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January 24, 2011, at 12:35 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 107-111 from:
  • The program tstMark5A now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is

done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstMark5A

  • Remember that a new terminal was used to run tstMark5A. The original terminal can be reverted to by selecting ctr-alt-F1 or ctr-alt-F2 or ctr-alt-F3 and so on…
to:
  • The program tstMark5A can now be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstMark5A
  • Remember that a new terminal was used to run tstMark5A. The original terminal (running the Mark5 software) can be reverted to by selecting ctr-alt-F1 or ctr-alt-F2 or ctr-alt-F3 and so on…
Changed lines 135-137 from:
  • The program tstdimino now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstdimino
  • Remember that a new terminal was used to run tstdimino. The original terminal can be reverted to by selecting ctr-alt-F1 or ctr-alt-F2 or ctr-alt-F3 and so on…
to:
  • The program tstdimino can now be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstdimino
  • Remember that a new terminal was used to run tstdimino. The original terminal (running the dimono software) can be reverted to by selecting ctr-alt-F1 or ctr-alt-F2 or ctr-alt-F3 and so on…
January 24, 2011, at 12:28 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 78-79 from:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen; this should be recorded onto the Conditioning and Program Log slip on the side of the module
to:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen; this should be recorded onto the Conditioning and Program Log slip on the side of the module
January 24, 2011, at 12:27 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 41-42 from:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen; this should be recorded onto the Conditioning and Program Log slip on the side of the module
to:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen; this should be recorded onto the Conditioning and Program Log slip on the side of the module
January 24, 2011, at 12:25 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 1-2 from:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN each, to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should correspond to the VSN on the physical label on the corresponding module.
to:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN each, to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should correspond to the VSN on the physical label on the module.
Changed lines 7-8 from:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording in the Mark 5B)

to:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording in the Mark 5B as well)

Changed lines 13-14 from:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running and conditioning can be undertaken
to:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running and conditioning can be performed
Changed line 16 from:
  • Turn key for bank into vertical position (for unlock)
to:
  • Turn key, for bank, into vertical position (to unlock)
Changed line 21 from:
  • For the Mark 5A computer
to:
  • For the Mark 5A computer rack
Changed lines 41-42 from:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen, and this should be recorded
to:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen; this should be recorded onto the Conditioning and Program Log slip on the side of the module
Changed lines 50-51 from:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running and conditioning can be undertaken
to:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running and conditioning can be performed
Changed lines 78-79 from:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen, and this should be recorded
to:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen; this should be recorded onto the Conditioning and Program Log slip on the side of the module
Changed lines 88-90 from:
into the command line to run the software
  • A new window with a free terminal needs to be selected to issue further commands. This can be done by pressing:
to:
into the command line to run the Mark5 software
  • A new window with a free terminal needs to be selected to issue further commands. This can be done by holding:
Changed lines 101-102 from:
>>vsn?This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label
to:
>>vsn?This command should print out the assigned VSN; counter check this with the physical label
Deleted line 111:
Changed lines 118-119 from:
into the command line to run the software
to:
into the command line to run the dimino software
Changed lines 130-131 from:
>>vsn?This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label
to:
>>vsn?This command should print out the assigned VSN; counter check this with the physical label
January 24, 2011, at 12:13 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 105-106 from:
  • Remove the current module and repeat steps 2 to 5 to assign a VSN for any other modules
to:
  • Remove the current module and repeat steps 2 to 5 in the above table to assign a VSN for any other modules
Changed lines 135-136 from:
  • Remove the current module and repeat steps 2 to 5 for any other modules
to:
  • Remove the current module and repeat steps 2 to 5 in the above table for any other modules
January 19, 2011, at 04:59 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Added lines 41-42:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen, and this should be recorded
Added lines 78-79:
  • Once conditioning is complete, the time taken (in seconds) for conditioning will be printed on the screen, and this should be recorded
Changed lines 107-108 from:
  • The program tstMark5A now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstMark5A
to:
  • The program tstMark5A now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is

done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstMark5A

  • Remember that a new terminal was used to run tstMark5A. The original terminal can be reverted to by selecting ctr-alt-F1 or ctr-alt-F2 or ctr-alt-F3 and so on…
Changed lines 137-139 from:
  • The program tstdimino now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstdimino
to:
  • The program tstdimino now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstdimino
  • Remember that a new terminal was used to run tstdimino. The original terminal can be reverted to by selecting ctr-alt-F1 or ctr-alt-F2 or ctr-alt-F3 and so on…
January 19, 2011, at 04:47 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 15-16 from:
  • Unmounting a module

(if required bank is occupied)

to:
  • Unmounting a module (if required bank is occupied)
Changed lines 50-51 from:
  • Unmounting a module

(if required bank is occupied)

to:
  • Unmounting a module (if required bank is occupied)
January 19, 2011, at 04:47 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
January 19, 2011, at 04:46 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 13-14 from:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running and conditioning can be performed
to:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running and conditioning can be undertaken
Changed lines 49-50 from:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running and conditioning can be performed
to:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running and conditioning can be undertaken
January 19, 2011, at 04:45 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 1-2 from:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN, each to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should also correspond to the VSN on the physical label on each module.
to:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN each, to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should correspond to the VSN on the physical label on the corresponding module.
Changed lines 13-14 from:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running
to:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running and conditioning can be performed
Changed line 16 from:

(if bank is occupied)

to:

(if required bank is occupied)

Changed lines 19-25 from:
  • Remove module from bank (carefully as module has significant weight)
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time. The other bank must be kept empty)
    • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
    • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlock)
    • Extend lever on module to the unlocked position
    • Insert module into Bank A and close the lever into the locked position
to:
  • Extract module from bank (carefully as module has significant weight)
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time. The other bank must be kept unselected)
    • For the Mark 5A computer
      • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
      • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlock)
    • For the module to be conditioned
      • Extend lever to the unlocked position
      • Insert into Bank A
      • Close the lever into the locked position
Changed lines 49-50 from:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running
to:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running and conditioning can be performed
Added line 52:

(if required bank is occupied)

Changed lines 55-56 from:
  • Remove module from bank(carefully as module has significant weight)
to:
  • Remove module from bank (carefully as module has significant weight)
Changed lines 58-61 from:
  • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
  • Key for required bank in vertical position (for unlock)
  • Handle on module in unlocked position
  • Insert module into required bank and lock module handle
to:
  • For the Mark 5B computer
    • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
    • Key for required bank in vertical position (for unlock)
  • For the module to be conditioned
    • Handle on module in unlocked position
    • Insert module into required bank
    • Close the lever into the locked position
January 19, 2011, at 04:37 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
January 19, 2011, at 04:34 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 119-124 from:
  1. >>dimino -m0 (This runs the software)
  2. >>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN)
  3. >>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
  4. >>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
  5. >>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label)
to:
January 19, 2011, at 04:33 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 113-119 from:
CommandAction
to:
CommandAction
>>dimino -m0This runs the software
>>vsn?This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN
>>protect=offThis will unlock the disks to be written into
>>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)Assigns VSN
>>vsn?This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label
January 19, 2011, at 04:30 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 96-97 from:
  • Remove the current module and repeat steps 2 to 5 for any other modules
to:
  • Remove the current module and repeat steps 2 to 5 to assign a VSN for any other modules
Added lines 112-113:
CommandAction
January 19, 2011, at 04:29 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed line 88 from:
‘->>tstMark5A-This runs the software
to:
>>tstMark5AThis runs the software
Deleted lines 93-98:
  1. >>tstMark5A (This runs the software)
  2. >>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN)
  3. >>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
  4. >>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
  5. >>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label)
January 19, 2011, at 04:28 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed line 86 from:
to:
January 19, 2011, at 04:27 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed line 86 from:
to:
January 19, 2011, at 04:27 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed line 81 from:
  • A new window with a free terminal needs to be selected at this stage to issue further commands. This can be done by pressing:
to:
  • A new window with a free terminal needs to be selected to issue further commands. This can be done by pressing:
Changed lines 83-84 from:
to:
until an available terminal is found
Added lines 86-94:
CommandAction
‘->>tstMark5A-This runs the software
>>vsn?This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN
>>protect=offThis will unlock the disks to be written into
>>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)Assigns VSN
>>vsn?This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label
January 19, 2011, at 04:20 AM by 131.217.63.165 -
Changed lines 1-2 from:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN, each to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should correspond to the VSN on the physical label on each module.
to:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN, each to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should also correspond to the VSN on the physical label on each module.
Changed line 11 from:
  • If the print out on the screen contains Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5 software is running
to:
  • If the screen print-out contains Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5 software is running
Changed lines 13-14 from:
  • If the print out on the screen does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running
to:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running
Changed line 16 from:

(if bank is full)

to:

(if bank is occupied)

Changed line 26 from:
  • Lock in module by turning Bank A key to horizontal position
to:
  • Lock in module by turning the Bank A key to the horizontal position
Changed line 34 from:
  • There will be some print outs on the screen followed by the question and prompt:
to:
  • There will be some print-outs on the screen followed by the question and prompt (to the effect):
Changed line 44 from:
  • If the print out on the screen contains dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is running
to:
  • If the screen print-out contains dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is running
Changed lines 46-47 from:
  • If the print out on the screen does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running
to:
  • If the screen print-out does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running
Changed line 55 from:
  • Key for required banks in vertical position (for unlock)
to:
  • Key for required bank in vertical position (for unlock)
Changed lines 57-58 from:
  • Insert module into required bank(s) and lock module handle
  • Lock in module(s) by turning required key to horizontal position
to:
  • Insert module into required bank and lock module handle
  • Lock in module by turning required key to horizontal position
Changed lines 66-68 from:
  • There will be some print outs on the screen followed by the question and prompt:
This action will erase all the data in Bank A and Bank B. Are you sure you want to continue (Y/N)?_
to:
  • There will be some print outs on the screen followed by the question and prompt (to the effect):
This action will erase all the data in Bank A (and Bank B). Are you sure you want to continue (Y/N)?_
January 18, 2011, at 05:02 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Added line 16:

(if bank is full)

Changed line 18 from:
  • Handle on module in unlocked position
to:
  • Extend lever on module to the unlocked position
Changed line 21 from:
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time. The other bank has to be kept vacant)
to:
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time. The other bank must be kept empty)
Changed lines 24-25 from:
  • Handle on module in unlocked position
  • Insert module into Bank A and lock module handle
to:
  • Extend lever on module to the unlocked position
  • Insert module into Bank A and close the lever into the locked position
Changed line 27 from:
  • Locked LED should indicate green
to:
  • The Locked LED should indicate green
January 18, 2011, at 04:57 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
January 18, 2011, at 04:56 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Changed lines 1-2 from:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN each to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should correspond to the VSN on the physical label on each module.
to:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN, each to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should correspond to the VSN on the physical label on each module.
Changed line 9 from:
  • Ensure Mark5 software is not running
to:
  • Ensure Mark5 software is not running before starting conditioning
Changed line 41 from:
  • Ensure dimino software is not running
to:
  • Ensure dimino software is not running before starting conditioning
January 18, 2011, at 04:52 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 72-73 from:

Assigning VSN for Mark 5A

to:

Assigning VSN using the Mark 5A

Changed lines 95-96 from:

Assigning VSN for Mark 5B

to:

Assigning VSN using the Mark 5B

January 18, 2011, at 04:50 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Changed lines 1-2 from:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments.
to:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments. They also have to be assigned a VSN each to mark them out with a unique digital signature. The digital VSN should correspond to the VSN on the physical label on each module.
Deleted lines 71-74:
Assigning a VSN to each individual module essentially marks them out with a unique digital signature.

January 18, 2011, at 04:47 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Added line 32:
Added line 35:
Added line 64:
Added line 67:
January 18, 2011, at 04:46 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Added line 2:
Added line 4:
Changed lines 7-8 from:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording in the Mark 5B.)

to:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording in the Mark 5B)

Added line 14:
Added line 19:
Added line 28:
Deleted line 35:

Changed lines 37-38 from:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5B CANNOT used for recording in the Mark 5A.)

to:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5B CANNOT used for recording in the Mark 5A)

Added line 44:
Added line 49:
Added line 58:
Deleted line 65:
Changed lines 70-71 from:

to:

Added line 73:
Added line 75:
Added line 79:
Added line 82:
Added line 90:
Added line 92:
Deleted lines 94-95:

Added line 96:
Added line 98:
Added line 102:
Added line 105:
Added line 113:
Added line 115:
January 18, 2011, at 04:41 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed line 35 from:
  • If the print out on the screen contains Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5 software is running
to:
  • If the print out on the screen contains dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is running
January 18, 2011, at 04:40 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Deleted lines 1-2:
Deleted lines 2-3:
Deleted lines 10-11:
Changed line 25 from:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
to:
into the command line
Changed lines 33-37 from:
to:
  • Ensure dimino software is not running
    • This can be done by entering >>ps -ef | grep dimino into the command line
    • If the print out on the screen contains Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5 software is running
      • It can be terminated by entering >>Enddim into the command line
    • If the print out on the screen does not contain dimino -m0, it means the dimino software is not running
Changed line 52 from:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
to:
into the command line
January 18, 2011, at 04:35 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 10-16 from:
to:
  • Ensure Mark5 software is not running
    • This can be done by entering >>ps -ef | grep Mark5A into the command line
    • If the print out on the screen contains Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5 software is running
      • It can be terminated by entering >>EndM5 into the command line
    • If the print out on the screen does not contain Mark5A -m0, it means the Mark5A software is not running
January 18, 2011, at 04:15 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Deleted line 76:
Changed lines 86-90 from:
>>tstdimino (This runs the software)
>>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN)
>>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
>>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
>>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label)
to:
  1. >>dimino -m0 (This runs the software)
  2. >>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN)
  3. >>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
  4. >>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
  5. >>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label)
  • The VSN has now been successfully assigned
  • Remove the current module and repeat steps 2 to 5 for any other modules
  • The program tstdimino now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstdimino
January 18, 2011, at 04:09 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 74-77 from:
  • The program >>tstMark5A now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running >>tstMark5A
to:
  • The program tstMark5A now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running tstMark5A
January 18, 2011, at 04:09 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 74-76 from:
to:
  • The program >>tstMark5A now has to be terminated once all VSNs have been assigned. This is done by entering ctr c into the terminal window running >>tstMark5A
January 18, 2011, at 04:06 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Changed lines 73-76 from:
  • Remove the current module and
to:
  • Remove the current module and repeat steps 2 to 5 for any other modules
January 18, 2011, at 04:05 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 67-71 from:
# >>tstMark5A (This runs the software)
# >>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN)
# >>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
# >>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
# >>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label)
to:
  1. >>tstMark5A (This runs the software)
  2. >>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN)
  3. >>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
  4. >>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
  5. >>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label)
January 18, 2011, at 04:04 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 15 from:
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time. The other bank has to be kept vacant.)
to:
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time. The other bank has to be kept vacant)
Changed lines 67-74 from:
>>tstMark5A (This runs the software)
>>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN.)
>>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
>>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
>>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label.)
to:
# >>tstMark5A (This runs the software)
# >>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN)
# >>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
# >>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
# >>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label)
  • The VSN has now been successfully assigned
  • Remove the current module and
Changed lines 78-90 from:

Assigning VSN for Mark 5B

to:

Assigning VSN for Mark 5B

  • Insert a module into the required bank (see for details on how to do this)
  • Once the Locked (green), Power (green), Ready (green) & Selected (red) LEDs are illuminated, enter:
>>dimino -m0
into the command line to run the software
  • A new window with a free terminal needs to be selected at this stage to issue further commands. This can be done by pressing:
ctr-alt-F1 or ctr-alt-F2 or ctr-alt-F3 and so on…
  • The following commands can then be entered into the free terminal to assign a VSN:
>>tstdimino (This runs the software)
>>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN)
>>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
>>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
>>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label)
January 18, 2011, at 04:00 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 71-74 from:
>>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN. Counter check this print-out with the physical label for the module.)
to:
>>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN to counter check with the physical label.)
January 17, 2011, at 05:06 AM by Vasaant Krishnan -
Changed lines 71-73 from:
to:
>>vsn? (This command should print out the assigned VSN. Counter check this print-out with the physical label for the module.)
January 17, 2011, at 05:03 AM by Vasaant Krishnan -
Changed line 62 from:
>>Mark5A —m0
to:
>>Mark5A -m0
Changed line 67 from:
‘->>tstMark5A-’ (This runs the software)
to:
>>tstMark5A (This runs the software)
January 17, 2011, at 05:02 AM by Vasaant Krishnan -
Changed line 62 from:
>>Mark5A -m0
to:
>>Mark5A —m0
January 17, 2011, at 05:01 AM by Vasaant Krishnan -
Changed line 64 from:
  • A new window needs to be selected at this stage to issue further commands. This can be done by pressing:
to:
  • A new window with a free terminal needs to be selected at this stage to issue further commands. This can be done by pressing:
Changed lines 66-68 from:
to:
  • The following commands can then be entered into the free terminal to assign a VSN:
‘->>tstMark5A-’ (This runs the software)
>>vsn? (This command should result in prints indicating that there is an error with detecting a VSN.)
>>protect=off (This will unlock the disks to be written into)
>>vsn=[enter required 8-character VSN here] (example: vsn=HOB+0023)
January 17, 2011, at 04:56 AM by Vasaant Krishnan -
Added line 7:

Added line 30:

Changed line 44 from:
  • Locked LED for corresponding bank(s) should indicate green
to:
  • Locked (green) LED for corresponding bank(s) should indicate green
Changed lines 56-57 from:
to:
Assigning a VSN to each individual module essentially marks them out with a unique digital signature.
Changed lines 60-68 from:
to:
  • Insert a module into the required bank (see for details on how to do this)
  • Once the Locked (green), Power (green), Ready (green) & Selected (red) LEDs are illuminated, enter:
>>Mark5A -m0
into the command line to run the software
  • A new window needs to be selected at this stage to issue further commands. This can be done by pressing:
ctr-alt-F1 or ctr-alt-F2 or ctr-alt-F3 and so on…
January 17, 2011, at 04:44 AM by Vasaant Krishnan -
Added lines 1-6:
Newly acquired recording modules will have to be conditioned (formatted) before they can be used for IVS experiments.

January 17, 2011, at 04:42 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Added lines 44-48:

January 17, 2011, at 04:39 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 18 from:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
to:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
Changed line 40 from:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
to:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
January 17, 2011, at 04:39 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 2 from:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording with the Mark 5B.)

to:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording in the Mark 5B.)

Changed line 13 from:
  • Lock in module by turning Bank A key into horizontal position
to:
  • Lock in module by turning Bank A key to horizontal position
Changed line 24 from:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5B CANNOT used for recording with the Mark 5A.)

to:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5B CANNOT used for recording in the Mark 5A.)

Changed lines 26-27 from:
  • Unmounting a module from Bank A
    • Turn key for Bank A into vertical position (for unlock)
to:
  • Unmounting a module
    • Turn key for bank into vertical position (for unlock)
Changed lines 29-30 from:
  • Remove module from Bank A(carefully as module has significant weight)
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time)
to:
  • Remove module from bank(carefully as module has significant weight)
  • Mounting a module into bank (NOTE: The Mark 5B is able to condition up to 2 modules at a time)
Changed line 32 from:
  • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlock)
to:
  • Key for required banks in vertical position (for unlock)
Changed lines 34-36 from:
  • Insert module into Bank A and lock module handle
  • Lock in module by turning Bank A key into horizontal position
    • Locked LED should indicate green
to:
  • Insert module into required bank(s) and lock module handle
  • Lock in module(s) by turning required key to horizontal position
    • Locked LED for corresponding bank(s) should indicate green
Changed line 42 from:
This action will erase all the data in Bank A. Are you sure you want to continue (Y/N)?_
to:
This action will erase all the data in Bank A and Bank B. Are you sure you want to continue (Y/N)?_
January 17, 2011, at 04:25 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 8 from:
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time)
to:
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time. The other bank has to be kept vacant.)
January 17, 2011, at 04:25 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 1 from:

Conditioning Modules on Mark 5A

to:

Conditioning Modules on the Mark 5A

Changed lines 4-5 from:
  • Unmounting a module from Bank A
    • Turn key for Bank A into vertical position (for unlock)
to:
  • Unmounting a module
    • Turn key for bank into vertical position (for unlock)
Changed line 7 from:
  • Remove module from Bank A(carefully as module has significant weight)
to:
  • Remove module from bank (carefully as module has significant weight)
Changed line 23 from:

Conditioning Modules on Mark 5B

to:

Conditioning Modules on the Mark 5B

January 17, 2011, at 04:23 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Changed line 2 from:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording with the Mark 5B as well)

to:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording with the Mark 5B.)

Changed lines 23-43 from:
to:

Conditioning Modules on Mark 5B

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5B CANNOT used for recording with the Mark 5A.)

  • Ensure dimino software is not running (see Assigning VSN for Mark 5B for how to do this)
  • Unmounting a module from Bank A
    • Turn key for Bank A into vertical position (for unlock)
    • Handle on module in unlocked position
    • Remove module from Bank A(carefully as module has significant weight)
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time)
    • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
    • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlock)
    • Handle on module in unlocked position
    • Insert module into Bank A and lock module handle
    • Lock in module by turning Bank A key into horizontal position
      • Locked LED should indicate green
      • Wait for Power (green), Ready (green) & Selected (red) LEDs to illuminate
  • Enter:
>>SSErase -c1 -m0
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
  • There will be some print outs on the screen followed by the question and prompt:
This action will erase all the data in Bank A. Are you sure you want to continue (Y/N)?_
  • Input decision as y or n and hit Enter
January 17, 2011, at 04:22 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Changed line 2 from:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording with the Mark 5B as well)

to:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording with the Mark 5B as well)

January 17, 2011, at 04:22 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Added line 2:

(NOTE: Modules conditioned on the Mark 5A CAN used for recording with the Mark 5B as well)

January 17, 2011, at 04:21 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Changed line 7 from:
  • Mounting a module into Bank A
to:
  • Mounting a module into Bank A (NOTE: The Mark 5A is only able to condition 1 module at a time)
January 17, 2011, at 04:19 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 2 from:
to:
January 17, 2011, at 04:19 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 20-22 from:
  • Input decision as ‘y@ or @n’ and hit Enter
to:
  • Input decision as y or n and hit Enter
January 17, 2011, at 04:19 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 20-22 from:
  • Input decision as y or n and hit Enter
to:
  • Input decision as ‘y@ or @n’ and hit Enter
January 17, 2011, at 04:18 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Changed lines 18-21 from:
  • There will be some print outs on the screen followed by the question:
This action will erase all the data in Bank A. Are you sure you want to continue (Y/N)?
to:
  • There will be some print outs on the screen followed by the question and prompt:
This action will erase all the data in Bank A. Are you sure you want to continue (Y/N)?_
  • Input decision as y or n and hit Enter
January 17, 2011, at 04:17 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Changed lines 18-19 from:
to:
  • There will be some print outs on the screen followed by the question:
This action will erase all the data in Bank A. Are you sure you want to continue (Y/N)?
January 17, 2011, at 04:15 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 16 from:
SSErase -c1 -m0
to:
>>SSErase -c1 -m0
January 17, 2011, at 04:15 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 15-16 from:
  • Enter: SSErase -c1 -m0
to:
  • Enter:
SSErase -c1 -m0
January 17, 2011, at 04:15 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 16-18 from:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
to:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
January 17, 2011, at 04:14 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 15-17 from:
  • Enter: SSErase -c1 -m0
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)
to:
  • Enter: SSErase -c1 -m0
    into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE, VASAANT)
January 17, 2011, at 04:14 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 15 from:
  • Enter: SSErase -c1 -m0
to:
  • Enter: SSErase -c1 -m0
January 17, 2011, at 04:14 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
January 17, 2011, at 04:13 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 16-17 from:
→ into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)
to:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)
January 17, 2011, at 04:13 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 16-17 from:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)
to:
→ into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)
January 17, 2011, at 04:13 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 16-17 from:

into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)

to:
into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)
January 17, 2011, at 04:13 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 15-16 from:
  • Enter: SSErase -c1 -m0 into command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)
to:
  • Enter: SSErase -c1 -m0

into the command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)

January 17, 2011, at 04:12 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 13-15 from:
  • Locked LED should indicate
  • Wait for Power, Ready & Selected LEDs to illuminate
to:
  • Locked LED should indicate green
  • Wait for Power (green), Ready (green) & Selected (red) LEDs to illuminate
  • Enter: SSErase -c1 -m0 into command line (CHECK THIS STEP WITH JAMIE VASAANT)
January 17, 2011, at 04:09 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed lines 3-5 from:
  • Mount an empty module in Bank A
    • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
    • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlock)
to:
  • Unmounting a module from Bank A
    • Turn key for Bank A into vertical position (for unlock)
Added lines 6-10:
  • Remove module from Bank A(carefully as module has significant weight)
  • Mounting a module into Bank A
    • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
    • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlock)
    • Handle on module in unlocked position
January 17, 2011, at 04:06 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
Changed line 3 from:
  • Mount empty module
to:
  • Mount an empty module in Bank A
January 17, 2011, at 03:47 AM by 131.217.6.8 -
January 17, 2011, at 03:15 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 8 from:
  • Lock in module by turning ‘-Bank A- key into horizontal position
to:
  • Lock in module by turning Bank A key into horizontal position
January 17, 2011, at 03:14 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed lines 4-8 from:
  • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
  • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlocked)
to:
  • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
  • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlock)
  • Handle on module in unlocked position
  • Insert module into Bank A and lock module handle
  • Lock in module by turning ‘-Bank A- key into horizontal position
    • Locked LED should indicate
    • Wait for Power, Ready & Selected LEDs to illuminate
January 17, 2011, at 03:10 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 2 from:
to:
Changed lines 4-8 from:
to:
  • Ensure Power LED at bottom left of rack is indicating
  • Key for Bank A in vertical position (for unlocked)
January 17, 2011, at 03:00 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 8 from:
to:

January 17, 2011, at 03:00 AM by 131.217.6.7 -
Changed line 2 from:
to:
Added line 5:

Added line 8:
January 17, 2011, at 02:56 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Changed line 2 from:
  • Ensure Mark5 is not running
to:
Added lines 4-7:

Assigning VSN for Mark 5A

Assigning VSN for Mark 5B

January 17, 2011, at 02:53 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Changed line 1 from:
  1. !! Conditioning Modules on Mark 5A
to:

Conditioning Modules on Mark 5A

January 17, 2011, at 02:53 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Changed lines 1-3 from:

Conditioning Modules on Mark 5A

  • Ensure Mark5 is offline
to:
  1. !! Conditioning Modules on Mark 5A
  • Ensure Mark5 is not running
  • Mount empty module
January 17, 2011, at 02:50 AM by 131.217.6.9 -
Changed lines 2-4 from:

Test Heading

this is a test

to:

Conditioning Modules on Mark 5A

  • Ensure Mark5 is offline
January 17, 2011, at 02:44 AM by 131.217.6.6 -
Added lines 1-4:

Test Heading

this is a test

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