Service messages from the sysadmin staff

System-wide issues, relevant software updates, scheduled downtime or similar types of information will be published here.

Published June 11, 2019 9:36 PM

The module "python-ml" is a unified python module for machine learning at the department of mathematics, superseding the specific modules for tensorflow, pytorch, and other libraries.

Published Apr. 2, 2019 6:56 PM

A central configuration error led to issues logging in to Linux machines between 18:03 and 18:31 today.

Published Sep. 10, 2018 11:25 AM

On Wednesday the 13th of September 2018, between 17 and 20, there will be maintenance on the network infrastructure at UiO. This may cause temporary connectivity issues for services across campus.

Published July 26, 2018 3:05 PM

Running INLA under R can give the error "/lib64/ version `GLIBC_2.23' not found" or similar. A workaround is to issue INLA:::inla.dynload.workaround() before running code using INLA.

Published Mar. 8, 2018 9:35 AM

On the night from Wednesday the 21st to Thursday the 22nd of March the fiber cable connecting Ullevål to UiO will experience disturbances.

Published Jan. 5, 2018 1:35 AM

Due to multiple vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel, all Linux hosts at the department required a reboot to update the kernel packages on the systems in question.

Published Sep. 15, 2017 2:58 PM

R has been upgraded to a pre-release of 3.4.2 and RStudio to 1.0.153. "Tidyverse" is added as standard to R.

Published Sep. 13, 2017 5:48 PM

On the night from Friday the 15th to Saturday the 16th the fiber cable connecting Ullevål to UiO might experience disturbances. This may cause the network connection out from our current location in Songsveien to drop either partially or completely.

Published Aug. 17, 2017 9:24 AM

A number of machines have, after the upgrade this summer, seen the user interface freeze or become unresponsive. Today the sysadmin staff has pushed a change to all machines with the affected hardware in the hopes of resolving this issue.

Published Aug. 15, 2017 7:00 AM

TeXLive at the department has been updated from an older UiO-specific version of TeXLive 2015 to a more recent version built on TeXLive 2016.

Published Feb. 24, 2017 6:17 PM

Due to the security flaw presented in CVE-2017-6074 there is the possibility that (also known as was compromised at some point before Friday the 24th of February, 2017.

Published Dec. 5, 2016 9:49 AM

The cooling system at USIT is having issues, something which has caused a number of services to fail. Email, user administration (brukerinfo/bofh/Cerebrum), Feide, nettskjema, and other services are affected.

Published Feb. 18, 2016 10:06 PM

Due to an unforeseen issue with the reboots from the security issues tonight, the machine (also known as was reinstalled. This causes an issue with server identification when one uses ssh to the host.

Published Mar. 30, 2015 1:58 PM

During week 16 (13th to 17th of April) the department of Mathmatics will start to log the loading of modules from our software repository.