[arch-dev-public] space problems on gerolde

Dale Blount dale at archlinux.org
Mon Oct 20 09:31:24 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 09:24 -0400, Dusty Phillips wrote:
> 2008/10/20 Dale Blount <dale at archlinux.org>:
> >> I think we should look into upgrading our disks. Dale, could you look
> >> into pricing and complexity of doing this? I know you mentioned that
> >> gerolde has no extra slots, so we're have to do an actual upgrade...
> >> Details would be appretiated
> >>
> >
> > 300GB 80pin Ultra 320 drives are about $400 each.  Downtime would be
> > several hours to complete the upgrade work (disk copy, expand
> > partitions, expand filesystem, and probably an -Syu), and we'd want to
> > make sure we had a complete backup before beginning.
> If y'all are willing to weight until I sell out of USB keys, I can buy
> the drive out of schwag income.
> Any chance of selling the old drive or is it just scrap?

Just to be clear - we're using a mirror, so we'll need 2 of the drives.
We could probably sell the old drives, but new ones of the 10k 146s are
going for just over $100 each and used ones for much less.


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