We appear to have "cured" the portmapper problems that meteora.ucsd.edu was
experiencing. It has been stable ever since we "fixed" it on
Friday. Anyone who wants to feed from meteora can (probably) change back
at this time.
The problem appears to have been an unannounced incompatibility problem
with the new license manager files for IDL and the older version of FLM
that we were running. For reasons I have absolutely no intention of trying
to understand, FLM needs the portmapper to do whatever IDL wants to have
We have reconfigured the FLM and the IDL "unfortunatenesses" have
disappeared. Trouble shooting was fairly simple. That was the only thing
we had changed on the system between times the LDM ran properly and the LDM
having fits. Ergo, if it was something we did, that was it.
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