On Sunday 14 December 2008 00:07 Peter Palfrader wrote: > Hi, > > while discussing the state of our infrastructure among some members > of DSA and the security team we once more realized how badly hppa was > doing. First concerns about this architecture were raised at least > half a year ago, and it doesn't appear as if we are any closer to > resolving them. It doesn't look good at all. > > We do have two autobuilders, but one of them is currently down for > whatever > > reason (and the rsys excuse for remote management is a joke): > | [17208343.620000] awk (pid 1061): Protection id trap (code 27) at > | 00000000400b4763 [17208343.712000] Backtrace: > | [17208343.740000] > > (that's the complete output.) > > This may or may not be related to the issue where everytime something > even remotely related to ruby gets close to the system they lock up. > > At least the (random) crashing issue has to be fixed if hppa wants > to release with lenny. > > We already had this discussion in June and again in October but I > don't think anything came from it. > > Having little to no buildd redundancy is currently hurting us even > for etch as security updates are missing for at least perl. > > (Also, the porter machine is currently down. We cannot reach it over > the network and the serial console is just dead.) > > With my DSA hat on I can say that we will not be able to provide > porter machines and buildd systems if they are not capable of running > reliably. > > Again, if you want to release with lenny *you* will have to fix that. > > Cheers, > weasel > -- > > | .''`. ** Debian GNU/Linux ** > > Peter Palfrader | : :' : The universal > http://www.palfrader.org/ | `. `' Operating System > > | `- http://www.debian.org/ Hi @all, I have here an old and also slow HP D360/2 running an up to date Debian 5.0 (unstable/testing) with running the debian kernel linux-image-2.6.26-1-parisc-smp. If anyone is interested in this machine for using it as buildd or porter machine he/she can have it for free. The machine is at Bielefeld/Germany and can bee seen here: http://juergen.leibner.eu/downloads/computer/IMG_2932.JPG http://juergen.leibner.eu/downloads/computer/IMG_2931.JPG http://juergen.leibner.eu/downloads/computer/IMG_2930.JPG http://juergen.leibner.eu/downloads/computer/IMG_2929.JPG http://juergen.leibner.eu/downloads/computer/IMG_2928.JPG Some documentations are available too. If someone wants to have a first look online to the machine or just needs more informations, just ask. Greetings, Jürgen Leibner -- Jürgen Leibner Kahler Krug 13 33739 Bielefeld Tel.: +49 521 8949019 firstname.lastname@example.org GnuPG Key ID: 0x37FF4410 Finger-Print: CF03 BA85 654D 0EED E161 3DD5 07FF 8246 37FF 4410
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