Taming the Viper: Software Upgrade for VFAUser and Viper Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Taming the Viper: Software Upgrade for VFAUser and Viper

Creator

  • Author: DORIN,RANDALL T.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: MOSER III,JOHN C.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: US Department of Energy (United States)

Publisher

  • Name: Sandia National Laboratories
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Additional Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)

Date

  • Creation: 2000-08-08

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: 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.
  • Physical Description: 8 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: V Codes
  • Keyword: Modifications
  • STI Subject Categories: 99 General And Miscellaneous//Mathematics, Computing, And Information Science
  • Keyword: Programming
  • Keyword: Artificial Intelligence
  • Keyword: Defects

Source

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

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article

Format

  • Text

Identifier

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

Note

  • Display Note: OSTI as DE00761857
  • Display Note: Medium: P; Size: 8 pages