[Mageia-dev] Will this work for a build system?
misc at zarb.org
Sat Sep 25 18:06:33 CEST 2010
Le samedi 25 septembre 2010 à 10:08 -0500, R James a écrit :
> Hello Mageia Development Team,
> I have a VM resource that I'd like to provide in the U.S. as a build
> system if you think its acceptable:
> Physical Hardware:
> Dell PowerEdge T300 with Intel Quad Core Xeon E5410 2.33GHz (64-bit,
> VT capable).
> 24GB RAM
> 2TB storage via hardware RAID6
> Virtual Machine:
> I've created a VM using KVM which allocates 2 CPUs and 8GB RAM. There
> are 3 LVM virtual disks for /, swap and /var (or whatever) that are
> free to grow within their 1TB volume group.
> If you need 2 VMs (ie: for 32-bit and 64-bit) I can provide another
> with 2 CPUs and 4GB RAM but I'll need to split the 1TB volume group
> into two.
> Bandwidth from ISP is marginal. 10Mb down, 2Mb up. I think 10Mb down
> is their limit but I'll see if they can increase the upload speed...
> I know nothing about creating a build server so I'm willing to learn
> or simply provide Magia development root access to the VM(s).
> If you think this can be useful, I'll add it to the Hardware Resources
> section of the wiki. If not, I'll set it up as a local Mageia mirror.
Thanks for your offer, but for various reasons and for the moment, we
think it is better to have everything in the same datacenter.
Regarding the mirror, I am not sure that the upload is good enough, but
that's up to you.
Regarding a buildserver, it is not more complex than a calcul cluster.
There is some videos on the subject for Opensuse Build System, and for
the Bodhi and Koji from Fedora. You can also look at Mandriva wiki
even if obsolete regarding exact implementation, this provides a good
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