>From: Eirh-Yu Hsie <address@hidden> >Organization: Aeronomy Laboratory/NOAA >Keywords: 200307301619.h6UGJWLd013737 IDD NIMAGE ldm-mcidas pngg2gini Hsie, >After someone (?) added the new decoders for GINI data in rainbow >(RedHat Linux 8) and blizzard (Sparc Solaris 8), That was me. I was caught off guard by the NWS announcement yesterday that the GOES-WEST GINI images in NOAAPORT were being compressed starting today (and the GOES-East will be compressed starting tomorrow). I had been working under the assumption that this change was going to occur in late August/early September. I learned of the change yesterday at about 2 pm. I spent the rest of the afternoon cutting a new ldm-mcidas distribution that has a new utility, zlibg2gini, that will uncompress the Zlib compressed NOAAPORT images. I then installed this release, ldm-mcidas-2003, on all of the machines receiving the IDD NIMAGE datastream that I have access to with the intention of informing folks about the change this afternoon. rainbow and blizzard are two of these machines. I apologize if doing the installation was unwelcome. >the decoders in the >Linux system are running fine. But they died in the Solaris system with >write error: This is very strange. The same binaries are running on motherlode.ucar.edu, also a Solaris Sparc 5.8 system, with no errors. I am investigating the problem on blizzard now. >Jul 30 16:11:05 blizzard pqact: pipe_dbufput: >-closezlibg2gini-n-llogs/png.logdata/sat/gini/WEST-CONUS/1km/VIS/VIS_20030730_ > 1600 >write error >Jul 30 16:11:05 blizzard pqact: pipe_prodput: trying again >Jul 30 16:11:05 blizzard pqact: pbuf_flush (6) write: Broken pipe >Jul 30 16:11:05 blizzard pqact: pipe_dbufput: >-closezlibg2gini-n-llogs/png.logdata/sat/gini/WEST-CONUS/1km/VIS/VIS_20030730_ > 1600 >write error >Jul 30 16:11:06 blizzard pqact: pbuf_flush (6) write: Broken pipe ... Tom
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