Monte Carlo reconstruction in the online FARMs

Author: Jose Hernandez, e-mail:, office: 7224 (Zeuthen), 4846 (Hamburg), mobile 01704509401

  1. Starting the DAQ gui for MC production

  2. In hb-cr10 in the hbshift account execute the command  /online/ONLINE/pro/Linux_intel/bin/start_mc
  3. Configuring the DAQ for running MC production

  4. Click on "New Run". The run configuration window will pop up. In the list of run types click on "MCrepro". The MC repro menu pops up. Select one of the items in the list and press OK. You get a yellow window with the MC reconstruction configuration (geometry version, CnA versions and input streams). Dismiss this window and click OK at the bottom of the run configuration window. Click OK in the window that pops us asking you if you are ready to start the run. The run control GUI will show up.
  5. Starting the run

  6. In the run control window press the "Menu" button and then "create". All the processes will be created in the same way as in a normal data taking or reprocessing run. When the system is in the INITIALIZED state, press "Ready" to bring the system to the READY state and then press "Start" to bring the system to the RUN state.
That's it!  The events are archived automatically to tape.