machine naming [was: Re: [tech] morwong NFS speed problem]
alastair at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Jul 12 20:20:37 WST 2005
Important note re. machine naming below.
On Tue, 12 July, 2005 at 08:12:30PM +0800, James Andrewartha wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Alastair Irvine wrote:
> >I noticed that /home read and write speeds on morwong are pretty crap
> >compared to mussel. Any ideas?
> Yes, it's set to half-duplex. A quick investigation shows that's so, and
> forcing it to full duplex gives performance equivalent to mussel.
Would this be "SIMPLEX" mentioned below?
% ifconfig -a
> Not that you can use it for long, as we're about to shut it down and move
> it to a dual 833mhz alpha with 2GiB of ram.
I assume that the hard disk(s) containing the OS are being moved over?
It seems that this would violate the host naming recommendations (I forget
the RFC number). What is the case for doing this instead of commissioning
the abovementioned machine with a new name and a fresh OSF/1 install?
PS -- Assuming the move goes ahead, shouldn't there be a message to
ucc-announce (or maybe ucc)?
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