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A traveller, an IT professional and a casual writer

Code 43 Error: Windows has stopped this device

Ay ay ay Windows! It is so nice but so picky… sometimes it doesn’t let you work with devices that were not with it from the very installation time. I found this Code 43 Error when I decided to add … Continue reading

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GPFS mmbuildgpl on CentOS 7.6

I know I get boring by minutes. But that’s life, my friends. Today’s problem is a GPFS CentOS client gpfsnode that joined our system later in time. I did what I did with my previous machines (I have a script … Continue reading

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Dell P620 noisy running W.10

Just notes. I installed W.10 on a P620 from 2013 with 3 GPUs, just to find out the fans were making an unbearable noise¬†under no load, that is, with an indle server. It looks like we could change the fanspeed … Continue reading

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Slurm 18.08 database usage

Previously I told you about the problems you may have configuring the mariadb for the slurm daemon. Now I’m going to close this chapter by a little cheatsheet on accounting based on the sreport documentation and¬† the sacctmgr documentation. I … Continue reading

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SEO and big data over (my) WP data

Stats, oh stats. Sometimes you love them, sometimes you hate them. WordPress (WP) offers already lot of numbers you may want to crunch in a different way. The truth may disappoint you, or it can be completely inconclusive, but the … Continue reading

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CryoSPARC 2 management notes

You know how to install CryoSPARC 2 on CentOS 7. There are some simple commands that I keep repeating, and some complicated ones that I need to run from time to time. I keep adding and deleting nodes. To add … Continue reading

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Android Oreo tested on a Dell netbook with Atom Z520

I found my old Dell Inspiron mini PC on a drawer. Since my motto is “don’t throw it if it’s not completely broken” I decided to play with it before discarding it. Imagine it: it’s 2009, and there are new … Continue reading

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