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Building exodusII

I have just compiled a short guide on how to build the exodusII library. Building exodusII The exodusII library is an open CAE filetype that has the ability to read and write “parallel” files. In terms of HPC computing, this

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New site

The old site hosted internally at has been migrated across to a site. This means that this site is once again accessible to the outside world, and hopefully the information contained will be useful to all. It also

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Kernel Update

So apparently you SHOULD NOT COMPILE Kernels with the Ring Buffer Stress Tester (Kernel Hacking > Tracers). This causes the executables rb_producer and rb_consumer to be created and run all the time. These are testing functions that use 100% of

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Ansys 14.5

Ansys 14.5 is now on Beowulf. The entire suite is installed including ANSYS Mechanical (APDL), Fluent, CFX, ICEMCFD and E-mag Products

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Node Reboot Script Update

After some investigation work, it was found that the script to reboot the cluster nodes did not have enough time delay between each node reboot to stop the network from over-congesting. As a result,  was not able to respond to all DHCP

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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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