Stop-day activities October 2-3, 2018


Coordinator Jasmin Klipic roadmin@astron.nl
Software Support Adriaan Renting softwaresupport@astron.nl
Science, Operations and Support Pietro Zucca sos@astron.nl
Observer Henk Mulder observer@astron.nl

Description of stopday procedures
LOFAR Schedule cycle 10
⇒ The next stopdays are scheduled for December 4-5.

Cobalt

  • ✔ Reboots and idrac reboots. (Hopko)

CEP3

  • ✔ Block access at 08:00 (Teun)
  • ✔ Replace/reseat 7 broken disks (Kees)
  • ✔ All nodes: file system check and reboot. (Kees)

CEP4

  • Lustre upgrade (Hopko/Robin/Reinoud)
  • Increase /tmp to 4GB and tmpfs
  • CEP4 /tmp to tmpfs (will not be done) since can have impact to SLURM (will be discussed/planned for next STOP Day)

LEXARS

  • No action. (need to be checked maybe will be upgraded to 7.5?)

LCU

  • ✔ No reboots

Portals

  • ✔ Update & reboot using Spacewalk

Central Services lcs020 .. lcs030

  • OS upgrade and reboot
  • ✔ lcs022/027/030/031 will be switched off (need confirmation from Jens K, and Teun)

Other Central Services

  • OS upgrade and reboot

LTA

  • ✔ None

Aartfaac

  • ✔ None

Core switches

  • None
  • none

MAC/SAS

  • none

CEP3

  • ✔Activate disk quota
  • ✔Check that software environment is the same on all nodes (lof015 included)

LCU

  • None

CEP4

  • Slurm update (cpu/gpu nodes tbd) not done, this should be verified first

Aartfaac

  • None

COBALT

  • none

LTA

  • none

DWG Lofar Systems

  • ✔ update & reboot (if possible)

Review meeting

The minutes of the review meeting can be found here.

  • Last modified: 2018-10-10 13:13
  • by Jasmin Klipic