EPICS: MPF - Message Passing Faclity

Module Owner: Marty Kraimer


This page is the home of MPF. The following components are provided:

MPF provides the following features: Please email any comments and bug reports to _Marty Kraimer_ who is responsible for coordinating development and releases.

This support is intended for applications that satisfy one or more of the following requirements:

Operating System Independent (OSI) version

Beginning with release 2-0, MPF uses the OSI calls from base, i.e. it now runs on all platform supported by epics Base 3.14. See: mpfosi

Hardware Supported

Beginning with release R1-5,  the only hardware support supplied with mpf is for IP carriers supported by the ipac support.  The following support is available elsewhere:

Where to Find the R1-x releases

You can download the software  from the links in the table below:
 
Module Version EPICS Release Filename Documentation Release Notes Known Problems
R1-10 3.13.6 mpf1-10.tar.gz  mpf.html  releaseNotes.html problems.html
R1-8 3.13.5 mpf1-8.tar.gz  mpf.html  releaseNotes.html problems.html
R1-7 3.13.5 mpf1-7.tar.gz  mpf.html  releaseNotes.html problems.html
R1-6 3.13.3 mpf1-6.tar.gz  mpf.html  releaseNotes.html
R1-5 3.13.1  mpf1-5.tar.gz   mpf.html   releaseNotes.html problems.html
R1-4 3.13.1  mpfR1-4.tar.gz  mpf.html  releaseNotes.html
R1-3 3.13.1  mpfR1-3.tar.gz  mpf.html  releaseNotes.html
R1-2 3.13.1  mpfR1-2.tar.gz  mpf.html None
R1-0 3.13.1  mpfR1-0.tar.gz  mpf.html None

Required Modules

Beginning with R1-3 mpf uses Andrew Johnson's  IPAC support.
 
MPF Version  Requires module Release needed
R1-5
ipac
vxWorks
R2-1
5.3
R1-4
 ipac
vxWorks
R2-1
5.3
R1-3
ipac
vxWorks
R2-1
5.3

Installation and Building

The mpf documentation explains how to install and build.

In Use

This software was originally developed by Marty Kraimer (ANL/APS) as a replacement for HIDEOS.
Marty Kraimer