CMSC 433, Fall 2005

Programming Language Technologies and Paradigms

Linuxlab Information

The CSIC Linuxlab

The linux lab (linuxlab.csic.umd.edu) should be used only for your cvs repositories. Please do not try to compile or run your projects on the linuxlab.

Your account and password for the linuxlab cluster is available from http://grades.cs.umd.edu

When the Linuxlab Doesn't Work

If you are having trouble logging in to the linuxlab, look on the FAQ on the linuxlab web page and/or contact the course staff.

Occasionally you will try to log in to the linuxlab and you will get a message like

Could not chdir to home directory /afs/csic/users/jfoster: Permission denied
-bash: /afs/csic/users/jfoster/.bash_profile: Permission denied
If this happens to you, email us; it means there's a problem with kerberos on the linuxlab. Try this temporary fix in the mean time: Example:
$ ssh linuxlab.csic.umd.edu
...
Could not chdir to home directory /afs/csic/users/jfoster: Permission denied
-bash: /afs/csic/users/jfoster/.bash_profile: Permission denied
-bash-2.05b$ csiclogin
Password for jfoster@CSIC.UMD.EDU: 
-bash-2.05b$ cd
-bash-2.05b$ source .bashrc
[jfoster@churning jfoster]$ 

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