[Cython] sage.math problems?

Robert Bradshaw robertwb at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 17:07:25 CET 2012

On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 9:03 AM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> William Stein, 22.03.2012 14:11:
>> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 9:04 AM, David Kirkby wrote:
>>> On 22 March 2012 12:33, William Stein 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 whole Jenkins installation was on /levi (maybe not our best idea
> ever...). I have backups of the complete configuration, but we'd still
> loose the installed plugins and the build history. We'd literally start
> from scratch and it would take some time to set it all up again. If it
> turns out to be a matter of replugging the USB drive (or something
> similarly simple), I would prefer copying the original installation over
> (including the build history), rather than rebuilding it.
> Also, the sage build directory was on levi and I don't know how that was
> set up - Robert would know.

It was just a vanilla copy of Sage + some patches. (I don't know if
the patches were saved elsewhere :(...)

- Robert

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