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MTU LUG meeting Minutes December 6th, 2007

Package Manager for PCLinuxOS

  • command? it uses apt but is RPM based

Server Status

  • Quicksilver has leaking capacators
  • migrating to new hardware
  • Maybe spending time after finals are done
  • hardware back from minerva - but not tested
  • SCSI backplane might of been loose... now seems fine and is rebuilding

Rack Status

  • All the stuff to do it except the rails for the drive arrays
  • Craus wants the rails for drive arrays first
  • the racks they have aren't sturdy enough
  • we were donated $500 by a Alumni so we can pay for all this stuff (base_16)
    • All our us belong to Base_16

New Mirrors

  • we have crap tons of space
  • Imhotep - 500G and 218G
  • Athena - 826G
  • Suggestions:
    • OpenBSD - 153G, or as little as 60G
    • GNU.org 40G
    • kernel.org 144G
    • VIM?
    • Mozilla -all 2.2T -releases 140G
    • Slackware
    • DSL?

Wemcab for rtlinux/vxworks

  • what works?
  • USB something doesn't automatically work with every OS
  • rtlinux != vxworks


  • next week