Mar 22 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Chinook will be taken offline for a short time on March 22, 2017, at 9:00AM AKDT to allow for the replacement of $CENTER on Chinook with a new Lustre filesystem. The new filesystem will be assigned the environment variable $CENTER1.

Mar 16 2017 - 8:00am to Mar 19 2017 - 5:00pm

The Elvey Building and RCS will be closed to occupants and visitors March 16-19, 2017.
This closure is due to an antenna installation project ( and a UAF holiday.
RCS will re-open at 8 AM on Monday, March 20.

Mar 14 2017 - 8:00am to 4:15pm

The Chinook home directory file system went down unexpectedly today. As a result, user jobs running at the time were lost.
These jobs have been requeued by Slurm and Chinook was placed back in service around 4:10 pm AKDT.

Mar 4 2017 - 3:00pm

As of 3pm 3/04/2017, fish1 and fish2 are down. The rest of the system appears to be operational. To use fish, login to or RCS staff are working with Cray to resolve the issue.