[Mageia-sysadm] New hardware for mageia servers
jani.valimaa at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 11:09:51 CEST 2011
ma, 2011-10-03 kello 19:28 +0200, Maarten Vanraes kirjoitti:
> Op maandag 03 oktober 2011 17:00:09 schreef nicolas vigier:
> > On Mon, 03 Oct 2011, Maarten Vanraes wrote:
> > > > We need a server for packagers. But preferably something fast as
> > > > multiple people will be building packages at the same time. So the
> > > > server at 60 euros per month would be better. Or we can buy a dell
> > > > server with 12 cores, 32GB for 2200 euros :
> > > > http://www.hupstream.com/~boklm/mageia/server-packagers.pdf
> > >
> > > i think for buildnode we'll indeed want something good, but if we can't
> > > do multiple builds/node than 12cores is overkill imho.
> > That's not for a build node, we already have build nodes. That's for a
> > server where packagers can login and start VMs, to test package builds
> > (like it was possible at mandriva). That could maybe also be used by QA.
> maybe it could be helpful, or maybe this isn't "required", people have virtual
> machines and the likes?
There's also people, like me, who only have ancient machines with
limited CPU power and who doesn't like to build big packages with these
machines (unless there's no other choice) as it takes forever to
So +1 for "build node for packagers".
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