Phar Lap ETS Real-Time Operating System 2016 Q4 Patch

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Table of Contents

  1. System Requirements
  2. Fixed Issue
  3. Installing the Patch
  4. Legal Information

1. System Requirements

This patch updates the Phar Lap ETS real-time operating system that installs with the LabVIEW 2013 SP1 Real-Time Module, LabVIEW 2014 SP1 Real-Time Module, LabVIEW 2015 SP1 Real-Time Module, LabVIEW 2016 Real-Time Module, NI VeriStand 2013 SP1, NI VeriStand 2015 SP1, and NI VeriStand 2016. You must have at least one of these products installed before you can apply this patch. Refer to the corresponding readmes for system requirements and supported operating systems.


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2. Fixed Issue

Real-time controllers running the Phar Lap ETS real-time operating system could experience memory corruption issues, where the data buffer used for file writes is corrupted if written at an odd byte offset. The most commonly affected code path involves the DAQmx API's TDMS logging feature and the DAQmx Read VI. The logged TDMS files record the data correctly but the data output of the DAQmx Read VI could generate inaccurate results. This update is strongly recommended for LabVIEW Real-Time Module users with RT PXI, cRIO-9081/9082, cDAQ 9138/9139, NI 8353 RT, and NI 3100/3110 targets. This issue was tracked by CAR 593319.


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3. Installing the Patch

Complete the following steps to install the patch:

  1. Log in as an administrator.
  2. Close all NI software.
  3. Unzip RTQ42016.zip and run setup.exe.
  4. Verify that the patch installs correctly. Verify that readme_RTQ42016Patch.html is now found in <NI DIR>\RT Images\Base\13.0.1\.
  5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 for all development systems where you want to install the patch.
  6. To install the patched version of the Phar Lap ETS real-time operating system to RT PXI, cRIO-9081/9082, cDAQ 9138/9139, NI 8353 RT, or NI 3100/3110 targets, use NI MAX to reinstall their software.
  7. If using a multi-core target, ensure NI RT Extensions for SMP (MultiCore Support) 16.0.1 is installed.



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4. Legal Information

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