Category: Bioinformatics

Exit codes, core dumps, `set -e` and `expr`

   Sam Nicholls    One Comment    AU-PhD

The kernels on our cluster clients have recently been updated after I inadvertently stumbled across an old1 kernel bug that caused erratic behaviour when NFS tries to open a directory containing many files that are being written to simultaneously (more on which is another post in itself really, as usual). The update seems to have […]

First Post

   Sam Nicholls    No Comments yet    AU-PhD

Having spent quite some time ruminating over the contents of this inaugural blog post to a point beyond that of analysis paralysis, I have managed to avoid writing entirely. Thus I’ll remove this pedestal of preclusion and begin with an uninspiringly titled First Post. Hello, I’m Sam Nicholls; one of the latest PhD students to […]