RFC: Primary architecture promotion requirements

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 15:22:15 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:58 PM, Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 01:27:04PM +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
>  > All sorts of things can speed it up, most of the Fedora builders are
>  > currently loopback ext4 over NFS over 100Mb ethernet over USB. Not
>  > optimal.
> Just switching them to ext2 would save a ton of IO. The buildroots
> get regenerated every time anyway, so journalling isn't really getting
> you anything. If a builder crashes, you probably want to throw the
> old buildroot away and start over anyway.
> out of curiousity, Is the setup of the builders documented somewhere ?

I believe it is somewhere, the reference I had is completely out of
date. The current configuration would not be the configuration used in
primary arch but ultimately it was the best we could do with the
platforms that were available 12-18 months ago. A lot has changed in
that time.


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