This Week

  • Alastair
    • Inventory project
      • continue working through InvProjectWorkFlow
      • consider what next can be integrated into existing system, if anything
      • Check for systemic errors from clientreport
        • Look now that servers don't check monitors
      • Document clientreport
      • Document order sync code
      • Continue work on hpreport processing script
      • Consider milestones for inventory project
    • Remove default pool if ops meeting agrees
    • Think of a use for 'atom'
    • Deploy encrypted /tmp and swap conversion script
      • Deploy on office desktops now
      • Leave labs until end of teaching.
      • Need to warn users that Gnome3 may pop up a window about /tmp being full (when script is run)
    • SL7 base server
      • Rename the AMD macro that people use to enable/disable automounter on machines with localhome
      • check metropolitan USB and CD
      • Continue work with FC and LVM
        • await matthew apply patch to lcfg-lvm and deploy
        • finish draft blog article
        • check nagios notices if FC cable removed
      • network and bonding
    • Schedule MPU meeting to discuss systemd ordering
    • Continue building computing.help honeypot
    • package up ILW stuff and document process
    • Read through SL7.2 release notes
    • Dig out SL7.2 live CD (for Stephen)
    • Install 'opennx' client on SL7 (currently manually added to gala)
    • Apply firmware patches to metropolitan
    • submit polkit bug to redhat - with Stephen
    • computing.help - email on feedback page -> new RT ticket email address
    • Check device naming for virtualbox and kvm guests under consistent naming schemekvm = eth0, virtualbox=en0ps3 (but that depends on exact virtualbox config which is under control of user, so can't generalise

  • Chris
    • Inventory project
      • continue working through InvProjectWorkFlow
      • Look at clientreport modules for replacing firmwarereport
    • pkgsearch for SL7
      • reimplement as a yum web front end (yum search for keyword produce an html file of links to cgi to do yum info)
      • Need support multiple platforms
    • Liaise with George over iDRAC documentation (look through ops reports to remind)
    • SL7 base servers
      • test out rsync / rmirror (both client and server ends) - liaise with Neil
    • Continue investigating SL6 sleep problem
    • Schedule MPU stargazing meeting
    • Try looking at ipmi-sensors on "theia" (suspected fan issue)
    • Download R710 firmware patches

  • Stephen
    • LCFG client refactor stage 1
      • schedule debrief meeting
    • LCFG client refactor stage 2
      • document API
      • blog article (once documentation complete)
    • apacheconf
      • produce some recipes
      • talk at devel meeting
    • Think about PD - Interested in ZeroMQ
    • Investigate kernel component pipe moan by using shell commands instead of RPM module => waiting on 7.2 => activities list
    • LCFG server symlink to exam branches - produce reporting script and discuss with Graham
    • Circulate dmesg proposal
    • Apply firmware patches - circle
    • submit polkit bug to redhat - with Alastair

-- AlastairScobie - 01 Mar 2016

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