[imc-calyx] Re: [IMC-Tech] berkman down?
alex at calyx.nl
Thu Dec 29 08:41:15 PST 2005
Please send it to support at calyx.nl or me directly. I get these mails. Is
the machine up now or not?
>I think that the first problem with berkman is that we dont know WHO to
>contact in Calyx.nl when the server goes down or need a reset or just get
>Someone know who is the person or email support at calyx ?
>Do we have a customer # ?
>I can help with the berkman administration. I have experience in FreeBSD
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>On Tue, 27 Dec 2005, lotu5 wrote:
>>well the server is still down now. is anyone working on getting it
>>restarted? do the folks in nl know? clara?
>>that sounds like a good lead mark. i remember that you restarted the
>>bittorrent thing right before this all started happening. remember that
>>email about seeding torrents that came in about 2 weeks ago?
>>mark burdett wrote:
>>>one thing that possibly could be blamed for the crashes is the
>>>bittorrent seeder. it uses more cpu on berkman than anything
>>>else (hundreds of python threads when the torrents directory
>>>hasn't been cleaned out in a while)
>>>The reason it uses so much cpu is that I haven't been able to
>>>get bittorrent to run with psyco (this works fine on all freebsd
>>>5 and 6 boxes i've tried, but not berkman, which is running
>>>the bittorrent seeder has to be manually started so it wouldn't
>>>prevent the box from booting up but I fear it could cause or
>>>contribute to a crash.
>>>the instability we're having didn't start until some time after
>>>we started using bittorrent. so, I won't restart the bittorrent
>>>seeder until i implement a cronjob to periodically clean out the
>>>torrents directory and restart the seeder.
>>>i'm not sure how to get psyco working aside from reinstalling
>>>the server w/ freebsd 6, if anyone is up for that...
>>>On Sun, 25 Dec 2005 12:06:43 -0500, mtoups at indymedia.org wrote:
>>>On Fri, 23 Dec 2005, micah wrote:
>>>>Ok, so Mark, Francois, Tommy, Lotus, Mat and Mtoups(?), can you guys
>>>>request a mailing list (http://newlist.indymedia.org) and begin to hash
>>>>this stuff out? I'm concerned that everyone is waiting for everyone else
>>>>to do stuff and this way nobody will do anything. Nobody likes
>>>>hierarchy, so instead of having one leader, each person should lead! :)
>>>I filled out the new list form, soon we will have a berkman-tech list.
>>>I'm afraid we already have a task to start with: berkman seems to be down
>>>again. I do not know why it came back up last time - last week I got
>>>sick and missed many of the emails on the subject, and when I caught
>>>up the system was back up.
>>>Either way we have some investigation to do to figure out why we
>>>suddenly have stability problems. I think we can try to coordinate
>>>this between people in Amsterdam who can visit the server, and
>>>tech folks elsewhere who can provide support.
>>>If our volunteers local to Berkman can let us know when they will be
>>>able to get to the system (clara if you can help), I will try to contact
>>>the remote tech support so that we have a team in place. If the rest of
>>>you have ideas, of course, speak up! (Also, Mark B, if you can
>>>provide BSD support that would be appreciated)
>>>Sorry this is happening during a holiday.
>>>doing radio and tech for pittsburgh indymedia, USA
>>>-- gpg --keyserver keys.indymedia.org --recv-keys CE9CE8AD
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