Category Archives: maintenance

January Maintenance Report

The maintenance went very well I think, but it did take a long time. Triton was back online at around 23.00 on Friday, and Web and Mailservices was not online until Saturday. I’ve been at the computer all waking hours … Continue reading

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Planned maintanance January 10th

I’m planning on taking the system down for maintenance, Triton has an uptime of almost 200 days and it’s time for a new kernel as well as some other updates. I will also take this opportunity to upgrade/replace some hard … Continue reading

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Maintanance downtime 11 August

Tomorrow, Saturday the 11th of August, I’m going to take down all Blinkenshell services to move the physical server to a new location. I’m going to shut the server down at around 14.00 CET, and it’s probably going to be … Continue reading

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Harddrive replacement downtime

I got an email this morning saying one of the drives in the raid-z array had failed, so I’m going to have to replace that drive. Unfortunately Blinkenshell does not have some cool enterprise server with hot-swap drives so this … Continue reading

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Server maintanance done

The server maintanance is now done, and it took even longer than I guessed. 10+ hours of software and hardware upgrades, and battling with software bugs. And there will probably be some issues left to resolve in the comming days. … Continue reading

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Server maintanance 7th of August

As I said in my previous post, I’m going to take down Blinkenshell to upgrade the RAM and do the regular round of software upgrades. I’m going to take the server down at around 10.00 AM CET this Sunday (August … Continue reading

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RAM Upgrade

So yeah… I ordered 32GB of RAM the other day. The main server is using a bit more than the current 8GB of RAM, so it’s using memory compression and swap and other workarounds at the moment. It’s actually working … Continue reading

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