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Subject: RE: labCA and EPICS_CA_MAX_ARRAY_BYTES
From: John Dobbins <john.dobbins@cornell.edu>
To: "Allison, Stephanie" <saa@slac.stanford.edu>, EPICS Tech-Talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 12:34:14 -0400
Stephanie et al.,

My mistake. I wasn't setting EPICS_CA_MAX_ARRAY_BYTES correctly on the IOC and was wrong about caget working (the error message was buried by lots of zeros).

Thanks for the reality check.

John




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From: Allison, Stephanie [saa@slac.stanford.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 11:19 AM
To: John Dobbins; EPICS Tech-Talk
Subject: RE: labCA and EPICS_CA_MAX_ARRAY_BYTES

Hi John,

I can use labCA (version labca_3_1) to get large arrays.

spearpc12lx:~>printenv EPICS_CA_MAX_ARRAY_BYTES
4200000
spearpc12lx:~>matlab -nojvm

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adding spear specific paths to MATLABPATH
>> lcaGet('140-ADC:orbitHist.NUSE')
Initializing labCA Release '$Name:  $'...
Author: Till Straumann <strauman@slac.stanford.edu>

ans =

      132000

>> lcaGet('140-ADC:orbitHist')

ans =

   1.0e+08 *

  Columns 1 through 19

       NaN    0.0000       NaN       NaN    0.0000    0.0000   -0.0000       NaN    0.0000    0.0000    0.0000       NaN    0.0000    0.0000    0.0000       NaN   -0.0000    0.0000   -0.0000

etc etc

Stephanie Allison

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tech-talk-bounces@aps.anl.gov [mailto:tech-talk-bounces@aps.anl.gov] On Behalf
> Of John Dobbins
> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 7:56 AM
> To: EPICS Tech-Talk
> Subject: labCA and EPICS_CA_MAX_ARRAY_BYTES
>
> Is it possible to use labCA to retrieve arrays larger than 16K?
>
> I have EPICS_CA_MAX_ARRAY_BYTES set to a large number and verified that caget
> will retrieve a large array but labCA 3.1 returns an error.
>
> >> data= lcaGet('IBLEMS01_data', 120000);
> Initializing labCA Release '$Name: labca_3_1 $'...
> Author: Till Straumann <strauman@slac.stanford.edu>
> ??? Error using ==> lcaGet
> multi_ezca_get -  ezcaGetWithStatus(): get_callback() : The requested data transfer is
> greater than
>
>
>
> John Dobbins
>
> Cornell University
> Laboratory for Elementary-Particle Physics


References:
labCA and EPICS_CA_MAX_ARRAY_BYTES John Dobbins
RE: labCA and EPICS_CA_MAX_ARRAY_BYTES Allison, Stephanie

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