[arch-dev-public] Decommissioning dragon and upgrading to new box

Sven-Hendrik Haase svenstaro at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 22:30:35 UTC 2021

On 18.01.21 01:40, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
> On 14.01.21 20:40, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
>> Hey everyone,
>> A new sponsorship term for dragon (our build server for those who 
>> weirdly enough don't know) was coming up and as the box was getting 
>> pretty slow for 2021 I felt perhaps we should also try for an upgrade.
>> Anyway so Hetzner kindly agreed to give us a sponsorship deal for a 
>> bigger box which is roughly twice as fast as dragon. It'll be called 
>> "mir" and will be made available in the next few days.
>> dragon is scheduled to be decommissioned on the 19th of January. Since 
>> nobody is supposed to be storing any data on dragon, we won't be 
>> performing a home directory transfer. Still, if there's any data you 
>> care about on dragon, please back it up until the 19th.
>> Have fun with the new box!
>> Cheers,
>> Sven
> Since the new box doesn't appear to be ready in time for a direct 
> replacement, I've cancelled the cancellation so that we don't break any 
> workflows that depend on a fast build box being available.
> Also, since apparently some people appear to be storing some specific 
> config on dragon, we'll transfer home dirs once the new box becomes 
> available but we'll perform a cleanup beforehand (such as cleaning .cache).
> Cheers,
> Sven

So dragon is now officially decommissioned. Please use 
build.archlinux.org from now on. If you're using offload-build, you'll 
have to use offload-build -s build.archlinux.org until devtools is updated.


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