- CPU: x86 2+ GHz, 1 GB RAM required, 2 GB recommended
- PCI-Express slot (1x, 4x or 16x)
- 64-bit OS: RHEL, Fedora, Scientific Linux, CentOS
- Internet connection
Setup Software Repositories
Install Software Packages
Install vmedaq package:
yum install vmedaq
RPM packages are provided by APEL repository.
Reboot the system. M-Link kernel module pexml is loaded automatically by udev.
Install M-Link card
Power-off, install the M-Link network card. Turn on, wait until system is up. Power on the VME chassis. Check optical link status, green led should lit on both sides.
Test VMEDAQ Basic Operation
Run the data acquisition control program in terminal:
[user@localhost ~]$ vmedaq ...
It should print the insformation about the VME modules found and wait silently for commands send by vmegui.
Do not login as root. It is not necessary. Use regular user account.
Run vmegui. It should show the VMEDAQ Control Panel, button Reset will be highlighted green.
Please proceed to VMEDAQ Operators Manual for further information.
Currently tar.gz archives are not provided directly, please get rpm tool and download SRPMS packages from APEL repository