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Re: Anonymous cvs access not working in pgFoundry

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Marius Andreiana <mandreiana(at)rdslink(dot)ro>,PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Anonymous cvs access not working in pgFoundry
Date: 2004-06-18 20:10:09
Message-ID: 200406182010.i5IKA9p01325@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jun 2004, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am also considering moving plPerlNG to SourceForge. Although I believe 
> > that pgFoundry is a good idea, there just isn't enough bandwidth and 
> > hardware support behind the project to make it usable.
> 
> bandwidth related, I'm suspecting that alot of the problem is the Linksys 
> switch we threw in when we first setup the servers ... at the time, I 
> didn't know that it was a bad idea :(  If you do a trace to the servers, 
> you'll see a packet loss between 200.46.204.1 and the server itself that 
> just *shouldn't* be there.  Apparently, on an unmanaged switch, if you try 
> and hard code the ethernet on the server to 100baseT/full duplex, the 
> switch, for some *stupid* reason, will downgrade itself to half duplex, so 
> you get a whack of errors ... right now, as a result, we're running 
> half-duplex on the server(s), which, of course, results in high collisions 
> *sigh*  We're ordering in a new managed Dell Procurve switch next week, to 
> get that issue fixed ...
> 
> As to the hardware support itself ... see my other email ...

Marc, I think you need voodoo dolls on your computers or some exorcism
ritual.  Come to think of it, the problems mostly started when moving
the servers to Central America.  Hmmm.   :-)

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