Setting up dsfr6

Because this machine is on the public network, it's current name is dsfr6-wh14. We reserve the dsfr6 name for the private network.

reinstall SLf6.3

  • using eth0
  • machine is configured with Network Manager
  • swap
  • /
  • /home
  • /products
  • /data
  • disabled IBA XE slot in BIOS boot order so it won't try to use DHCP
  • install openssh-server
  • get host/ftp keytab
  • remote login as root now working
  • install required rpms
  • check and edit:
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ib0
  • /etc/hosts: ds50wsp dsfr6 dseb8
    #IB ibdsfr6 ibdseb8
  • /etc/hosts.equiv:

further configuration

  • create user accounts
  • install OFED (but not currently connected to infiniband)
  • yum install zz_ntp_configure
  • disable selinux
  • install git
  • install ruby

install everything in /products

user accounts

  • login as root
  • /usr/local/bin/dsuser-private --id-list /usr/local/share/obtain <username>

on private network

  • As of Jan. 18, 2013 dsfr6 is only accessable via private network from
  • see dseb8 setup for needed actions
  • dsfr6 serves /home /products and /usr/local

get infiniband working

  • make sure /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ib0 is properly configured
  • make sure there are entries in /etc/hosts
  • chkconfig opensmd on
  • make sure both openibd and opensmd are running