[tech] Post Rack Switch Status Update

Adrian Chadd adrian at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Sun Jun 26 11:17:46 WST 2011


On Sun, Jun 26, 2011, Matt Didcoe wrote:
> 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

Did someone take before/after pictures?



adrian

> 
> Cheers,
> [MRD]
> 
> --
> 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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