Tool...
Eric, 0x24a has implemented the double buffering of monitor counters. Registers 0x0, 0x3, 0x4, 0x5, 0x2c and 0x30 0x59(resync counter has been moved from bit 31...
We`re starting to think about a successor to AMC13 for ATCA. There have been some complaints about the place holder name `Blade13`. PLEASE SUGGEST new names on this...
Here is a summary table of the current AMC13 firmware variants: T1 Version Compatible Hardware Use 0x200 up AMC13XG with XC7K325T FPGA general...
AMC13 to AMC Backplane Link We have developed firmware to assist AMC module developers in communicating with the AMC13. The current version (as of May 2014) is documented...
Links to other useful firmware https://svnweb.cern.ch/trac/cactus/browser/tags/ipbus fw https://svnweb.cern.ch/cern/wsvn/cms firmwsrc/cms tcds/ https...
Each AMC13 as shipped is a 3 board stack (T1, T2, T3). The serial number is set by soldered jumpers on the T2 board (8 bits). On AMC13XG the serial number is printed...
Each AMC13 has a hardware serial number determined by solder jumpers on the T2 board (8 bits 1 9th bit). This number determines the MAC address, and is therefore...
Programming AMC13 Flash with AMC13ToolFlash These instructions are for initial programming of the AMC13 or for recovery of AMC13 after flash has been corrupted. This...
New analysis code being developed for 2014 data format New code is being developed by Daniel Arcaro with help from Eric Hazen and Dan Gastler to analyze the new/final...
The details of this depend on the facilities available. Generally the possible values we might want to generate alarms on fall into the following categories:...
AMC13 DAQ Firmware This page is the `home` for documentation of a common firmware developed to suit many users of the AMC13. UpdatedDAQPath.pdf Data Format...
Some ideas on AMC13 HyperDAQ code structure. Currently have amc13::Status with Report() and set/get methods for HTML, BareHTML and LaTeX. Suggest the following...
Tags 1.1.5 Increment makefile rev Add AMC13::getL1AHistory() for new L1A history at 0x100 Update address table Add l1a command to AMC13Tool2 to display...
NAT MCH Firmware Notes by Mark Dobson (copied from CERN Twiki) The majority of NAT MCHs came with firmware version V2.15 which is very buggy. There issues with powering...
The following are instructions on how to install the Xilinx LabTools iMPACT software on an SLC5 machine. This procedure can be generalized to the Red Hat Linux distribution...
Everything on this page is OBSOLETE . See AMC13CppProductionSoftware . This page describes `Legacy` C software for the AMC13. The intention is that new users...
AMC13 MMC Software The AMC13 MMC software package can be found in the amc13/dev tools/amc13Config directory in the amc13 svn, amc13config directory in the xDAQ...
Flash Programming The AMC13 flash memory is divided into 4 regions as follows: NOTE: Table needs to be updated with new firmwares Offset Name File Name...
Everything here is OBSOLETE. This code will no longer work as the underlying libraries don`t work with IPBus firmware any more. Releases amc13 python noTests...
AMC13 Tool Acquisition and Installation This software is OBSOLETE. Please see AMC13CppProductionSoftware for information on the new software. Current code is...
High Rates Test Procedure Test procedure for building events from uHTR, while using TTT as TTC source. Test procedure assumes certain tools are available, namely...
AMC13Tool Common Procedures Actions Update Firmware Updated for AMC13Tool2 Initialize AMC13 Need updating for AMC13Tool2 Send Local Triggers...
This page describes a simple alternative T3 board for the AMC13XG fabricated at Boston for testing G 2 external clock/trigger inputs. Schematic: http://ohm...
OBSOLETE This page documents an integrated DAQ link receiver built into the AMC13. For firmware version v 0x10 this works fine using the old `Wu` format DAQ link...
Hi, Attached is the zip file of all manufacturing files. The board has version 0.3 now. The BOM remains the same as before, so not generated this time. Components...
TTC Receiver N.B.: DO NOT USE THE FIRMWARE ON THIS PAGE TO RECEIVE TTC SIGNALS FROM THE AMC13. Use the one available here instead: AMC13BackplaneLink This page documents...
The following procedures describe the installation process for xDAQ releases for the HCAL Upgrade project. NOTE that the code has been migrated to SVN (instead...
IGNORE THIS PAGE; IT IS OBSOLETE; FOR HISTORICAL INTEREST ONLY Please see AMC13BackplaneLink for current information. Here are some notes on the DAQ interface...
2014 07 15, hazen Babak complains that he isn`t getting TTC. Using fw 0x109/0x21. Status display looks reasonable (r0 0x55000009 r1 0x01090001) Asked him to...
For published AMC13 overviews, see: JINST paper ACES 2014 Poster Clocks There is a quad clock synthesizer (Si5338B) with the following outputs programmed...
From CMS firmware 0x202 and onward the new event builder seems to be working. Here is an example of how to generate a fake multi block event and unpack it. To initialize...
This page covers the steps to reprogram the MMC in the AMC13. Software Prerequisites 1. AVR/Atmel Studio (newer versions of MMC may require the use of Atmel Studio...
This page is designed to help you get familiar with the AMC13Tool C software and get comfortable with some basic AMC13 functionalities. For a more in depth look...
Supporting Documents (new) or http://projects.hepforge.org/cactus/index.php CACTUS (old) /FPGA SPI Interface (new) by T. Gorski 2013 01 31 / FPGA...
Below are the formats for a few useful IPMI commands for the AMC13 as provided by Jes Tikalsky (jtikalsky #64;hep.wisc.edu) with the University of Wisconsin group...
See also FinalAMC13Discussion page at CERN with collaborators` requests Hardware / Production Front panel labels Assign serial numbers to all boards...
AMC13 C Class AMC13Tool Value 0xffffffff can`t be written, e.g. `wv 0x2 0xffffffff` fails with `must be a positive integer` Status Display Maintenance...
AMC13 Rev 2 Block Diagram 15 Rev 2 boards are under test at BU in April 2013. AMC13XG Debug Log PCB Design Information Views handy screen shots...
We have made a design change to the T2 board to improve the timing of the TTC clock vs data. The extracted TTC clock is sent on the MicroTCA clock network (received...
This page overview the functionalities of the TTT software packages, including descriptions of the trigger scripts and the TTTtool commands. Contents TTTtool...
This page contains both PyChips based (using Python) and microHAL based (using C ) software packages for the control, readout, and programming of the TTT TTC Simulator...
From Jeroen Hegeman on 2013 12 09: Ayayayay... I found the problem. It turns out that in the SLC6 machine the admins installed for me in 904, I had a different ipmitool...
Sending Data Over the fiber (front) DAQLink Connect the hardware correctly The DAQ Link optical fiber cable should be connected to the second from the...
Enable mCTR2 DAQ Path Open mCTR2 tool w/ in uhtr mode (i.e. with option: ` t uhtr`) ./mCTR2tool.exe mCTR2 Board IP address t uhtr Check to see if DAQ Path is enabled...
Info from Arno, 2013 12 04: Hi again! Ok, here is further info about the Boost Python library: `The Boost Python Library is a framework for interfacing Python and...
AMC13 Software Restructuring Twiki A page for organizing the restructuring of the AMC13 Software To Do List AMC13 Software Restructuring To Do List Reference...
AMC13 Software Meeting 2013 12 05 Attendance: Eric, Arno We attempted to define more clearly the scope of the project and tasks. First, the project scope:...
A start from Arno, by e mail 2013 12 03: As promised here is the first update about the existence of any software writing guidelines: None from xDAQ, TriggerSupervisor...
AMC13 Software Restructuring Meeting Minutes: 2013, December 3 Meeting Minutes were taken retroactively, so some details may be inaccurate or missing. Suggesting that...
AMC13 Software Restructuring To Do List To Do: Compare AMC13 and MP7 code and suggest changes to AMC13 code (Dave, Ben) Completed Tasks: Create Software...
Using AMC13Tool Using the tool at P5: ssh cmsusr0 ssh hcaldaq12 source /nfshome0/hcalsw/bin/env.sh (or .csh) AMC13Tool.exe Pick an action (h for...
Hardware and Firmware documentation: Webpage TTT Software Packages TTT Software Documentation TTT Software Procedures EricHazen 14 May...
Starting now (Nov 2013) we are working with the trigger and IPBus guys to develop a generic GUI which can meet the following criteria: Render a reasonable display...
Active 1. readIPs.py and others should report the host and slot used, and translate the hex to decimal. added 2013 09 16 by esh History 1. Create new module...
CACTUS Installation This page contains instructions on how to install different CACTUS builds on supported operating systems. Many of these same instructions can...
10 Prototype boards with red front panels were manufactured in early 2009. These boards are not identical to the production boards because they have a smaller...
The uHTRs acquire their IP address based on their location within the uTCA crate, specifically via their slot number, following the scheme below: uHTR IP Address...
The register documentation and firmware is maintained by Chris Woodall (chris.j.woodall #64;gmail.com) and is kept at the following link User Manual CharlieHill...
This page contains a table of method declarations and descriptions for the AMC13uHAL C Class. Constructor Method Description AMC13uHAL::AMC13uHAL(uhal...
AMC13 C Classes Below is a table of the AMC13 C classes as of 05/30/2013 with a brief description and a link to a page with a more in depth look at each class`s...
This page contains a table of method declarations and descriptions for the AMC13 verify C Class. Constructor Method Description AMC13 verify::AMC...
This page contains a table of method declarations and descriptions for the AMC13 C Class. NOTE!! The AMC13 class builds two ipDev objects which are used to talk...
This page contains a table of method declarations and descriptions for the AMC13AddressCppClass AMC13 address C Class . Constructor Method Description...
This page contains a table of method declarations and descriptions for the AMC3 id C Class. Enumerations Enum Description rev1 0, rev2 1 AMC...
This page contains a table of method declarations and descriptions for the AMC13 flash C Class. Constructor Method Description AMC13 flash::AMC13 flash...
This page contains a table of method declarations and descriptions for the AMC13 env C Class. Enumerations Enum Typedef Enum Description IPbusVersion...
Below is the official configuration bytes sent by the MMC to the AMC13 via the SPI interface. For a more detailed look at the MMC FPGA SPI interface, see the of Wisconsin...
How to log on to 904 hcal904daq01 is in a brand new, not yet fully configured private network of B 904. To log in you should first log onto lxplus.cern.ch and then...
This page lists some useful software procedures for the TTT board. Contents Update TTT firmware Send Triggers Update TTT firmware 1. Make sure that...
CharlieHill 29 May 2013
2013 05 29 hazen Build MMC v2.1 from tom using default settings in AVR studio 6.1 and flash. Payload power comes on, MMC messages look ok but can`t ping at jumper...
The TTT firmware is developed and maintained by Christopher Woodall (chris.j.woodall #64;gmail.com). The MCS files and source can be found at the following link:...
In order to access your device using a JTAG USB interface, you need to make sure that the cable is correctly connected and that there is a live AMC13 which the iMPACT...
amc13 control.py Documentation Notes The primary purpose of this AMC13 python tool is to talk to the board and carry out simple debugging procedures. However...
The following table contains configurable variables for the inialization and state determination of the AMC13 within the xDAQ environment prior to taking a run. These...
CharlieHill 16 Jan 2013
Update Firmware using `p flash.py` First, download and install the latest AMC13Python tarball found here. This latest release will contain the latest firmware...
Below are the releases of the standalone, non xDAQ C software for the AMC13. This software requires a CACTUS installation on the host machine. If you have installed...
Charlie`s Acronym List $ ADC: Analog to Digital Converter $ AMC: Advanced Mezzanine Card. An electronics module which mounts in an ATCA or MicroTCA crate...
The DCC2 is intended to be plug compatible with the DCC1. There are some hardware differences: DCC2 occupies the right slot covered by the front panel, while...
HTR to DCC2 links use National DS90CR285/286 Channel Link technology. These are in principle 28 bit links but we only use 24 of them. The low level link format is...
1. Initialize your TTC system (should be sending BC0s but no L1A`s) 1. Using the Python program amc13 control.py : a. enable AMC Inputs: `I list of...
This page contains information about work towards integration of the uHTR firmware with the AMC13 link done at BU. It will likely become quickly out of date once...
AMC13 Address Tables The ones here are out of date. The latest ones are always in CVS here or included with a recent HCAL xDAQ release. Spartan v01 Virtex...
The HCAL XDAQ C software package for the AMC1`3 may be found here: http://isscvs.cern.ch/cgi bin/viewcvs.cgi/TriDAS/hcal/hcalUpgrade/amc13/?root tridas JimRohlf...
C Tool 9 May 2012 (1.44) cout read spartan (virtex) TTC n times` single read spartan (virtex) n words from add` read spartan (virtex) by register name` block...
Hi All, There has been a major change to the AMC13 firmware which allows: 1. reloading new firmware from flash without power cycling the crate, 1. storage of...
Feb 16 17, 2012 INDICO: https://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId 178104 Friday Tentative plan is to develop the system to the block diagram level for...
This page is a (temporary) home for a CMS track trigger project, which is currently a collaboration between Fermilab, Brown University and Boston University. Meetings...
Feb 16 17, 2012 INDICO: https://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId 178104 Friday Tentative plan is to develop the system to the block diagram level for...
Please log test activity here: AMC13DebugLog Test Firmware Current AMC13 firmware as of 20 Jan 2012 supports TTC distribution plus demonstration DAQ link transmit...
Final documentation should be kept on the Countinghouse Page. BU Private TWiki page for DCC2 is HERE. Evolving documentation is on this page of the BU TWiki....
This page contains documentation and firmware to provide an Ethernet endpoint for control and readout of devices implemented using FPGAs. The specification and original...
Summer 2010 SiPM Testing This page contains documentation on testing of various SiPM devices during Summer 2010 at BU. We received a shipment of 3 devices in Feb...
A workshop was held at Brown on July 15 16 2009. Participants were Marvin Johnson and Ron Lipton (Fermilab); Meenakshi Narain and Ulrich Heintz (Brown); Eric Hazen...
2009.05.26 All histograms added with weights. Resulting summed .root file: WeightedSumsRealWeights.root: WeightedSumsRealWeights.root 2009.05.25 One trigger...
If you see any funny behavior related to a DCC2 during a run, please try to do the following to capture information for debugging: stop the L1A but do not destroy...
2009 04 16 Yet another version 14400, this one dated 13 Apr 2009 17:08. Program into HTR in slot 21 top bottom. Cable to DCC1 in slot 19, spigots 0, 1. Reprogramming...
This page contains evolving documenation for the new HCAL VME DCC. It is intended that the latest available versions are kept here during development. DCC2 Hardware...
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