Installing SLC4 on Dell at CERN

  • Setup the Port
  • SLC4 Installation Instructions
    • I booted from the network but had to change the bios settings to allow this
    • I used the standard CERN settings
    • DO NOT CREATE AN ACCOUNT. Do this in the next step.
  • To install new user with proper AFS
    • search for ccdbuser
    • make sure you change the home dir or it defaults to /afs/../$USER
    • /usr/sbin/ccdbuser -h /home/users/$USER $USER
  • Installed the nvidia driver by hand
  • sudo yum install glibc-devel
  • ln -s /usr/X11R6/lib/ /usr/lib/
  • ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/
  • sudo yum install xorg-x11-devel
  • sudo yum install libungif
    • for fedora sudo yum install giflib-devel
  • To install roofit with the FFT stuff
    • get FFTW from
    • untar and do: ./configure CFLAGS=-fPIC; sudo make; sudo make install
    • compile root with ./configue --enable-fftw3 --enable-roofit

-- MatthewLeBourgeois - 28 Aug 2008

Topic revision: r8 - 2009/07/22 - 00:15:57 - RyanKelley
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