Taming the Viper: Software Upgrade for VFAUser and Viper

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This report describes the procedure and properties of the software upgrade for the Vibration Performance Recorder. The upgrade will check the 20 memory cards for proper read/write operation. The upgrade was successfully installed and uploaded into the Viper and the field laptop. The memory checking routine must run overnight to complete the test, although the laptop need only be connected to the Viper unit until the downloading routine is finished. The routine has limited ability to recognize incomplete or corrupt header and footer files. The routine requires 400 Megabytes of free hard disk space. There is one minor technical flaw ... continued below

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DORIN,RANDALL T. & MOSER III,JOHN C. August 8, 2000.

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This report describes the procedure and properties of the software upgrade for the Vibration Performance Recorder. The upgrade will check the 20 memory cards for proper read/write operation. The upgrade was successfully installed and uploaded into the Viper and the field laptop. The memory checking routine must run overnight to complete the test, although the laptop need only be connected to the Viper unit until the downloading routine is finished. The routine has limited ability to recognize incomplete or corrupt header and footer files. The routine requires 400 Megabytes of free hard disk space. There is one minor technical flaw detailed in the conclusion.

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OSTI as DE00761857

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  • Student Symposium 2000, Albuquerque, NM (US), 08/10/2000

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  • Report No.: SAND2000-2021C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 761857
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc716985

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DORIN,RANDALL T. & MOSER III,JOHN C. Taming the Viper: Software Upgrade for VFAUser and Viper, article, August 8, 2000; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc716985/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.