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Re: [sysadmins] Two upgrades this weekend ...

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, sysadmins(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [sysadmins] Two upgrades this weekend ...
Date: 2009-05-24 06:31:34
Message-ID: 20090524033022.G35116@hub.org (view raw or flat)
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Okay, everything *appears* to be fine ... only concern I have is mailman, 
as I don't know how to test that, but it *looks* like postfix is 
processing emails properly ...

Please go through and let me know, as I said, worst case, we have to 
revert back to the 6.x format, but would prefer to resolve any issues vs 
just switch back ...

On Sat, 23 May 2009, Marc G. Fournier wrote:

>
> I am starting this on pgfoundry.org right now ... the procedure is very 
> simple (but longish):
>
> shutdown VPS
> use rsync to create a duplicate
> upgrade OS to 7.x
> restart VPS
> upgrade all ports to 7.x
> restart VPS to ensure all services restart
>
> I won't be going to bed until it is finished, so there will be no delays for 
> rebuilding the ports themselves ...
>
> On Sat, 23 May 2009, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 23 May 2009, Stefan Kaltenbrunner wrote:
>> 
>>> Robert Treat wrote:
>>>> On Saturday 23 May 2009 00:35:05 Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>>>>> I need to perform two upgrades this weekend:
>>>>>
>>>>>    pgfoundry.org
>>>>>    pugs.postgresql.org
>>>>> 
>>>>> We've been having an odd issue with our 64bit servers of late, and we've
>>>>> been slowly eliminating potential problems.  Right now, I am working on
>>>>> eliminating a potential issue with running FreeBSD 6.x VPS/libraries on
>>>>> the FreeBSD 7.x servers, something that all three of our current 64bit
>>>>> servers have in varying degrees.
>>>>>
>>>>>    Both pgfoundry.org and pugs.postgresql.org are running FreeBSD 6.x 
>>>>> ports
>>>>> / libraries, so I will be upgrade them to proper 7.x VPSs.
>>>>>
>>>>>    The downtime tends to vary, but will be at least 2hrs each, and I 
>>>>> will
>>>>> do them sequentially .
>>>>>
>>>>>    No config files will be changed, only the binaries upgraded / 
>>>>> recompiled
>>>>> to be proper "native 7.x binaries" ...
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks for the heads up... any chance you can email pgsql-www when the 
>>>> downtime begins (and optionally when it is done) ? 
>>> 
>>> it might also be important to mention that depending on what the 
>>> definition of "binaries upgraded" is that our version of gforge might not 
>>> work with certain newer stuff...
>> 
>> I'm going to duplicate pgfoundry *before* do the upgrade, so that if it 
>> does fail completely, I can revert back to the 6.x version quickly ...
>> 
>> And yes, will send out a notice both before, and when completed ...
>> 
>> 
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>> Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
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