Thanks for checking on the server. Sounds like we'll need to check it out. I really appreciate your help, as I'm sure we all do.
Bryan On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Jingkai Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I confirm the server is NOT starting up normally (screen blank) even after > hours. > > Jingkai > > On Sep 11, 2008, at 12:47 PM, Bryan Smith wrote: > > I've been in contact with Jingkai, who has been very helpful trying to get >> 188.8.131.52 back online. Unfortunately, the problem is greater now: the >> server doesn't seem to boot from cd (Knoppix), and the screen blanks out >> after scanning for disks/partitions during startup. >> >> I'm going to guess that the data is likely fine and that the failure to >> boot is something small and circumnavigable. This is only a guess based on >> experience; I do not have access to the server. >> >> If we hear back that the OS is simply taking a long time to load, then we >> don't have a problem. Jingkai knows how to set the IP address, and we can >> start the server up. >> >> Otherwise, we may need to schedule a trip out. If we do this, we should >> take care of all our business at once. This includes preparing by: >> * Making 103 Read-only and copying data over to the partition (requires >> server code push) >> * Making sure we have the correct disk to add to 103 RAID AND know how to >> set up the RAID >> * Have Ubuntu install/live disk and alternative disks ready for >> troubleshooting 104 >> >> We can make a day of this if we need to. Heads up: 104 is currently >> offline. >> >> >> Cheers, >> Bryan >> >> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- >> From: Bryan Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >> Date: Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 12:15 PM >> Subject: Re: Could you restart one of the Tranche servers? >> To: Jingkai Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >> >> >> Oh no. And it got stuck for more than 10 minutes? >> >> Knoppix sometimes takes a long time to load. I wouldn't be surprised if it >> took a little longer than 10 minutes or so. But the screen went blank? I >> couldn't imagine what happened. >> >> Thanks for your help. Not sure where we go next. I'll talk to others: we >> may need to come down to look at the server. I don't have a vehicle, but the >> other developer does. I'll talk to him to see what he thinks. >> >> >> Cheers, >> Bryan >> >> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 11:17 AM, Jingkai Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> Hi Bryan, >> >> I did 'knoppix toram' and saw something different in the booting process, >> but it still stops at the /etc/fstab step and after a while the screen goes >> blank. I'm attaching two screen catches from the latest round of booting, >> hope they can shed some light on the problem. Let me know if I can be of >> further help. >> >> Jingkai >> >> >> On Sep 11, 2008, at 10:20 AM, Bryan Smith wrote: >> >> Hello Jingkai: >> >> Thank you. Unfortunately, the server did not set its IP at start up. >> >> Is there any chance you have any Unix experience? I hate to ask you, but >> there is a shell script called "ip" with the following unix commands: >> >> ifconfig eth0 184.108.40.206 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 220.127.116.11 up >> route add default gw 18.104.22.168 >> >> This file must be in /media, probably in: >> >> /media/sda1/ip >> /media/sda1/ProteomeCommons.org-Tranche/ip >> >> Conversely, can just type in the two commands: >> >> ifconfig eth0 22.214.171.124 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 126.96.36.199 up >> route add default gw 188.8.131.52 >> >> Once the server has its public IP back, I can make the changes remotely. >> >> Is there any chance you can run the script or type the commands? I'm very >> sorry for the inconvenience, as its my fault, but I have no way to get down >> to Detroit and the server has a lot of valuable data. >> >> Let me know. My phone is (734) 730-1847 if you need any help. I'm very >> appreciative. >> >> >> Bryan >> >> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 9:01 AM, Jingkai Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> Hi Bryan, >> >> I reset the .104 server, it should be live in a few minutes. From what I >> saw, it is booting from a CD, just FYI. >> >> Jingkai >> >> >> On Sep 10, 2008, at 8:16 PM, Bryan Smith wrote: >> >> Thank you so much. It should be labeled. If there is any confusion, feel >> free to restart them both. >> >> Cheers, >> Bryan >> >> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 8:10 PM, Jingkai Yu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> Hi Bryan, >> >> I was running around between different buildings on Wayne State campus >> today, not getting a chance to be in my office. I'll restart the server >> first thing tomorrow morning. >> >> Jingkai >> >> ---- Original message ---- >> >Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 15:49:32 -0400 >> >From: "Bryan Smith" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >> >Subject: Could you restart one of the Tranche servers? >> >To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] >> > >> > Hello Jingkai Yu: >> > >> > I work at Tranche. I was working on a server >> > remotely when I shut down its network connection, >> > hence losing my own connection to the server. Hence >> > I cannot turn it back on. >> > >> > The server is 184.108.40.206. In the server room, it is >> > in the rack to the far right. The server's rack >> > should have the IP address (or simply 104). >> > >> > If you could restart the server (just hit the reset >> > button), I hope that would simply take care of it. >> > There might be another problem, but I would have to >> > contact you again if that happens. >> > >> > I appreciate your help, and am sorry for the >> > inconvenience. >> > >> > Cheers, >> > Bryan >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> > --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "ProteomeCommons.org Tranche Dev" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/proteomecommons-tranche-dev?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---