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Re: "CD/DVD/Blue-Ray image building expected to take around 8 hours end to end"

On Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:40:58 +0100
Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> wrote:
> >>  i386 source amd64 multi-arch powerpc armel armhf ia64 mips mipsel s390
> >>  s390x sparc kfreebsd-amd64 kfreebsd-i386
> >
> > Is it built with multiple hosts (for each arch) or single host?
> They're all built on one big server machine (pettersson.d.o).


> > Probably we don't want to use ioDrive since it needs proprietary driver,
> > but similar PCIe flash device (Intel 910?) would be able to gain better
> > performance than normal SSD drives.
> Possibly, yes. We'd need a lot of space, on the order of 2TB to make
> things work sensibly.

 Intel SSD 910 Series 800GB SSDPEDPX800G301 -> $4,000
 Hmm... we need this device for 3 for 2TB, then $12,000. 

 Does it make sense that separate it to some hosts?
 e.g. one is amd64, i386, kfreebsd-*, another is the rest.

 Since most users' needs is limited to those x86, I guess. If we'd use
 new device to create x86 images at least, it's better than now.
 (probably we can create *hourly* CD/DVD images)

 It's not perfect choice (of course) but better cost performance for
 investment for new equipment, IMO.

 Or do we have any restrictions to put all into one server?


 Hideki Yamane     henrich @ debian.or.jp/org

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