[Rack] noisebridge.net offline?

Dr. Jesus j at hug.gs
Sat Nov 6 11:52:39 PDT 2010


On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Leif Ryge <leif at synthesize.us> wrote:
>  On 11/06/2010 11:07 AM, Dr. Jesus wrote:
>>
>> On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 10:47 AM, Leif Ryge<leif at synthesize.us>  wrote:
>>>
>>>  On 11/06/2010 02:22 AM, Dr. Jesus wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 2:14 AM, Leif Ryge<leif at synthesize.us>    wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  On 11/06/2010 01:36 AM, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It seem to me like noisebridge.net (209.237.247.66) is offline. The
>>>>>> whole IP seems unresponsive.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Anyone know what broke?
>>>>>
>>>>> Yeah, sorry I didn't notify the list before it went down... your email
>>>>> to rack@ was of course not delivered until it was back up. It was down
>>>>> to be migrated to a different box at cernio, but there were some
>>>>> complications so it is back where it was for now. I'll try to remember
>>>>> to notify people before it goes down for another attempt :)
>>>>
>>>> You interrupted a birthday party I was at.
>>>
>>> Seriously? What was the extent/effect of this interruption? Unless the
>>> birthday party you were at was relying upon noisebridge.net web or mail
>>> services in some way, I'm really not clear as to why downtime on this
>>> system
>>> should have any effect on your evening.
>>
>> The status monitor pages me if it detects an unusually serious outage.
>
> If you desire to be woken up by alerts about hosts you don't administrate,
> that is your prerogative, but given that there is no corrective action you
> could take (aside from calling or emailing the responsible parties, which
> you did not actually do until well after it was back up) I don't feel bad in
> the slightest for scheduled maintenance causing your alerts to interrupt a
> birthday party you were at.
>
>>>> Why didn't you mention any of this on the discuss mailing list?
>>>
>>> Every time someone doesn't email discuss, hundreds of people are able to
>>> avoid wasting the time required to read yet another message - precious
>>> moments of life which can be far better spent.
>>
>> I can see that point of view.  Considering the current topic, does
>> that mean you believe it's a waste of time to notify other Noisebridge
>> members of a pending outage of the VMs at Cernio?
>
> No, as I said, I'll try to remember to notify rack@ next time. If I forget,
> it's not a big deal imho.

Thanks.

For those of you who don't know about it, Cernio has an IRC channel on
Freenode where you can talk to their admins.  Monitoring it might
allow you to determine why there's unexpected behavior of the
Noisebridge VMs in case the regular admins aren't available or there
are fewer of them around, like the situation we find ourselves in at
the moment.


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