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Re: snapshot.d.n (was: Complaint about #debian operator)

* Andrew Saunders (syntaxis@gmail.com) [061220 16:20]:
> On 12/14/05, Andreas Schuldei <andreas@debian.org> wrote:
> >actually, NetApp (the storage company) and Intel (the chip
> >manufacture) are solving this problem for us. we get a 7 or
> >10Tbyte storage from NetApp and two beefy servers to use as a
> >front end for both CD/DVD generation and serving of CDs/DVDs as
> >well as the debian meetings archive and other free software.
> >Snapshot.d.o would end up on this storage server (cluster?), too.
> >
> >it will be located in Umeå, Sweden, where we will try to saturate
> >the 2Gbits uplink with it. That site is run by the academic
> >computer club of the local university, with Michael Wadenstein as
> >the local admin.
> Well, it's been over a year now, and still no snapshot.debian.org...
> Any chance of a status update?

yes, certainly.

I am nagging the netapp person routinely (last 4 days ago?), and
they are willing and friendly, but so far nothing regarding the
upgrade has come out of it. The current status is that the
department that has the loan/evaluation/give-away equipment needs
to be convinced and then come back with an OK to let go of
~7TByte of storage to upgrade the machinewe have already.

I would have prefered to report more eventfull and happy news.

> Thanks for your time

even though no one can see it, there is quite a bit involved, on
both ends. (c:


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