>From: Erick Lorenz <address@hidden> >Organization: UC Davis >Keywords: 200009220039.e8M0dBb07890 McIDAS-X 7.60 Linux Erick, >Whatever you did it works! I am getting MD files. The XCD decoders were exiting and restarting continuously. The XCD_START.LOG file in ~mcidas/workdata was 9 MB large this morning as a result of the constant restarts. What was needed was a viable copy of SYSKEY.TAB in /var/data/xcd. Since the MCGUI uses values from this file, and since you have your ingest/decode split between the /var/data/mcidas and /var/data/xcd directories, I did the following: <as 'ldm'> ldmadmin stop <as 'mcidas'> cd /var/data/mcidas cp ~mcidas/data/SYSKEY.TAB . (the copy of SYSKEY.TAB there was empty) cd /var/data/xcd ln /var/data/mcidas/SYSKEY.TAB . ln /var/data/mcidas/ROUTE.SYS . I also RELeased the creation of composite imagery: cd ~/workdata route.k REL C route.k REL N <as 'ldm'> ldmadmin start This was what was needed to fix the problem. I did more, however: <as 'ldm'> <edited .cshrc and added /bin and removed the ldm-mcidas directory from PATH> <copied all needed ldm-mcidas decoders from /usr/local/ldm-mcidas/ldm-mcidas-7.6.4/bin to ~ldm/decoders. I mentioned that this was my recommended way of setting up the decoders during our phone conversation yesterday.> cd etc <edited all copies of ldmd.conf and change the request lines to split the request for MCIDAS off of the request for other data. I also added the request for FSL2 data and a request for NLDN data> <edited pqact.conf and added entries at the bottom for decoding of NLDN and FSL2 (wind profiler) data> You should take a look at ldmd.conf (and the failover copies) to see what was done. You need to contact SUNY Albany and ask them to update their LDM ALLOWs so that atm20 can get the NLDN data. Send the email to address@hidden One last note, I saw the XCD decoders stop (disappear from a 'ps -u ldm' listing) a couple of times. You should keep an eye on this to make sure that it was an abberation. >The xcd directory is much smaller now so the scour must be working. I deleted all .IDX and .XCD files to let things start afresh. The scouring _is_ setup and working also. >I am going to set up those accounts today. I will let you know how they work. I will be out of the office from tomorrow through Sunday. Tom
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