This Week

  • Alastair
    • Order a spare 600GB disk for waterloo (hot spare)
    • systemd project
      • start writing in blog
        • document the debugging including stuff about disabling graphical boot
      • Modify lcfg components/rc scripts list as a result of COs talk.
      • Consider how components will work with systemd
      • Start designing a systemd target structure for LCFG components
      • Add support for configuring presets - I think running systemd after updaterpms is sufficient - consider thinking about this. Perhaps link all existing preset files to /dev/null and override mechanism?
      • Investigate whether systemd will start a new service if you've added the new service file and the systemd component has therefore been daemon-reloadedno it doesn't
      • Consider whether systemd component should restart the machine if there are config changes?
    • EL7 project
      • consider dependencies between components and ordering
    • Add more memory to Forum KVM servers? - 700 per server to upgrade 64GB -> 128GB- (which ones?)
    • Look at iplimit for computing.help
    • RT tidy
    • Reboot central - scheduled Sunday 24th 9am
    • Investigate DL180 bonding issue - bug in bnx2 driver has reappeared - suggested fix is to disable msi (and update BIOS and bnx2 firmware)
    • Think about how to take DICE EL7 work forwards - and which bug tracking software to do this? What did we do in previous platform upgrades?
    • migrate piccadilly (starting with SAN based guests)

  • Chris
    • Virtual DICE
      • take for signoff
    • EL7
      • look at gdm, including pam config
    • url shortener
    • Reboot hammersmith (and waterloo and oyster next week)
    • update KVM server docs wrt dual disked guest migration (if appropriate)
    • look at scanner reports
    • Make start on 3yr equipment spend plan
    • migrate northern guests (starting with SAN based guests)

  • Stephen
    • LCFG client refactor stage 1
      • schedule debrief meeting
    • EL7
      • Survey what disks sizes we have and what is partition current usage (eg /var, /tmp) - continue
      • PXE install
      • openssh patches
      • Continue thinking about boot.run functionality - following week
    • Schedule SL6.5 release
    • Install schiff and brendel as replacement ssh servers.
    • Reboot telford and budapest
    • Write up daily security checks
    • Think about PD
    • Look at scanner reports
    • RT tidy

-- AlastairScobie - 19 Aug 2014

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