[Hallc_running] [New Logentry] RC daily update
simona at jlab.org
simona at jlab.org
Thu May 3 12:40:04 EDT 2018
About 20 minutes before 5 pm yesterday the main router went down and this impacted operations severely.
Here is a list of entries that explain the symptoms and consequences of what happened on the accelerator and cryo side and show the progression of the recovery so far:
general entry from accelerator operator summarizing what happened: https://logbooks.jlab.org/entry/3571073
updates on the router recovery: https://logbooks.jlab.org/entry/3571121 and https://logbooks.jlab.org/entry/3571124
update on controls recovery: https://logbooks.jlab.org/entry/3571212 , https://logbooks.jlab.org/entry/3571273
updates on cryo: https://logbooks.jlab.org/entry/3571068, https://logbooks.jlab.org/entry/3571058
On the Hall C side and related to the router outage: we lost target controls for a while but the targets stayed stable (we switched loop 2 and 3 to the aux HPH). The HMS and SHMS magnets suffered no impact from the incident.
Unrelated to the router issue, cdaql3 hung few minutes before 4 pm and it had to be rebooted (the reboot was completed in about 2 hours).
>From MCC meeting this morning:
Recovery from the router outage continues. The accelerator experienced some hardware failures and those were being addressed. The plan was to continue with the pass change for Hall A and go through beam restoration to all halls once all the issues are addressed (a list of issues to be addressed from the PD is shown here: https://accweb.acc.jlab.org/presenter/presentation/5523#2 ) .
The best guess for beam restoration to Hall C as of this morning was sometime during the swing shift.
Since the MCC 8 am meeting the CHL1 tripped (around 9 am) and now the South Linac is down. I just got an update from the Crew Chief: the pump-down of the SL started about 1 hour ago. The hope is still to restore beam to C sometime during the swing shift.
Lastly, there was more work done on the SHMS Heavy Gas Cherenkov yesterday during the controlled access: the bottom PMTs were replaced with a quartz window Photonis PMT and a borosilicate window PMT with wavelength shifter. The PMTs have seen no beam yet (in C).
Hall C Daily RC meeting: 1:30 p.m. in the conference room located on the second floor of the counting house.
Remote participation via Blue Jeans:
Meeting ID: 543903672
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This is a plain text email for clients that cannot display HTML. The full logentry can be found online at https://logbooks.jlab.org/entry/3571358
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