[arch-dev-public] brynhild hardware testing
dale at archlinux.org
Fri May 4 13:41:13 EDT 2012
On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 20:35 +0300, Ionut Biru wrote:
> On 05/04/2012 08:18 PM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> > Am 04.05.2012 14:49, schrieb Florian Pritz:
> >> On 05/04/2012 11:41 AM, Ionut Biru wrote:
> >>> On 05/04/2012 12:29 PM, Ionut Biru wrote:
> >>> Like a side note, they offered to replace the server "without a specific
> >>> reason" for 39 €.
> >> Aparently they made a mistake. It's not 39€, but rather 69€ if you ask
> >> for a replacement.
> >> I think we should order an EX4 (newer version, with bigger disks, more
> >> ram and fast cpu) for 49€/month and pay the 149€ setup.
> >> Next canellation date is 10/5/2012, so if possible, we should decide in
> >> the next few days.
> > I am surprised you even consider paying for the replacement of broken
> > hardware. I'd say way cancel the contract right now and move elsewhere.
> > Such behavior is not acceptable imho and we shouldn't give them even
> > more money as a bonus.
> we are paying for new hardware with better specs and moving somewhere
> else is out of question. having 999999 places to keep track of payments
> is a burden for me.
> also hetzner servers are pretty cheap. for 49€/mo we get:
> - intel core i7-2600
> - 16 gb ram
> - 2x3tb
> if you find another company that has comparative prices, let me know.
We get what we pay for. 16GB of non-ECC ram is quite a bit of ram to
not to expect single bit errors now and again. This could be exactly
where the corruption is coming from.
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