Compute nodes and desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Tuesday (August 4th).  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:

pubbox16.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox27.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox30.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox36.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox41.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox43.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox44.cims.nyu.edu
pubbox46.cims.nyu.edu

Some significant software updates include (but are not limited to):
Linux kernel
bash
boost
gcc
glibc
gnutls
libcurl
libgcc
libgfortran
libgnat
libstdc++
libX11
openssh
openssl
php
python 2.6
SDL
sendmail
thunderbird
xorg
zsh