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TexLive 2015 now available on the filer

The latest version of TeXLive is now available on the filer in /usr/groups/texlive. Using the standard TeXLive naming convention, it is in the directory 2015. The symb links oldest, current and latest point to 2012, 2013 and 2015 respectively.

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Disruption to Xen clients

Some Xen domUs failed. Continue reading

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DHCP servers upgraded

DHCP servers replaced Continue reading

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Another power glitch 2015-03-03 03:06:24

This time it killed a switch ad (at least) two discs.

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West Cambridge power problem 2015/02/23

Power problems 9PM on Mon 23 Feb Continue reading

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slogin server upgrade

slogin will move to Ubuntu 14.04 Continue reading

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NFS version 4

Support for NFS version 4 has now been enabled on the main NetApp filer “elmer”. The change is upwards compatible in the sense that the older protocol remains available as well. However client systems which support multiple versions will normally … Continue reading

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WGB power cut 2014/11/09 17:43

There was a power cut in the WGB just before 17:43 for about ten seconds. See UIS report for their timeline.

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internal ‘sysdata’ web service fist to move to NFS sec=sys

sysadat has moved to Ubuntu apache 2.4 NFS sec=sys Continue reading

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Matlab updated to R2014b

The version of Matlab used on lab Linux systems has been updated from R2013b to R2014b. Condor users should be aware that the pathname of the version of Matlab that they should use under condor has also changed, seeĀ  http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/local/sys/unix/applications/condor/condor-6.8.html#matlab … Continue reading

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