TR: Re : Shadowfax (LFS server) is in need for a new home

Apolon apolon_lovlilis at ifrance.com
Ven 25 Oct 01:29:14 PDT 2002


On Fri, 25 Oct 2002 10:01:46 +0200
"Johan Lenglet" <johan at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> 
> Bonjour a vous,
> 
> comme vous avez pu le lire sur http://fr.clfs.org ou directement sur lfs.dev
> shadofax (le serveur principal de LFS) est en quete d'un nouvelle hebergeur.
> Vous trouverez en bas de ce post le mail de Gerard sur lfs-dev mais avant
> mes questions et ses reponses.
> Donc je suis pres a la sacrifier pour la cause ma connexion adsl mais je ne
> sais pas si ca peut-etre suffisant ;)

A mon avis, vu le traffic qu'il a annonce, je ne pense pas que ca suffise.
Il faut un hebergeur avec une bonne bande passante sur ce coup la...

> 
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Gerard Beekmans [mailto:gerard at linuxfromscratch.org]
> Envoyé : jeudi 24 octobre 2002 17:54
> À : Johan Lenglet
> Objet : Re: Re : Shadowfax (LFS server) is in need for a new home
> 
> On October 24, 2002 08:45 am, you wrote:
> 
> > Do you want me to try to find a new fr.lfs.org host ?
> 
> For now that might be a good idea. I can't host a lot of things on the
> temporary host.
> 
> > Do you want to find a North American host a world host to host shadowfax ?
> 
> Doesn't matter.
> 
> >  - do you have some relations for an internship in Canada, USA  or
> >    somewhere else in the world as network administrator ?
> 
> I don't sorry.
> 
> 
> ----------  Forwarded Message  ----------
> 
> Subject: Fwd: Shadowfax (LFS server) is in need for a new home
> Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 16:05:00 -0600
> From: Gerard Beekmans <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org>
> To: ALFS Discuss <alfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
> 
> Hi guys,
> 
> Shadowfax, the main linuxfromscratch.org server, is in trouble. Our current
> host VA Software will cease to provide colocation for the server at the end
> of this month (so that means 7 more days) because of reorganizations in
> their
> IT department. All free-colocated servers that are not part of the
> SourceForge.net network will be unplugged and sent back to their respective
> owners. So that means in about two weeks I'll have the LFS server sitting at
> my house.
> 
> I will take the opportunity to rebuild the server, maybe do some hardware
> upgrades, but mainly put an LFS-CVS system on it. But then what...
> 
> As you can see, LFS needs a new home. We've tried contacting some ISPs but
> nothing worked out. Either we don't get a response at all, or a rejection.
> 
> When the server goes offline, LFS won't die. Jesse has offered his server as
>  a backup. Email will keep going, including mailinglists, as well as CVS.
> The
>  web and FTP sites will be offline but Jesse's apache listening to
> linuxfromscratch.org will contain the list of current mirrors we have so
> books and packages can still be downloaded. IRC too will keep going.
> 
> So, development of LFS will be impeded since Jesse's box has as a strict
> bandwidth limit (he gets charged when he goes over 10 GB/month, currently
> we're doing 23 GB/day so we need to cut down seriously, though cutting out
> FTP and HTTP will probably leave us with only a few dozen MB's a day. Email
> doesn't take all that much).
> 
> While LFS will be limping around a bit (pardon the pun) I'm requestion
> assistance from you LFS'ers. Is there anybody on this list who is able to
> co-locate the LFS server? I must point out that I don't make any money off
> LFS and personal funds aren't available to pay for it.
> 
> If a new home for the server can't be found, I'll probably fall back to
> using
> sourceforge.net's servers for all the bandwidth intensive stuff. However
> colocation is of course preferred. It gives us a lot more freedom as how we
> implement LFS and what services we provide and how they are provided. For
> one, we'll probably have to get rid of the FTP archive because I currently
> don't have access to the FTP mirrors to make updates.
> 
> Then the mailinglists archives: I don't want to burden Jesse's box too much
> (regenerating the mailinglist archives daily is very CPU and I/O intensive
> and it also uses up a lot of bandwidth (currently 10 GB/month or something
> like that).
> 
> If you are able to make an offer, please contact me directly instead of
> using
> this list. It'll be quicker for me to go through personal email.
> 
> If you need details as to what kind of bandwidth the server is using when
>  it's used in its current capacity, visit http://stats.linuxfromscratch.org
> 
> You'll find the MRTG graphs in particular most useful, as well as the
> bandwidth stats. They give you the montly totals and the average contineous
> upload speed (our current annual average is 1400 Kbit/sec, though the last
> month it has been increasing to closer to 2500 to 3000 Kbit/sec)
> 
> Thanks guys,
> 
> --
> Gerard Beekmans
> www.linuxfromscratch.org
> 
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