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Archive for April, 2011

Mimosa Reboot Planned Friday 29 Apr 11

Posted on: April 27th, 2011 by Brian Hopkins

Mimosa, MCSR’s Pentium4 Beowulf Cluster, has been in continua production for 104 days. In that time it has accumulated a number of software problems that are causing some jobs (especially big parallel jobs) to crash. We are planning a system-wide reboot to correct these problems on Friday, 29 Apr 11. All jobs running at the […]

Severe Weather in Oxford Today

Posted on: April 27th, 2011 by Brian Hopkins

A significant severe weather system moved through north Mississippi on Wednesday, 27 April. All of MCSR’s compute platforms stayed up and running throughout this period of bad weather, and all running jobs were unaffected by the weather.