newsNews: Gna! hardware failure

Show feedback again
Latest News
mail subsystem upgraded posted by beuc, Sat 23 May 2015 06:17:18 PM UTC - 0 replies
dl/home/cvs/svn/ upgraded to debian8 posted by beuc, Thu 21 May 2015 10:12:23 PM UTC - 0 replies SSL certificate renewed posted by zerodeux, Thu 24 Apr 2014 07:13:06 AM UTC - 2 replies
Heartbleed status and measures posted by beuc, Wed 09 Apr 2014 09:47:29 AM UTC - 0 replies
mail subsystem automatically reinstalled posted by beuc, Sat 08 Mar 2014 11:02:17 PM UTC - 0 replies
[124 news in archive]

Gna! hardware failure

Item posted by Vincent Caron <zerodeux> on Tue 14 Feb 2012 06:55:00 PM UTC.

Gna! was down from Wednesday Feb. 8 circa 11pm until Tuesday Feb. 14 at 6:44 pm.

The hardware had a fatal failure while rebooting after an OS upgrade. It was fixed by parts from another identical server, and the service was restarted as-is (but fully upgraded).

The hosting company, Bearstech, is operating most of its hardware with Lights-out-Management and using virtualization and other techniques to "logically" fail and replace faulty hardware in a matter of minutes, then only changing parts on a weekly basis. Unfortunately Gna! is running on an old donated hardware which does not have the required features...

On the other hand the hardware lived a long and intense 6-years life, which is a rather good figure.

We are looking forward to upgrading our hardware to handle the next failures more gracefully.


No messages in Gna! hardware failure


Start a New Thread:

You could post if you were logged in
Show feedback again

Back to the top

Powered by Savane 3.1-cleanup