Compute nodes and desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Thursday (February 5th).  Updates will be applied to machines between 7:00pm and midnight. In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work, please save all your data and logout of any Linux systems before 7:00pm. We urge people to test any packages that are critical to their work and let us know if they encounter any problems before the updates occur. The following machines have the updates:

pubbox39.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox29.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox52.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox10.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox16.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox41.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox51.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox30.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox46.cims.nyu.edu

Please note that the following machines will not be updated until Sunday:

crunchy1.cims.nyu.edu
crunchy3.cims.nyu.edu
crunchy4.cims.nyu.edu
crunchy5.cims.nyu.edu
crunchy6.cims.nyu.edu

Some significant software updates include (but are not limited to):

Linux kernel (automatic reboot)
glibc
java
jasper
openssl
seamonkey
thunderbird