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Subject: Re: [StreamDevice] parsing rapid inputs
From: Pavel Masloff <pavel.masloff@gmail.com>
To: Mark Rivers <rivers@cars.uchicago.edu>
Cc: EPICS Tech Talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 18:09:08 +0400
Hi Mark,

asynOctetSetInputEos("${PORT1}", -1, "\n")
asynOctetSetOutputEos("${PORT1}", -1, "\n")

Should I set them both to "\n\r"?

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 6:00 PM, Mark Rivers <rivers@cars.uchicago.edu> wrote:

How have you set the input EOS on your asyn port?  Have you overridden this by explicitly defining a terminator in your stream protocol file?

 

If you define the terminator as “\n\r” for the asyn port and don’t define it in your protocol file then I don’t think you should have this problem, because the read won’t complete until it finds and consume the \r (CR) character.

 

Mark

 

 

From: tech-talk-bounces@aps.anl.gov [mailto:tech-talk-bounces@aps.anl.gov] On Behalf Of Pavel Masloff
Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 3:15 AM
To: Dirk Zimoch; EPICS Tech Talk
Subject: [StreamDevice] parsing rapid inputs

 

Hello,

I have run into a problem lately. I have sort of a slow device - a TDS2024 scope. So when I run my IOC, I expect StreamDevice to initialize my PVs. So there are ~ 20 PVs I want to initialize. And every once in a while I get the following error message in epics shell:

2012/05/30 13:02:25.211 L2 TDS2024:probe_ch2: got "<0d>:CH2:PROBE 1" where ":CH2:PROBE " was expected

This <0d> character (or CR) is driving me mad. This is because it was supposed to be the terminator of the previous input (here is the whole string together with the one above):

2012/05/30 13:02:25.124 /dev/ttyUSB0 read 13
:CH1:PROBE 1\n
2012/05/30 13:02:25.211 L2 TDS2024:probe_ch2: got "<0d>:CH2:PROBE 1" where ":CH2:PROBE " was expected


As you can see, there is an \r missing. So my <0d> comes as a part of the input ":CH2:PROBE 1" - so I get "<0d>:CH2:PROBE 1"  instead which causes the error.
How can I fix this?
I have tried using the @mismatch handler, but it doesn't work within the @init handler.

And you will never know which PV will not initialize next.
As an comparison, my TPS2024 and TPS2024B scopes are fast enough to stumble upon this. No problem there.


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Best regards,


Pavel Maslov, MS
Controls Engineer at Pulsed power Lab
Efremov Institute for Electro-Physical Apparatus
St. Petersburg, Russia

Mobile: +7 (951) 672 22 19
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Best regards,


Pavel Maslov, MS
Controls Engineer at Pulsed power Lab
Efremov Institute for Electro-Physical Apparatus
St. Petersburg, Russia

Mobile: +7 (951) 672 22 19
Landline: +7 (812) 461 01 01


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