6.824 - Fall 2002

Lab Information

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Lab assignments

Lab 1 - Simple web proxy
Lab 2 - Concurrent web proxy
Lab 3 - A TCP proxy
Lab 4 - SFS
Lab 5 - Distributed ticker tape

Class Machines

The class machines are:
pain is the fastest, so you should probably do most of your work there. The other machine(s) is/are for testing your networking code across multiple hosts.

Getting an account

To obtain an account on the class machines register on the 6.824 lab registration page.

Getting started and having problems?

Consult Getting started with 6.824 labs for details about how to log into the course machines, and how to compile and run programs. If you have questions, please first read Office hours and asking questions. After you have done that, you can send e-mail to 6.824-staff@pdos.lcs.mit.edu.

Changing your password

Your initial password will be mailed to you when your account is created. Please change your password as soon as possible. If you do not change your password, we will assume you are not taking the class and will deactivate your account. Change your password with the passwd command on pain.lcs.mit.edu. Passwords are copied automatically from pain to the other machines every few minutes.

Aids for working on labs

There are a number of resources available to help you with the lab portion of this course:

Questions or comments regarding 6.824? Send e-mail to 6.824-staff@pdos.lcs.mit.edu.

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