Category Archives: hardware

A Windows munin node

I’m having since quite some time already (I don’t want to check the logs) a munin server running on Scientific Linux 7.2. I have like 50 Linux clients hanging on it, monitoring the CPU usage, RAM usage, and even the … Continue reading

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I am your father

It looks like cassettes are coming back. Also Star Wars, so I decided to recycle this old joke. Although I don’t miss the cassettes, I think MP3 killed the feeling of uniqueness you were having when hearing one 90-minutes tape … Continue reading

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Linux distro name + network manager

It turned out that I needed to check via ssh the OS installed on a certain client. You could say “why you need to do that? don’t you know what you have?”. And you are right. But since I’m not … Continue reading

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Slurm controller configuration

Slurm seems to be a hot topic, and a lot of people arrive here to check it out. So I feel like by demand I need to post about a little bit more.  To the beginners I’m going to save … Continue reading

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Stereo 3D systems on CentOS 7

I’m having 3D monitors, with active shutter glasses. They work with a special emitter that comes with the glasses, and need to be added to the NVIDIA graphic card. They are gorgeous, but I think they are already a dead … Continue reading

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System X from Lenovo

We have a new bunch of these guys at home. They are really gorgeous machines: you can get a GPU server + data together for a handful of thousands, excluding the price of the GPU, the RAM, and the hard … Continue reading

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