[packman] Upcoming changes for PMBS
kieltux at gmail.com
Thu Sep 5 19:18:01 CEST 2019
as a long time packman user: Thank you very much for all your work.
On Tue, 03 Sep 2019 15:14:04 +0200
Stefan Botter <jsj at jsj.dyndns.org> wrote:
> Hi packman's,
> as hinted already over the past days and weeks, there are changes
> At the moment PMBS and the bulk of the x86_64 workers are kindly
> provided and hosted by my current employer, Jacobs University Bremen,
> composing of legacy hardware and storage, including rack space, power
> and Internet connection.
> I will leave Jacobs University by the end of the month, and thus will
> not have the opportunity to host PMBS with the University anymore.
> Also, as the IT department is small, and no other Linux enthusiast
> stays behind, I am sad to announce several changes to Packman's build
> The good news right now: PMBS will survive!
> I will move PMBS to my own server hosted at a prime hosting company.
> Also I will try to find a replacement for the jacobs-university.de-
> What we will lack is build-power.
> At the moment we already have build workers, which are provided by
> users, these are mainly for aarch64 and armv7l.
> We probably will need additional workers for x86_64, but lets see to
> that, once PMBS is moved.
> I will try to move PMBS during the next two weeks. There will be an
> extended downtime needed, to move the approx. 750GB to the new
> server. There are also several changes in DNS and publishing
> mechanisms needed, for which I have to coordinate with Marc.
> When I have a more definitive schedule, I will notify you.
> Changes ahead!
> Stefan Botter zu Hause
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