Changes between Version 80 and Version 81 of Procedures/EndUserDelivery


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    115115== Final steps ==
    116116
     117
     118If you wish to burn the data to DVD please see notes at the bottom of this page.
     119
     120
     121=== Preparing hard disks for delivery ===
     122
     123You will need to have root permissions before you start ('sudo su' and then type in your password).
     124
     125To create a partition:[[BR]]
     126
     127Run dmesg to find device name (listed at the bottom if just plugged in)
     128
     129Unmount disk (with umount [device path])
     130
     131Run fdisk /dev/device name (probably sdb)
     132
     133enter 'p' to print partition table and check you have selected the correct disk[[BR]]
     134enter 'd' to delete the current partition[[BR]]
     135enter 'n' to create a new partition [[BR]]
     136enter 'p' to make new partition the primary partition. If it asks you to give a partition number, press 1 then enter twice.[[BR]]
     137enter 'p' to print new partition table – if all seems fine enter 'w' to write
     138
     139To format the disk:[[BR]]
     140
     141Ensure disk is unmounted again
     142
     143To be on the safe side, run dmesg again to make sure device name hasn't changed
     144
     145
     146Run mke2fs -j /dev/partition (probably sdb1)
     147
     148Change permissions:[[BR]]
     149
     150Unplug the disk again and plug back in.
     151
     152Make writable for everyone – chmod a+rwx /media/disk
     153
     154
     155[[BR]]
     156[[BR]]
     157=== Copy over your data onto the disk ===
     158Top directory should be the one with the project code.
     159[[BR]]
     160[[BR]]
     161
     162
     163=== Finalising hard disk ===
     164
     165Set permissions and owner:
     166
     167chmod a+rX,a-w -R .[[BR]]
     168chown root.root -R .
     169
     170NOTE: Be sure to record the number of the hard disk (or giving it one if it does not yet have one) before packing it.
     171
     172=== Cover letter ===
     173There should be a cover letter with all deliveries.  Templates can be found in ~arsf/arsf_data/YYYY/delivery/
     174
     175=== Data quality report ===
     176There should be a hard copy of the most recent data quality report included with all deliveries. Print off the most recent one from ~arsf/doc
     177
     178=== Trac and website updating ===
     179
     180 1. Add a comment on the trac ticket for this project that this data has been delivered (describe what was sent and when).
     181 1. Update the status database to reflect the delivered data (http://www.npm.ac.uk/rsg/projects/arsf/status/addflight/editflight.php)
     182 1. Update the [wiki:Internal/Disk_Locations page saying who has our disks] (if sent on disk)
     183
     184=== Email the PI ===
     185
     186 1. email them that you're putting the disk in the post and ask for confirmation of receipt and CC to arsf-processing@pml.ac.uk to keep others informed
     187
     188-----------------
     189'''Subject:'''
     190 Notification of ARSF data delivery for <PROJECT CODE>
     191
     192'''Body:'''
     193 (note you need to fill in PI, DATE, NOTES, TICKETNO, also mention if you aren't sending all their data at once)
     194
     195{{{
     196Dear <PI>,
     197
     198--PICK ONE OF THE NEXT TWO SENTENCES (DVD or HDD)--
     199This is to notify you that we have just dispatched your ARSF data on a USB hard disk formatted with the Linux ext3 filesystem.  Please let us know when the data arrive so we know not to resend.  We'd appreciate it if you could copy the data onto your system and return the disk to us (see below for address) for reuse. 
     200This is to notify you that we have just dispatched your ARSF data on DVDs.  Please let us know when the data arrive so we know not to resend.
     201
     202The delivery comprises:
     203 - ATM flight lines taken on <DATE>
     204 - CASI flight lines taken on <DATE>
     205 - Specim Eagle flight lines taken on <DATE>
     206 - Specim Hawk flight lines taken on <DATE>
     207
     208<NOTES - any other notes, including what data is held back>
     209
     210Information about the processing of the project is included with the delivery, but our internal notes are also available at:
     211 http://www.npm.ac.uk/rsg/projects/arsf/trac/ticket/<TICKETNO>
     212
     213Regards,
     214
     215
     216ARSF Data Analysis Node.
     217Plymouth Marine Laboratory,
     218Prospect Place,
     219Plymouth.
     220PL1 3DH.
     221UK.
     222
     223Email: arsf-processing@pml.ac.uk
     224Tel: +44 (0)1752 633432
     225Fax: +44 (0)1752 633101
     226Web (NERC): http://arsf.nerc.ac.uk/
     227Web (processing wiki): http://www.npm.ac.uk/rsg/projects/arsf/trac/
     228}}}
     229
     230
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     232
     233= This section relates to burning data to DVD =
     234
    117235=== Burning the data ===
    118236 1. create an iso image with `mkisofs -R -udf -verbose -o /tmp/dvd.iso -V <PROJECTCODE-JULIANDAY> <delivery_directory>`
     
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    132250If the drive seems wrong, try `4L-cli enumerate` to list attached lightscribe compatible drives.
    133 
    134 === Preparing hard disks for delivery ===
    135 
    136 You will need to have root permissions before you start ('sudo su' and then type in your password).
    137 
    138 To create a partition:[[BR]]
    139 
    140 Unmount disk (with umount [device path]) Run dmesg to find device name (listed at the bottom if just plugged in)
    141 
    142 Run fdisk /dev/device name (probably sdb)
    143 
    144 enter 'p' to print partition table and check you have selected the correct disk[[BR]]
    145 enter 'd' to delete the current partition[[BR]]
    146 enter 'n' to create a new partition [[BR]]
    147 enter 'p' to make new partition the primary partition. If it asks you to give a partition number, press 1 then enter twice.[[BR]]
    148 enter 'p' to print new partition table – if all seems fine enter 'w' to write
    149 
    150 To format the disk:[[BR]]
    151 
    152 Ensure disk is unmounted again
    153 
    154 To be on the safe side, run dmesg again to make sure device name hasn't changed
    155 
    156 
    157 Run mke2fs -j /dev/partition (probably sdb1)
    158 
    159 Change permissions:[[BR]]
    160 
    161 Make writable for everyone – chmod a+rwx /media/disk (disk needs to be mounted again first, if you have trouble then unplug then plug back in again).
    162 
    163 
    164 [[BR]]
    165 [[BR]]
    166 === Copy over your data onto the disk ===
    167 Top directory should be the one with the project code.
    168 [[BR]]
    169 [[BR]]
    170 
    171 
    172 === Finalising hard disk ===
    173 
    174 Set permissions and owner:
    175 
    176 chmod a+rX,a-w -R .[[BR]]
    177 chown root.root -R .
    178 
    179 NOTE: Be sure to record the number of the hard disk (or giving it one if it does not yet have one) before packing it.
    180 
    181 === Cover letter ===
    182 There should be a cover letter with all deliveries.  Templates can be found in ~arsf/arsf_data/YYYY/delivery/
    183 
    184 === Data quality report ===
    185 There should be a hard copy of the most recent data quality report included with all deliveries. Print off the most recent one from ~arsf/doc
    186 
    187 === Trac and website updating ===
    188 
    189  1. Add a comment on the trac ticket for this project that this data has been delivered (describe what was sent and when).
    190  1. Update the status database to reflect the delivered data (http://www.npm.ac.uk/rsg/projects/arsf/status/addflight/editflight.php)
    191  1. Update the [wiki:Internal/Disk_Locations page saying who has our disks] (if sent on disk)
    192 
    193 === Email the PI ===
    194 
    195  1. email them that you're putting the disk in the post and ask for confirmation of receipt and CC to arsf-processing@pml.ac.uk to keep others informed
    196 
    197 -----------------
    198 '''Subject:'''
    199  Notification of ARSF data delivery for <PROJECT CODE>
    200 
    201 '''Body:'''
    202  (note you need to fill in PI, DATE, NOTES, TICKETNO, also mention if you aren't sending all their data at once)
    203 
    204 {{{
    205 Dear <PI>,
    206 
    207 --PICK ONE OF THE NEXT TWO SENTENCES (DVD or HDD)--
    208 This is to notify you that we have just dispatched your ARSF data on a USB hard disk formatted with the Linux ext3 filesystem.  Please let us know when the data arrive so we know not to resend.  We'd appreciate it if you could copy the data onto your system and return the disk to us (see below for address) for reuse. 
    209 This is to notify you that we have just dispatched your ARSF data on DVDs.  Please let us know when the data arrive so we know not to resend.
    210 
    211 The delivery comprises:
    212  - ATM flight lines taken on <DATE>
    213  - CASI flight lines taken on <DATE>
    214  - Specim Eagle flight lines taken on <DATE>
    215  - Specim Hawk flight lines taken on <DATE>
    216 
    217 <NOTES - any other notes, including what data is held back>
    218 
    219 Information about the processing of the project is included with the delivery, but our internal notes are also available at:
    220  http://www.npm.ac.uk/rsg/projects/arsf/trac/ticket/<TICKETNO>
    221 
    222 Regards,
    223 
    224 
    225 ARSF Data Analysis Node.
    226 Plymouth Marine Laboratory,
    227 Prospect Place,
    228 Plymouth.
    229 PL1 3DH.
    230 UK.
    231 
    232 Email: arsf-processing@pml.ac.uk
    233 Tel: +44 (0)1752 633432
    234 Fax: +44 (0)1752 633101
    235 Web (NERC): http://arsf.nerc.ac.uk/
    236 Web (processing wiki): http://www.npm.ac.uk/rsg/projects/arsf/trac/
    237 }}}