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Re: StarCluster Digest, Vol 66, Issue 7

From: MacMullan, Hugh <no email>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:02:19 +0000

That 13.04 AMI should be removed. All it does is cause confusion.

On Feb 20, 2015, at 12:54, Philip Montgomery <<>> wrote:

I don't recall seeing any network errors, but I do regularly install R on top of starcluster AMIs. I have gotten errors trying to update packages, I'm guessing because the last ubuntu release that there's starcluster AMIs (13.04) for is no longer supported by ubuntu. So, I use the AMI for ubuntu 12.04 as my starting point.

Attached is a script that I run which installs R and the various packages that I use. I then image the instance to a new AMI so that I don't need to repeat the process ever time a node comes online.

Not entirely clear if the problem you're getting is one I've hit, but sending along my script in case it happens to help.


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Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:53:51 +0000
From: Vas Ku <<>>
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Apologies for this rather novice question. I have finally been able to get
star cluster installed and running after firefighting with different AMI's
and thing. But now I am stuck with this issue where I need to install R and
when i do apt-get, the networks seems to be dead. Not even ping works (just
hangs any ip and dies with 'failed connection timeout' ) . Must be
something obvious I haven't or have done with my config setting. Could you
please let me know what diagnostics could I perform?

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