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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Shutdown of the "download.services.openoffice.org" host and its Mirrorbrain instance
Date Wed, 26 Oct 2011 19:11:59 GMT
Am 10/24/2011 03:08 AM, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
> Am 10/23/2011 11:50 PM, schrieb Peter Pöml:
>> On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 01:15:34 +0200, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>
> Hi Peter,
>
>>> it seems the end is near and the "download.services.openoffice.org"
>>> host on Oracle side with our Mirrorbrain instance will be shutdown
>>> in one week.
>>
>> Okay... Little question, wouldn't it make sense, at this point, to take
>> the download.s.o.o VM and move it somewhere else? I don't have the disk
>> space myself, but maybe somebody else has? Perhaps the ASF can provide
>> the space? (Other than disk space, the requirements are pretty modest.)
>> Then the entire download service could continue to run, with very low
>> effort, and without the need to build everything from scratch for now.
>
> The problem is that the ASF do not want to host and provide services of
> special software for single projects. I can understand this as even the
> ASF infra is a team of volunteers and their time is limited as it is for
> all others.
>
> Furthermore, I don't know details about the VM setup and where it's
> detailed located. Do you?
>
> However, I like your idea. It requires indeed only a bit diskspace and
> internet access. The maintainance could be done by us, the project
> members. If you would share a bit of your knowledge then I could
> takeover the admin role. ;-)

@Peter:
Can you tell me how to get to the VM? Or at least which important config 
files to save?

> @List:
> Has anybody an idea about where to host this service? It doesn't need to
> be necessarily inside the ASF.

Really nobody?

>>> As we cannot buildup a solution that is running, tested and
>>> long-term-proven in a few days I would like to ask you if we can
>>> switch to your "openoffice.mirrorbrain.org" instance as long as we
>>> have no other solution at hand.
>>>
>>> In the past it was a very reliable host that we have used when there
>>> were outages (mostly unplanned as you know) and doesn't resulted in
>>> a significant higher load on the host.
>>>
>>> So, it would help us very much to have a stable download section
>>> until we have an own solution here at ASF.
>>
>> Yes, please use my host for now!
>
> Great, thanks a lot.
>
>>> Thanks in advance and have a nice, sunny weekend.
>>
>> Thanks a lot. Same to you all,

Marcus

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