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Re: Alpha ES45 buildd

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 5:16 AM, Tim Cutts <timc@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> As I've said several times,  the current ES45 buildd, goetz.debian.org, will be available for someone to take as soon as the official Debian alpha ports no longer need it for Lenny support.  Once Wheezy is released, and official Debian Alpha support therefore really does end, the two ES45's that I currently host for Debian (and a third which we have kept so we have some spare parts) will become available, and I'm sure the Sanger Institute will be happy to donate them to the unofficial Alpha port, although someone else will need to come and collect them from our data centre near Cambridge, UK, and host them somewhere else.

That's the thing. The hardware itself costs essentially nothing in
comparison to having a place to keep them powered, cooled, and
connected to the internet. If I understand correctly, you're saying
once Debian ends support for Lenny, these systems will be turned off?


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