• Subject: Re: *** ADMIN: possible downtime and mail disruption
  • From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2000 12:41:57 -0800

Good luck David and thanks ONCE again for your dedication that allows us ALL to
perform our jobs better !!

"You DA MAN !!!"

Chuck

David Gibbs wrote:

> Folks:
>
> In the very near future I'm going to attempt an upgrade of the mail system
> to a new version of Linux ... this will certainly cause some downtime and
> could possibly cause some disruption in the mail processing.
>
> I will endeavor to minimize the disruption, but please do not be surprised
> if there are problems.
>
> If a message does not show up on the list in a reasonable amount of time
> (24-48 hours) simply re post it.
>
> If there is an extended outage (very unlikely) status reports will be
> posted to http://www.midrange.com.
>
> My current plan is to implement the change tomorrow (Sunday, 1/30).
>
> For those who are interested: I'm currently running Slackware 3.6 (very
> old) and want to upgrade to Redhat 6.1.  The slackware system is
> extraordinarily unstable  and I want to implement some things that require
> a lot more stability.
>
> I'm currently configuring the RH install on a spare hard IDE HD (in another
> computer) and will simply replace the SCSI drive the OS is now running on
> with the new drive.
>
> All list data resides on a separate drive, so recovery of the system will
> simply putting the SCSI drive back.
>
> David
>
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