Known Issues

Titlesort descending Cat. Res. Description Post Upd.
Armstrong offline until Noon Armstrong Resolved

Armstrong will need to be taken down today until Noon.  In the meantime, contact OSCHelp ( for account assistance.

1 year 3 months ago 1 year 3 months
Backups of /nfs/gpfs Backups Resolved

Changes to files on /nfs/gpfs may not be backed up during the following evening's backup, as would normally be expected. The backup software is attempting to recreate a full backup of the... (Read more)

2 years 7 months ago 2 years 6 months
Brief disruption of GPFS on 8/28/2013 filesystem Resolved

On the morning August 28th, 2013 we will briefly disrupt the GPFS filesystem to reboot servers. This is necessary to upgrade the GPFS system. The in-place upgrade should only briefly interrupt... (Read more)

2 years 3 months ago 2 years 3 months
Brief disruption on 8/1/2013 at 8AM Network Resolved

At 8AM on the morning of 8/1/2013, we will be replacing some faulty hardware in our network infrastructure. Unfortunately, this work cannot be delayed until the next downtime, and the replacement... (Read more)

2 years 3 months ago 2 years 3 months
Brief disruption to external network, 2013/11/27 Connectivity Resolved

This maintenence was cancelled, to be rescheduled at some undetermined point in the future.

Between 12:01AM and 2:00AM Eastern on Wednesday, November 27th 2013, OARnet will be... (Read more)

2 years 2 weeks ago 2 years 2 days
Brief disruption to external network, 2013/12/29 Connectivity Resolved

Between 5:00AM and 9:00AM EDT on Sunday,... (Read more)

1 year 11 months ago 1 year 11 months
Brief interruption of batch services on 4/17 Batch Resolved

On April 17th 2013, at roughly 2PM, we will be rebooting the batch server on the Oakley cluster. Running jobs will not be affected, but there will be a brief disruption in scheduling, as well as... (Read more)

2 years 7 months ago 2 years 7 months
Brief interruption of services for some users filesystem Resolved

Today, May 14 2013, at 12:45PM we will be temporarily removing one of the home directory servers from service to address some reliability issues. Users with home... (Read more)

2 years 6 months ago 2 years 6 months
Can not change GPU compute mode on Oakley GPU Resolved

Update: The driver version has been updated and the issue has been fixed.


In updating the driver version for Oakley's NVIDIA GPUs the NVML libraries that are used in conjunction... (Read more)

1 year 3 days ago 10 months 2 weeks
Cannot login to clusters Resolved

As of around 3PM today (Thursday 6/12), we have reports of users being unable to login in to the clusters.  The error message given will make it sound like your password is incorrect, although it... (Read more)

1 year 5 months ago 1 year 5 months