Monthly Archives: June 2012

We’ve gone global!

bc247 has now been moved to a server subnet on the Monash University network. This means that this site is now visible to all Internet users. So welcome new readers to the bc247 cluster, please feel free to sign up

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The 12 Secret Herbs and Spices

After trying to explain to a colleague (you know who you are) that each compute node didn’t have enough local RAM and that swap space needed to be established so that the kernel could swap unused pages allowing applications to

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New Site

Due to some stupid system administration, I managed to fail two disks in the main RAID5 array of bc247. I had assumed two of the caddies were empty and pulled them out of the server without first unmounting them! Bad

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