I have 48 columns of green blocks, which is how many computers we've allotted
for the VCL for now.
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> From: Josh Thompson [mailto:josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu]
> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 3:13 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Not being able to reserve XP for updates
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> On the page with the time table (green blocks), how many columns of green
> blocks do you have? Each column corresponds to a computer that the image
> mapped to be able to run on.
> There is a bug with a part of the scheduling algorithm (fixed in upcoming 2.3)
> that attempts to detect if a computer is failing without being flagged as such
> and removes it from the ones that could be assigned to you. However, it
> not be removed from the time table. So, if you are only seeing one column,
> is possible that you are encountering this bug.
> On Monday, June 11, 2012 6:04:19 PM Hechler, Adam wrote:
> > Hello again,
> > Well, we've run across another stumbling block that I hope someone can
> > with. We've been able to reproduce it using the same steps so I have to
> > assume this would be simple for someone to answer.
> > Windows XP image
> > Manage Images -> Create/Update an Image -> Reservation
> > RDP into Image (XP), update software, install new packages, etc.
> > Back to Current Reservation -> Create/Update Image -> Update Existing
> > (at this point we get the "Update Image" screen telling us that once the
> > image creation is completed that we should create a new reservation, test
> > the environment, go back to Current Reservations screen, click End, then
> > Make this the production revision) So we get the email that Image Updated
> > Successfully
> > Go into New Reservation
> > Connect to XP and take a look around. I need to install some more
> > Come back to Current Reservations and click End
> > But instead of making production revision, we choose just End the
> > reservation (I have more to do to it).
> > Gog into Manage Images -> Create/Update an Image -> Reservation again
> > Choose the latest revision
> > This time we get a screen telling us that the time requested is not
> > available and we need to choose a time from the green blocks. The whole
> > page is green blocks. No matter what we click on it takes us back the
> > reservation screen which repeats the cycle.
> > There must be a way to get back into that revision, no?
> > Thanks,
> > Adam Hechler
> > Senior Analyst /
> > PC Systems Administrator
> > hec...@rpi.edu<mailto:hec...@rpi.edu>
> > (860) 548-2446
> > Rensselaer at Hartford
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