Gdrive & Linux

My original article in 2015 pointed at the fanclub’s grive, this ceased to work on my elementary build and so with some googling I found this page

http://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/questions/276/how-to-install-google-drive/2478#2478

and installed grive 2, looks like it needs rc files

ooOOOoo

It seems that googledrive integration with Linux is going to be weak for some reason, it can’t be because it’s hard given the Linux expertise that exists in the company and they seem not to be implementing WEBDAV. This is a bit of a pain as I’d love to use the default file managers on my Linux builds. However, google publish a developer API and Nautilus is open source. It could be done. Continue reading “Gdrive & Linux”

Lustre

Lustre is the premier HPC parallel file system.

It was originally an open source project which Sun Microsystems bought and when the Oracle aquisition occurred it seems that Oracle failed to run with it

Here are some links I found,

Unfortunately the last of these points to an old Sun web site page, that  no longer works and I can find no reference to the Lustre .rpms on the Oracle Site, except on this Oracle Technet page about HPC.

I want to install it to run some tests but can’t find the rpms.

So it seems that http://www.whamcloud.com/ have picked up the ball.

pkgs.org points to http://pkgs.org/centos-5-rhel-5/puias-computational-x86_64/lustre-1.6.7.1-0.4.PU_IAS.5.x86_64.rpm.html

The US NRAO says this about it, detailing the Red Hat sources

An alternative might be http://www.pvfs.org/