reference WIP document https://docs.google.com/document/d/1k822T4Svo_PBhhJ3Kkn3D2frjegEL-hcaxyybMhbLms/edit - current (physical) tucson: 3x dual-4k (rm507-1,2,3) mountain: 1x 6-head (to1 - reserved for OSA) 2x dual-4k (obs1, obs2) -------------------- Topics: * tucson / moutnain = 4x dual-4k + 1 spare * keep spare on stand-by (i.e.. no screen) * h/w needs (PC, display), purchases - 2x 2-4k monitors - PC should be ok, upgrade if old, but no need to hyper-standardize - currently 3 types / (purchasing generations) of machines - dual 4k shouldn't be an issue for "any" graphics card * timeline 1) upgrade a machine in Tucson 1.b) test x2go / vnc. almalinux provides Mate 2) upgrade all tucson 3) upgrade obs1 as a to1 testbed (for 2x4k TO) 4) remove 6xheads, all 2xheads 5) upgrade all mountain * we'll use almalinux https://news.fnal.gov/2022/12/fermilab-cern-recommendation-for-linux-distribution/ * desk real estate availability ? get rid of ARGOS w/s ? - Tucson is ok - Mountain needs reshuffle * OS almalinux 9.1 readiness? timeline for "acceptance" * desktop mirroring soluton? vnc vs x2go, implication on desktop envionment * headless setup requirements ? * VMs for development * x2go vs VNC * session management - compare to "old days" mainframe + multiple terminals - nowadays, several small cheap powerful computer, but singe desktop environment (similar to laptops) * but if we have 4x w/s might solves itself - e.g. obs3/4 is the "AO obs", obs1/2 are the "science obs", to1 is the "OSA obs" etc. - cover most use cases - 4 machines +1 spare flexible enough to cover the out of band cases (e.g. one fails, etc) - what's a bit special with LBT is the microwave link vs. fiber internet to facility that "never" fails xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx - need remove the argos w/s to have space at mountain - kvm ? - probably more cumbersome than anything - argos have single big tv screen - machines are mostly unmaintained, not sure they work anyways - argos could run remotely from the "new" obs, it's just desktop shortcut etc. - Dave will check with Juan Carlos - they were doing a VNC when working from Tucson ... - Linc-nirvana - lots of "stuff", need to clarify - they could work from "our" new stations - Dave will check with them - make an argos/linc-nirvana pile, as long as they dont need screens, it's ok - remote observing - already specified as 2x 4k - lbti is basically 2 sides x (AO + Science), but all 2x4k - obs5 / obs6 used to be plugged to argos screen - we want to standardize with the new machines - 2x dual-4k + 2x single could be fine - Dave will confirm - loose the redundancy - we want to standardize anyways - everything will be 2-heads - 5th station backup only, doesn't need screenPlace holder for meeting minutes, documents, action items, etc.
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