[Mageia-sysadm] Valstar upgrades
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Tue Oct 30 16:42:45 CET 2012
Le 30/10/2012 16:08, Thomas Backlund a écrit :
> 30.10.2012 15:01, Damien Lallement skrev:
>> Le 23/10/2012 09:57, Thomas Backlund a écrit :
>>> Pascal Terjan skrev 23.10.2012 01:23:
>>> I think we also need to add more disks on valstar asap,
>>> so we can distribute i/o better on it.
>>> We discussed with boklm some weeks ago to add:
>>> 2 2TB disks in raid1 and move /distrib tree on them.
>>> - this will move the heavy rsyncs on separate
>>> i/o from svn & bin repo (current distrib tree
>>> is 886G, of wich some will be needed when adding
>>> more space to /svn and /binrepo)
>>> - this will have to be done anyway when we fork mga3
>>> tree at the latest, as we are running out of free
>>> space on the lvm
>>> 1 240GB SSD to stick /var/lib/schedbot and
>>> /tmp on.
>>> - theese are heavy on i/o for queue management,
>>> and rpmlint / rpm unpacking ...
>>> This way valstar will behave better even
>>> on more busy days.
>>> Comments ?
>> Looks good for me too.
>> Pricing from France (to ship to Marseille):
>> - 2 x 2TB WD RE4 64Mo (WD2003FYYS) = 2 x 195€ = 390€
>> - 1 x 256GB SSD Crucial M4 (SSDSC2BW180A3L) = 199€
> Hm, that serial matches an Intel 520 180GB SSD.
Oops, I swear that I'm not drunk!
>> So, with shipment: 597€ (tax included)
>> I checked, there is available ports:
>> [root at valstar ~]# dmidecode | grep -i sata
>> Internal Reference Designator: SATA PORT0
>> Internal Reference Designator: SATA PORT1
>> Internal Reference Designator: SATA PORT2
>> Internal Reference Designator: SATA PORT3
>> Internal Reference Designator: SATA PORT4
>> Internal Reference Designator: SATA PORT5
> Yep, and boklm told that there was physical space for 8 disks on that
> server, so that is ok too... I guess we need a 2.5 -> 3.5 adapter for
> the ssd (unless it already comes with the extra mounting plate)
8 bays but careful, only 6 ports on the Motherboard:
For the bracket, it's included yes (but we won't use it).
>> [root at valstar ~]#
>> For now, we just use 0 and 1.
>> I just hope that [2-5] are not broken like on old ecosse.
> Hm, was valstar also a pre-production hw ?
Yes, valstar is the same HW than jonund.
Both are pre-production Supermicro HW.
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