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SIS315x USB to VME Interface LINUX access right issue

In particular with newer Linux distributions it can happen that a SIS315x cannot be accessed via USB.The “OpenTest” program will terminate with the following error message in that case: Hello world!device 0path: 002/005vendor: 1657product: 3153Error in ‘Sis3150usb_OpenDriver_And_Download_FX2_Setup’: -1 The error … Continue reading

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SIS1100 Linux Driver 2.16 under AlmaLinux 9.4

Issue:Possible use of change from mainline kernel 6.4.0 in transition from AlmaLinux 9.2 to 9.4 (5.14.0-284 -> 5.14.9-427) Error:> Error: too many arguments for function »class_create«> 573 | sis1100_global.class = class_create(THIS_MODULE,> “sis1100”);Workaround:sis1100_autoconf_linux.c ca. line 570:sis1100_global.class = class_create(THIS_MODULE, “sis1100”);change to:sis1100_global.class = … Continue reading

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OpenSource Article on SIS1160/SFMC 2.5 GSPS 14-Bit High Count Rate Data Aquisition

Under the Link below you can access a repository, that contains raw experimental data acquired during a gELBE beam time in October 2023. In this setup, a bremsstrahlung beam of up to 12.5 MeV energy in 13 MHz pulses irradiates … Continue reading

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NIM A Article on the Use of 2.5 GSPS 14-Bit SIS1160/SFMC01 PCIe Digitizer for Prompt Gamma-ray Measurements During Proton Therapy Treatments

The use of a SIS1160 PCI Express carrier with a SFMC01 Digitizer FMC for dead-time free data acquisition during proton therapy treatments is described in the NIM A article under the link below: A dead-time-free data acquisition system for prompt … Continue reading

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SIS1100-e2/eCMC Fujitsu BIOS Freeze (and Change of Size of Mapped Window)

Issue: PC with SIS1100-e/eCMC freezes/hangs at power up. Reported by Marcus Fleck from DESY for a Fujitsu d3598-b13 mainboard initially. Solution: Change the PCI Class ID from: 07h Simple Communications Device to: 06h Other Bridge device Software and instructions for … Continue reading

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SIS1100 Driver With Windows 10 HVCI Signature

Some Windows 10 systems (typically new machines) with the most recent Version 2004 of the operating system have HVCI (Hypervisor-protected Code Integrity) activated. The used German expression is ‚Kernisolation’.Drivers from onwards are furnished with HVCI compliant driver signage. Older … Continue reading

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SIS8300/8325/x PROM IDCODE not recognized by Impact

The current Winbond PROM W25Q64JVSSIMT& (which is used on several Struck products) has an ID code that is not supported by the Impact software (yet?).You have to set the following environment variable on the PC you are using the JTAG … Continue reading

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SIS3153 USB VfyAlloc Error with Windows driver 1.1

Issue: “error Usb driver VfyAlloc” upon vme_A16D16_read() with LabWindows CVI  V2015 on Windows 7 machine with driver version 1.1   Fix: Upgrade to driver version 1.2

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LLRF Workshop Poster on ESS AXI based Firmware Framework w. SIS8300-KU Digitizer Implementation

A Poster on “The ESS FPGA Framework and its Application on the ESS LLRF System” was presented during the 2017 LLRF Workshop in Barcelona. The framework was developed in a close cooperation between ESS ERIC, Lund University and Struck Innovative … Continue reading

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SIS1100e PEX8311 V2 EEPROM File

Prefetchable base address capability has to be enabled on the PEX8311 PCI Express to local bus bridge chip to perform 64-bit direct master or DMA transfers. This is of relevance on machines from 4 GB of memory on. The corresponding … Continue reading

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