[Fedora-infrastructure-list] More Servers for PHX Colo

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at fedoraproject.org
Wed Aug 16 22:26:05 UTC 2006


On 8/16/06, Max Spevack <mspevack at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Aug 2006, Warren Togami wrote:
>
> > Hey folks,
> >
> > I talked with Max Spevack today about the status of the Dell server
> > donation. To his knowledge as of yesterday nothing has arrived for him
> > yet.
> >
> > Max agreed generally that we need more boxes in the colo, and he wants
> > information of what type of servers (features, U sizes, cost).  I assume
> > the type of serial console with access to BIOS is an important
> > requirement, but otherwise we need standard rackmount boxes?  Does
> > anyone know any more details about our colo?
>
> I don't particularly care about all the technical specs of the boxes -- I
> just need to know what we need in general, what we plan to use it for, and
> how much it's going to cost.
>
> There shouldn't be any budget issues for a couple of thousand dollars
> worth of boxes, but that's only if I can give a useful accounting of what
> the money is buying us.
>
> --Max
>
> --

As far as generals any sort of remote management would be fine by me,
serial bios support, DRAC, or IP based KVM would be fine.  One thing
I'm not sure on, and Stace would know more, is how much space is left
on our PDU's.  Though in the near future we could really use a Xen
box.  Which, in general needs drive space and plenty of RAM.

        -Mike




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