[Cython] sage.math problems?

Robert Bradshaw robertwb at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 17:06:01 CET 2012

On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 6:11 AM, William Stein <wstein at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 9:04 AM, David Kirkby <david.kirkby at onetel.net> wrote:
>> On 22 March 2012 12:33, William Stein <wstein at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The usb device (for /levi) never appeared after I remotely rebooted sage.math.
>>> Physical access is thus probably required.  I've emailed some people who are in
>>> Seattle, and we'll see.  (I'm thousands of miles away now, and will
>>> only get further away
>>> -- to Europe -- until Apr 2, when I'll be back in Seattle.)
>> I believe any decent IT professional will tell you that you should not
>> be using USB drives on servers.
> Well I'm definitely currently not using USB drives on this server. :-(
> If possible, can the stuff that was being done on /levi (jenkins for
> Cython) be moved to /scratch, which is a reasonably fast NFS
> filesystem.

The Cython tests do a lot of disk IO (checking out the Cython
repository, writing .c files, writing .o and .so files, starting
Python, ..). This could be an nsf mount, but is there somewhere
better? I think we'd like to store our configuration information in a
more persistant location.

- Robert

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