>From: address@hidden >Organization: Western Michigan >Keywords: 200003251752.KAA09200 McIDAS-X installation Elen, Don no longer is involved in McIDAS support, so you will have to deal with me :-) >I feel very embarassed to say that we have not had LDM/McIDAS running at WMU >for most of this academic year. What happened was that since our Meteorology >Lab was upgraded to 20 Sun workstations and our operational system changed to >Solaris, we had no student help at this College, who knew UNIX administration. >So I have been just borrowing educational materials from some of the UNIDATA >sites to teach my labs. This seems like a waste given that you nowhave 20 Sun workstations that you could be using actively. >I also have taken more responsabilities at the administration level. >Essentially, since past November I have been the Geography Department >Acting Chair. How do you keep up with all of this? >During our Winter break, when I went to SSEC to work on my >research, I told my problem to Bob Fox and to Tom Whitaker and they suggested >that Chad Johnson could help me with it. Chad is very capable. I am sure that he could get things working if he had enought time. >Chad installed LDM but he ran into problems linking McIDAS to LDM. I am not quite sure of what you mean here. Are you referring to the ldm-mcidas decoders, or are you referring to getting McIDAS-XCD working with the LDM? >Can you help me on this? Yes, absolutely. >I can give you my account information on ldm, mcidas and >mcadde at WMU. I will need this and: o root login (to make sure that the LDM is properly installed and operational) and to make sure that the McIDAS remote ADDE server is properly installed and working o a more detailed message about exactly what you want setup >I have students who need to use McIDAS for their research >project, but they don't have any experience with UNIX administration. OK, no problem. I can get to work on your system(s) sometime this week (after receiving the appropriate login and machine information). >Please, let me know if you can bring McIDAS back to life at WMU. Can do. >Thank you so much! You are welcome. Tom
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