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Archive for August, 2013

Sequoia Update

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by Brian Hopkins

Sequoia was scheduled for a major maintenance cycle last week. We intended to take the machine down first thing Monday, 19 Aug 13, and perform some hardware repairs and a major cluster-wide OS upgrade. On Sunday, 18 Aug 13, the disk array holding the /ptmp space on sequoia (as well as the /hpc_ptmp space on […]

MCSR Fall Workshops

Posted on: August 26th, 2013 by bnpharr

MCSR will once again offer technical workshops to assist our users and others in the University community in getting the most out of their computing resources. Each topic is offered twice each week. Direct any questions to Ben Pharr at or 915-3036. 08/28 Introduction to the UNIX Command Line: Intro to using the Unix/Linux […]

Sequoia Maintenance Downtime, 8/19/13 — 8/23/13

Posted on: August 6th, 2013 by Brian Hopkins

Sequoia will undergo a major software upgrade the week of 8/19/2013.  Jobs will be stopped and user accounts locked at 7AM on 8/19.  Users account will be reopened no later than 4PM on 8/23.  Users with critical needs during this time are encouraged to contact MCSR staff at; there may be a few things […]