During the next days, starting of today and till Sunday 27/Apr, the nightly server will mostly be unavailable.
The following major operations will be performed:
1. Image backup of server
2. Motherboard downgrade (explained later in this communication)
New O/S installation and
Following a stability period of two weeks the server will be brought down again to get an image backup of the new installation.
During terrastorage server unavailability, Mac users may use the following link for the nightly:
Please, note that the virtual machines used to build Oolite nightly will not be touched... at least not at this stage.
However, the plan for the near future is to re-build the virtual machines with modern O/S and development tools.
To be honest with the community, the motherboard downgrade is due to the fact that I will use the server's motherboard for my E:D rig.
My PC motherboard has a very old PCI Express and also imposes many limitations when it comes to max memory supported.
I don't think that this change will have any impact to user-experience for the nightly service.
I will be posting some updates on the progress here.
EDIT 2014/04/28 02:11am:
O/S and server services have been successfully installed.
All virtual machines (used for the nightly builds) have been successfully tested.
Oolite Nightly service configuration is in progress.
EDIT 2014/04/29 17:45:
Oolite Nightly service is live... well... with a change....
I am sorry but, DYN is stopping the free dynamic dns service,
and I had to change my dynamic dns provider from DYN to NO-IP.
This means that terrastorage nightly service URLs are now:
Mac OS X: http://terrastorage.no-ip.info/oolite/status_mac.html
Windows x64: http://terrastorage.no-ip.info/oolite/status_win64.html
Windows x86: http://terrastorage.no-ip.info/oolite/status_win32.html
Linux x86_64/AMD64: http://terrastorage.no-ip.info/oolite/status_AMD64.html
Linux x86: http://terrastorage.no-ip.info/oolite/status.html
A relevant announcement will be posted in the initial post of this thread for each O/S.