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Re: raff, db, bugs downtime etc.

James Troup wrote:

> [ This isn't appropriate for debian-devel (or debian-devel-announce), I
>   know - hopefully there'll be somewhere more appropriate at some
>   point that's actually read by more people than the closest thing
>   (-project). ]
> Hi,
> (1) raff was shutdown last Friday evening by mistake (due to a
>     miscommunication between me and the local admin) - unfortunately
>     due to a hardware fault, raff is not coming back.
>     As it happened this coincided horribly well with some downtime I
>     was having due to a disk failure on my home machine, so I didn't
>     get the mail from the local admin about it until Monday.
>     Anyway, raff is: archive.debian.org, half of ftp.debian.org, part
>     of {http,ftp}.us.debian.org and DNS master.  These services are
>     being migrated as fast as possible to other hosts... which brings
>     us to point #2.
> (2) I had to bring newsamosa (db.debian.org) down for an hour or so
>     earlier in order to repartition it to make room for some of the
>     new services.  [It wasn't done before it went live because the
>     migration of db.d.o to newsamosa was done ahead of schedule as
>     part of the recovery process.]  Sorry for the lack of notice.
> (3) FYI (and entirely unrelated): spohr (bugs.debian.org) is going
>     down for a couple of hours at ~8AM GMT today (2004-03-24) as part
>     of some hardware maintenance the OSUOSL folks are doing.

Much thanks for all the info.  :-)

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