Prepare for shipping (Nov 12, 2012)

check accounts

  • add all .ssh keys that are already on ds50tb
  • change user group from g163 to daq by renaming g163 in /etc/group

check rpms

  • install bash-completion from yum epel repository
  • ruby rpms: ruby, ruby-devel, rugygems, rubyri


  • dsfr4 will go to LNGS and dsfr6 will stay here
  • extra partitions on dsfr4 are no longer needed
  • fdisk /dev/sda
  • remove existing partitions
  • make one big partition
  • mkfs -t ext4 /dev/sda1
  • remount old /local/home partition as /local

install A3818 driver

  • get tarball from CAEN
  • work in /usr/local/CAEN
  • tar xf ~/A3818Drv-1.3.tgz
  • patch -b -p0 < ~/a3818.diff
  • cd /usr/local/CAEN/A3818Drv-1.3; make
  • copy 85-a3818.rules (from Alessandro) to /etc/udev/rules.d on all machines
  • rgang -c root@dsfr{1-4} 85-a3818.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/
  • rgang -c root@dseb{1-6} 85-a3818.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/
  • rgang --serial -l root dsall 'cp /usr/local/CAEN/A3818Drv-1.3/src/a3818.ko /lib/modules/2.6.32-279.1.1.el6.x86_64/extra/'
  • rgang --serial -l root dsall '/sbin/depmod -a'
  • /sbin/modprobe a3818 fails because the hardware is not yet installed

clean shutdown

  • rgang --serial -l root dsall '/sbin/shutdown -h now'
  • verify power down with ipmitool
  • ipmitool -I lanplus -H ipmidsfr1 -U ... -P ... chassis power status