Frequently asked questions

What does uHAL stand for?

uHAL stands for uTCA Hardware Access Library, where uTCA stands for Micro Telecommunication Advaced Architecture.

What documentation do you have about the IPbus suite?

End-user documentation:

Latest publication: IPbus: a flexible Ethernet-based control system for xTCA hardware, proceedings of TWEPP 2014.

Latest status report: Latest project status report, TWEPP 2014, 24th September 2014.

IPbus protocol v2.0 specification

What are the current IPbus performance measurements?

The current IPbus measurements (latency and block transfer throughput) can be checked here; the same measurements are outlined in the TWEPP 2014 proceedings, linked to above.