MCSR Parallel-O-Gram

E-Newsletter/Blog of the Mississippi Center for Supercomputing Research

Archive for December, 2011

Redwood Down

Posted on: December 17th, 2011 by Brian Hopkins

Redwood, MCSR’s SGI Altix 3700 supercomputer, is down today. We will inform you when the problem has been identified and solved and the system is available for use.

Sequoia Key Change

Posted on: December 8th, 2011 by Brian Hopkins

While adding nodes yesterday, we were forced to regenerate RSA keys for sequoia (both the head node and all of its compute nodes). If you’ve been getting error messages like this: IT IS POSSIBLE THAT SOMEONE IS DOING SOMETHING NASTY! Someone could be eavesdropping on you right now (man-in-the-middle attack)! It is also possible that […]

Sequoia Upgrade Tomorrow

Posted on: December 6th, 2011 by Brian Hopkins

Sequoia, MCSR’s Altix XE Infiniband cluster, will be unreachable tomorrow as we add compute nodes. We expect to return the cluster to production by midday Thursday.