[Slackbuilds-users] Brief interruption in service at lists.slackbuilds.org, 2016-03-17
rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Mon Mar 14 15:52:05 UTC 2016
On Mon, 14 Mar 2016 10:44:46 -0500
Rob McGee <rob0 at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> Robby and I will be doing a hardware upgrade on harrier, the machine
> which hosts lists.slackbuilds.org, probably on Thursday this week.
> We're going to try filling it with green beer to see if that will
> improve performance. If that fails, we'll fill ourselves with green
> beer and revert harrier to normal (albeit with an upgraded storage
> We'll let you know in IRC when this happens. You'll also see us
> disappear from IRC during the outage. :) We won't know the exact
> time until we're onsite, which should be during the morning of our
> TZ, UTC-5.
> If all goes as planned, most users won't notice anything, but you
> might see a slight delay in list posts. Also, of course, the web
> archive, as well as other HTTP sites we host, will be temporarily
> unavailable. I haven't bothered to check stats, but I suspect that
> our most significant sites other than this mailing list would be
> mirrors.slackware.com and alien.slackbook.org.
> We'll let you know here when it's done and will give a report on the
> effects of green beer. Anyone in the vicinity of Birmingham, Alabama
> is welcome to join in the experimentation; let us know off-list if
> you're available and interested.
> PS: As usual, "Robby and I" is shorthand for "Robby will do the work
> while I stand around and try to look important."
And as you see, we communicate very well. So well, in fact, that
we both wrote a maintenance announcement ;-)
At least one other geek is planning to join us for lunch in BHM,
so yeah, any others are welcome.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 181 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the SlackBuilds-users