[opensource]State of the .... mutex?

Jeremy Rumpf rumpf.6@osu.edu
Mon, 15 Nov 2004 10:18:39 -0500

On Sunday 14 November 2004 20:34 pm, Chris Anderson wrote:
> So as people have probably noticed, we've been rather dormant so far this
> year. Mostly this lies in me being too busy with class/work to do much of
> anything else this quarter, sorry about dropping the ball so far. After
> talking to Ted and Tony (among other people) we decided on a few things:
> 1) We're going to run a Debian mirror for powerpc and x86 on Freedom.
> Gentoo and/or Ubuntu will be considered depending on how much space we
> have. Right now we're ignoring Fedora and the like since that would be
> mostly an iso mirror while we're more interested in the actual package
> mirroring. Connections will be limited to something like 5-8 per SOC's
> request during the week, we can increase this on the weekends from the
> look of it.
> 2) Freedom will also begin hosting CVS repositories for groups in CS who
> need a place to work together (mainly for class, but we can obviously
> allow some exceptions).
> 3) We *might* allow user accounts (this would imply webspace as well).
> Depends how much space we have after the above 2 points.
> As for meetings, I'm open to suggestions.

Just out of curiosity, what hardware is Freedom. I'm assuming Intel, etc. Does 
it have SCSI, RAID, etc.?


Jeremy Rumpf
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