Monthly Archives: January 2013

Likability

We are now likable using Facebook, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn. Just click on one of the buttons to show your support. There was also a button for Xing, but I have no idea what Xing is, so I got rid

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New node booting section

A new page has been added to the site to explain the complicated node boot process (link). The page is defiantly not yet complete, only the first few stages have been fully explained. It is hoped that this page may

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Ping SUID

A new script has been added to the startup (S98pinguid in rc3.d) to set the SUID bit for the ping command using chmod u+s. Although the script will run at every startup, the time taken to run the script is

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Kernel 3.7.4

Today the slave nodes were updated to a custom build of Linux Kernel 3.7.4(Vanilla). The build version is internally known as beowulf-slave-node-v13. Also, the process for managing kernel versions on the TFTP server (iserver2) has been automated to streamline updates

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Hiatus

After a trip to Africa, I am back to resurrect Beo for 2013. When I logged on to the forum, there were heaps of comments on posts that were obviously spam. If anyone knows how to block spammers from posting

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