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Operating System

ALERT ! AV301 : DOWN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

From the diagnosis so far, it is a computer related glitch that is causing intermittent acquisition failure of the kind noticed by some of you. We are working to resolve this asap.  Please look for further updates. NMR Facility Manager 6/6/2018

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UPDATE ! AV301 – SYSTEM BACK TO NORMAL

A software upgrade based bug caused the interruption today and we reverted the system to its earlier state, while troubleshooting the cause of the problem encountered.  That process will be continued independently on a different system.  As of now, the AV301 is behaving normally and the UDRIVE mounting is restored to normal Data written today […]

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UPDATE : FILE SYSTEM RECONFIGURATION COMPLETE

With the linking of new UW directory and credentials  database to the NMR host computers, fresh home directory creations will occur upon login for each user. I will provide screen shots below as to what you can expect and these are normal behaviors. Upon First Login : The new directory and associated file creation will […]

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ALERT ! SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE THIS WEEK – UDRIVE MIGRATION PLAN

A quick recap :  Currently, the AV301 system has been operating with the new paradigm of directly writing NMR data into UW cloud storage called ‘udrive’, for about six months now. We wanted to use this as a test bed to squash out inevitable bugs when moving to a new technology such as this. Moving […]

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ALERT ! AV301 – NETWORK ERROR

Connectivity to the systems outside NMR lab is disrupted.  I will try to fix it remotely if feasible.  If not, one of us need to get to the system physically to reset the network. Access to the instrument over the weekend might be disrupted owing to this. NMR Facility Manager 4/21/2018

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ALERT ! FULL REVIVAL OF NMR SYSTEMS STILL IN PROGRESS..PLEASE BE PATIENT

Following the building wide power shutdown, several networking components are still in the process of being revived.  This translates to extremely slow or unresponsive NMR host computers and networked peripherals.  IT staff are working busily addressing this. We will post an update once all systems are normal I will exploit this situation to highlight  why […]

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UPDATE : AV500 – LOGIN SYSTEM FIXED

I apologize for the delay in releasing the instrument.  But the system behaves as expected now.  Please go ahead and reserve time. NMR Facility Manager 7/25/17

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ALERT ! AV500 – LOGIN SYSTEM DOWN

We are looking into the network related issue, that is preventing from UWNetid logins. The fix should be coming quickly and I will post a message if it is going to be a longer haul. Until then, the reservation on the instrument will be frozen. NMR Facility Manager 7/24/17  

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ALERT ! AV301 – PHASE 2 : MIGRATING TO UDRIVE COMPLETE

All existing users will now notice that their Topspin file tree shows the following structure: /home/<UWNetid>/udrive/av301/  as the main data tree in the File Browser. Expanding this will show only one branch : /home/<UWNetid>/udrive/av301/<UWNetid>/nmr Underneath this, you will find all your old files residing. So, remember :  This is your data root directory :  /home/<UWNetid>/udrive/av301 […]

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UPDATE ! AV301 – LOGIN ISSUE IS RESOLVED

The login issue that users noticed is linked to a network outage problem with UW Udrive resource.  As I write this, IT connect has not yet resolved this. So, we have fenced off the cause of the frozen login at our end and users can now login to the system as before. The UDRIVE cloud […]

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