Author Archives: Lóránd Szentannai

19/09, 2017

There is a planned maintenance on the electric power line in the server room for the 25th of September. Therefore Hexagon, related file systems and storage enclosures has to be taken offline.

The maintenance is scheduled to start at 20:00. According to plan, Hexagon should be back by the end of the day.

Running jobs will be stopped. All scheduled jobs in the queue will be started automatically when the system is operational again.

Update 20.09.2017: Please note the time change. The maintenance window has been moved from Saturday, 23rd of September to Monday, 25th of September.
18/08, 2017

On Friday, 25th of August maintenance on electric lines in the server room will be carried out. Therefore Hexagon must be switched off.  All related file systems (/work, /work-common) will be also off.

The maintenance will start at 07:00 and according to the plan should last until 13:00 o'clock.

During this time work-common will not be available on  Grunch .

Update:
  • 25.08.2017 07:00: Maintenance has started.
  • 25.08.2017 12:50: Storage controller issues are delaying startup of the machine. We are working on the fix.
  • 25.08.2017 15:05: Storage controller issues were remediated. Some disks are rebuilding for /work-common filesystem, thus performance impact might be expected for a couple of days.
  • 25.08.2017 15:20: Hexagon is up again.
08/05, 2017

We will have a planned maintenance on Hexagon, starting on May 22nd at 09:00 AM. The maintenance is expected to last one day.
During the maintenance we will carry out software and firmware upgrades as well service the hardware.

The job submission system has reservation in place, thus jobs which are not able to finish before maintenance start, will not be started.

/work-common will be unavailable during the maintenance period and will be unmounted from Grunch and Fimm.

UPDATES:
  • 2017-05-22 09:00: Maintenance has started.
  • 2017-05-22 14:16: /work-common is available again and remounted on Grunch.
  • 2017-05-22 15:59: Maintenance has finished and access to Hexagon is re-opened.