[Mageia-sysadm] rabbit sponsoring will soon end

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 10:50:10 CET 2012

On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 11:55, Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> wrote:
> Le samedi 11 février 2012 à 00:45 +0100, Michael Scherer a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> due to various issues and private reasons, it seems we may soon ( no ETA
>> for now ) need to pay for rabbit, the server used for building
>> distribution, as explained by Rapsys when we saw him in FOSDEM.
> Just to add what I forgot :
> http://www.online.net/serveur-dedie/offre-dedibox-professionnel-hp.xhtml
> this is what we have.
> And also, we can try to ask to $concurent to offer a server ( in our
> case, this would be ovh.com, they already sponsored the AUFMl
> ( mandrivafr.org ) with a free server )
> based on
>  https://www.ovh.com/fr/serveurs_dedies/
> the smallest one is the same as rabbit, so we could maybe just ask.

The good thing about such hosting is that we don't have to worry about
replacing a failing disk etc

Else, if we have a place were we can get racking space, I can buy a
second hand server like one of those:


But given that they are not new there is a higher risk of failing disk

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