[tech] Post Rack Switch Status Update

Matt Didcoe matt at didcoe.id.au
Sun Jun 26 07:45:30 WST 2011

Some of the management interfaces are also yet to be plugged in, this will be fixed in the next day or two.

I'd add my thanks to those who came in and helped out today, it certainly looks a hell of a lot better in the machine room at the moment. There will be hell to pay if anyone messes it up :P


Matt Didcoe
Vice President (2011) / Wheel member
mattman at ucc

On 25/06/2011, at 10:18 PM, Bob Adamson wrote:

> Hi,
> What a marathon! 12 hours later, most of the machine room services are 
> back online. Two new racks were put in the machine room, and they even 
> fit, despite everyone's claims to the contrary! We finally have racks to 
> support the newer gear, so motsugo got racked up, along with the UPS.
> Things that are still broken: 
> Camwhore (being its usual self) decided not to bring any of the cameras 
> online when it booted. Despite a couple of reboots, it hasn't fixed itself 
> and needs some TLC.
> Centipede (the DECserver that was in the right rack) decided it hated life 
> and died. [DAA] found a replacement and got it going but the door service 
> is still refusing to work.
> The clubroom is more of a disaster zone than usual, film at 11.
> Mylah dropped a stuffed disk from the /space array overnight, so that got 
> taken out during the downtime. It then refused to boot because another 
> disk had exceeded its error count, so that had to be removed too. So 
> currently that raid has no redundancy, and I'm backing it up to the san 
> right now. We need to investigate purchasing 2 new ultra320 146G disks in 
> the very near future.
> Musundo got upgraded to a v490. I'm not sure why it didn't come back 
> up, maybe zanchey can shed some light on the matter.
> Not broken but needs doing:
> The UPS software needs installing on something and testing.
> Clubroom could probably do with a little cleanup...
> Buy a beer for everyone that helped out, you guys rock.
> Please email wheel@ or jump on irc if you notice anything else broken.
> Andrew Adamson
> UCC President
> bob at ucc.asn.au
> |"The faster you move, the slower time passes, the longer you live."     |
> | ---Peter's Laws                                                        |

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