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Message ID: 15997     Entry time: Tue Apr 6 07:19:11 2021     In reply to: 15976     Reply to this: 15998   16015
Author: Jon 
Type: Update 
Category: CDS 
Subject: New SimPlant cymac 

Yesterday Chris and I completed setup of the Supermicro machine that will serve as a dedicated host for developing and testing RTCDS sim models. It is currently sitting in the stack of machines in the FE test stand, though it should eventually be moved into a permanent rack.

It turns out the machine cannot run 10 user models, only 4. Hyperthreading was enabled in the BIOS settings, which created the illusion of there being 12 rather than 6 physical cores. Between Chris and Ian's sim models, we already have a fully-loaded machine. There are several more of these spare 6-core machines that could be set up to run additional models. But in the long term, and especially in Ian's case where the IFO sim models will all need to communicate with one another (this is a self-contained cymac, not a distributed FE system), we may need to buy a larger machine with 16 or 32 cores.

IPMI was set up for the c1sim cymac. I assigned the IPMI interface a static IP address on the Martian network (192.168.113.45) and registered it in the usual way with the domain name server on chiara. After updating the BIOS settings and rebooting, I was able to remotely power off and back on the machine following these instructions.

Set up of dedicated SimPlant host

Although not directly related to the FE testing, today I added a new machine to the test stand which will be dedicated to running sim models. Chris has developed a virtual cymac which we plan to run on this machine. It will provide a dedicated testbed for SimPlant and other development, and can host up to 10 user models.

I used one of the spare 12-core Supermicro servers from LLO, which I have named c1sim. I assigned it the IP address 192.168.113.93 on the Martian network. This machine will run in a self-contained way that will not depend on any 40m CDS services and also should not interfere with them.

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