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Archive for April, 2005

Gentoo Trouble

Filed under: News — site admin @ 11:40

The server has been unavailable to most users from guesstimately yesterday evening until 13:30 (CET) today. Services were suddenly being denied access to various system locations (such as /tmp and /dev/null, which are rather vital). While the exact cause is still being investigated, the most likely culprit is Gentoos package management software (portage). Whether it’s […]

Software Upgrades ;-)

Filed under: News — site admin @ 04:51

Due to the server now having two separate internet connections I had to set up policy based routing, in order to make the server respond on the same interface as the request was received. I took the opportunity to clean up my firewall rules, and the combination of these changes took a while to get […]

Hardware Upgrades

Filed under: News — site admin @ 02:54

The server will be taken offline saturday (April 2nd) afternoon (~16:00 CET) for a few hardware upgrades. I expect it will be unavailable for anywhere between 20 minutes and a full hour, depending on how smoothly everything goes.