This Week

  • Alastair
    • Order a spare 600GB disk for waterloo (hot spare)
    • Ask George - what does the TXretransmit value mean for switch connections? (Can't see this using rfe -xl )
    • Consider how to make metropolitan usable by users
      • Decide whether we do this now or not
      • ISOs
      • minimal docs (mostly manual)
      • they'll use virt-manager, but not create machines or change config
    • circulate table of LCFG bugs
    • Consider activities list
    • Look at gnome issue with NX - try inftest account
    • Discuss computing.help scan result with Neilb
    • Extend clientreport script to log updaterpms success (to replace updaterpms status check)
      • New version of dice-orders-clientreport about to ship to stable.
      • Now need a report to show which machines haven't updated
    • systemd project
      • continue learning about systemd with view to giving talk to COs
      • start writing in blog
      • list lcfg components and rc scripts used on standard DICE desktop and identify which just manage config and which control services
    • Discuss hammersmith reboot with Stephen (one does hammersmith, one does wildcat R210 firmware update)-Nope - A did jubilee !
    • Look at Chris's RHEL7 distillation - misnamed topic - BurningIssues is for recording problems with the platform as we develop. (Now fixed - the summary is now here instead. Chris.)
    • Systems blog article about RHEL7

  • Chris
    • SL7
      • create installbase package list (on iguana)
      • try building lcfg-client and friends and updaterpms
    • Look at Inventory workflow
    • Reschedule jubilee kernel reboot for Friday 7th Feb
    • Looking at systemd and F19
    • Chris discuss AFS package volume moves with Neil (think it only involves us disable refreshpkgs for duration of move)
    • Announce new release of Virtual DICE to blog (and make clearer now more supported)
    • Document how to pull a server out the MPU KVM server list (Here)

  • Stephen
    • LCFG client refactor stage 1
      • report
      • schedule debrief meeting for new year
    • LCFG client refactor stage 2
      • continue development and docs
    • Consider dhcpd component changes
    • Consider activities list
    • Check with SEE what they did to improve NX performance
      • make any easy changes
      • open up staff.nx and announce
    • Start writing up discussion document wrt Centos and SL
    • Look at PkgForge for F19 (in lieu of SL7)
    • Look at Inventory workflow
    • Look at systemd

  • Carol
-- AlastairScobie - 17 Feb 2014
Topic revision: r1 - 17 Feb 2014 - 13:54:10 - AlastairScobie
 
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