EPICS: MPF - Message Passing Faclity

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

MPF provides the following features:

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 EPICS 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 unbundled support files were spread about the internet, but have now all been deleted as this software is obselete.

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 mpf1-4.tar.gz mpf.html releaseNotes.html
R1-3 3.13.1 mpf1-3.tar.gz mpf.html releaseNotes.html
R1-2 3.13.1 mpf1-2.tar.gz mpf.html None
R1-0 3.13.1 mpf1-0.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

In Use

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


Marty Kraimer