[Rack] Pony?

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Wed Jan 9 10:52:28 UTC 2013


I can't get to stallion, so getting pony back up doesn't work

-ben

On Tue, 8 Jan 2013, Danny O'Brien wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 02:22:13AM -0800, Ben Kochie wrote:
>> So there's a much better refurbished APC in the new rack next to the
>> wall-o-tubes.  I need to order new batteries for it and install
>> them.
>>
>> I was planning to move everything out of susan into this new rack
>> and get rid of the old UPS/Stallion server.
>
> In the meantime, is there an easy way to get Pony back up? There's a
> couple of housekeeping scripts that run on it, plus the asterisk system
> for the phones. I can move the scripts over to minotaur, but asterisk
> should probably stay where it is..
>
>
> You know, I wonder if (with enough pre-annoucement and warning), we
> should just start again with Pony? It's got a mess of stuff on it, and
> it might be nice to begin again with backups, regular upgrades, and so
> on. Or just start another cleaner VM and begin moving stuff over...)
>
>>
>> -ben
>>
>> On Wed, 2 Jan 2013, Danny O'Brien wrote:
>>
>>> On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 02:52:54AM -0800, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
>>>> I stopped into 2169 tonight, and it was just sitting in the rack powered off.
>>>>
>>>> I just wonder how it got in that state. I powered it on for a moment,
>>>> and lights and disk started happening, but I shut it off to leave it
>>>> like I found it.
>>>>
>>>> Any idea if it starts up after power loss and restoration?
>>>>
>>>
>>> I spoke briefly to Another Rob, who pointed out that the battery light
>>> is red on our APS which may mean the rack is less tolerant of powerouts
>>> than it should be.
>>>
>>> I switched the pony machine back on, because while I don't know whether
>>> it boots succesfully from power loss, I do know that Ben's the only
>>> person who knows anything about that machine these days, and he can
>>> probably work with it better remotely with it on.
>>>
>>> It'd be good to spread the knowledge about it a bit...
>>>
>>> d.
>>>
>>>
>>>> --j
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 11:13 PM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
>>>>> Not that I know of.  Maybe it broke.
>>>>>
>>>>> -ben
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, 30 Dec 2012, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Stallion / pony seems to be shut off.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there any reason why it should remain that way?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>> jof
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