Compute nodes and desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Monday (January 11th).  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:

pubbox10.cims.nyu.edu
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):

kernel
coreutils
httpd
java-1.6.0-*
libgudev1
libipa_hbac
libpng
libreoffice
libreport
libRmath
libsmbclient
libsss_idmap
libudev
libxml
openblas
openldap
openssl
numerous Perl packages
postgresql
R
R-core
R-devel
R-java
samba
SDL
thunderbird
udev
zip
zsh