alpha project machines
On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 01:53:22PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Martin Michlmayr - Debian Project Leader (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050414 13:45]:
> > * Andreas Barth <email@example.com> [2005-04-14 13:25]:
> > > > BTW, Noah Meyerhans at MIT offered two Alphas but so far he hasn't
> > > > been taken up on his offer.
> > > As far as I know we're not short on offers. Alexander Wirt also offered
> > > an Alpha.
> > Yes, and these offers are the reason I haven't suggested spending
> > money on lully so far; but if people think fixing lully makes more
> > sense, I'm more than willing to spend money on it.
> Frankly speaking, I don't mind whether we take a new machine up, or fix
> lully. But I think it's not ok to have a machine marked as "down - root
> fs drive died, no response from local admin" for quite a long time
> (actually, the "no response" should not happen at all), _and_ having
> only one alpha buildd (and as escher is also down, no developers
> machine). Whichever way we take out from it, is IMHO a common decision
> by the porters, debian-admin, ... But I'm really worried that this
> issues remains open for so long.
Hi, it would be nice to finally have access to an alpha project machine
again, not only to check an architecture specific build failure of a
package I maintain. Any news on this topic?