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Re: Q-Leap Networks contributes to Debian Med



>>>>> "Tony" == Tony Travis <ajt@minke.ukfsn.org> writes:

Hi Tony,

    Tony> On 16/04/14 21:36, rf@q-leap.de wrote:
    >> Hi everyone,
    >>
    >> this is just a short intro to let you know that Q-Leap Networks,
    >> the company behind Qlustar (a Debian/Ubuntu based HPC/Storage
    >> Cluster solution) is now entering a closer relationship with the
    >> Debian Med project. I am Roland Fehrenbacher, theoretical
    >> physicist (high-temperature superconductivity) and founder of
    >> Q-Leap Networks, which some of you may recall from Tony's
    >> presentation of Qlustar at the recent Debian Med Sprint. Two
    >> weeks ago, Steffen took me along to an NGS meeting in Rostock and
    >> on the way back - a long train ride through 3/4 of Germany - I
    >> decided that Q-Leap shall put some tangible effort to its website
    >> promise to support Debian Med.  [...]

    Tony> Hi, Roland.

    Tony> I'm very pleased to read about your decision to support Debian
    Tony> Med.

you can take the credit for getting the ball rolling :)

    Tony> We appreciated the pizza, of course, but your interest in
    Tony> supporting Debian Med is very welcome indeed. I've just moved
    Tony> house, and I don't yet have a broadband connection. However,
    Tony> when I get reconnected, I'll build a new Qlustar Beowulf and
    Tony> try to get Bio-Linux running on it.

Sounds good. Feedback appreciated. We're just finishing up release 8.1.1
which will already have a small sign of Debian Med support. In the
QluMan GUI, we've added "chroot management" in which you will be able to
select DebianMed tasks. Initially, we have tasks defined for NGS and
Imaging packages. This will then install the packages in that task, that
we already have backported and support (currently only a small subset of the
corresponding real Debian Med Task, but this will grow as we keep
on backporting).

Roland

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