>From: Michael Keables <address@hidden> >Organization: Geography Dept, University of Denver >Keywords: 200009062321.e86NL0N01678 ldm-mcidas LDM pqact Mike, I just saw that you FTPed the latest ldm-mcidas distribution. >I'm trying to modify my pqact.conf file to allow for the decoding of the PNG >image files. I made the changes to the file as explained on the web page but >when I run pqactcheck, I get an unrecognizable feedtype error. Here is the >section of pqact.conf that I changed: > ># >#### Unidata-Wisconsin channel image (AREA) files ># > >#MCIDAS ^(LWTOA3 .*) ># PIPE -close ># lwtoa3 -d data/mcidas -v > >MCIDAS ^pnga2area Q. (..) (.*) (.*) (.*) (.*) (........) (....) > PIPE -close > pnga2area -d /var/data/mcidas -r \1,\2 > >(tab begins second and third line) > >What's wrong and how do I fix it? Are you sure that the line before the 'MCIDAS ^pnga2area' does not have a blank in it? Are you sure that there is not blank at the beginning of the 'MCIDAS ^pnga2area' line? It is as though the pqactcheck is seeing something at the beginning of a line and trying to interpret that as a feed type. One other thing. The action you have setup will decode the CIMSS images that were put into the datastream at the end of June. I have had one site that had a problem in doing this _without_ first adding the CIMSS products to their routing table. To add the CIMSS products to your routing table (if you have not already done so), do the following: <login as 'mcidas'> cd workdata ftp ftp.unidata.ucar.edu cd pub/mcidas get CIMSS.BAT quit batch.k CIMSS.BAT Do this before turning the LDM on. >Thanks in advance. No problem. Let me know if you continue to have problems getting the pqact.conf entries setup. Tom
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