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From: Ethan Mallove (ethan.mallove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-07 16:10:16


When milliways is down, no MTT results can be submitted. So
watch out for some of your MTT results going into the ether
at the below times.

milliways migration:

  date : Mar 9, Friday
  time : 7:00AM to 9:00AM ET

Possible second try on milliways migration:

  date : Mar 19
  time : 8:00AM to 5:00PM ET


----- Forwarded message from DongInn Kim <dikim_at_[hidden]> -----

From: DongInn Kim <dikim_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 13:45:58 -0500
To: "Shei, Shing-Shong" <shei_at_[hidden]>
Cc: Internal OSL staff mailing list <osl-staff_at_[hidden]>,
        Ethan Mallove <Ethan.Mallove_at_[hidden]>,
        Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]>,
        Rob Henderson <robh_at_[hidden]>
Subject: Re: [Important] milliways downtime
OpenPGP: id=BE966DE5
Original-recipient: rfc822;Ethan.Mallove_at_[hidden]

Hi Bruce,

Yes, I think it would be fine to do the migration this Friday early
morning(7:00AM to 9:00AM ?) if it won't take a long time when thing goes
well. I have asked several OSL people personally and I could not hear
any big objections about the new schedule.

So, the new migration date and time would be
1) date : Mar 9, Friday
2) time : 7:00AM to 9:00AM ET

If this migration does not work well, as you mentioned, we can roll back
to the original current milliways and then we still can do the migration
again with a plenty of time (8:00AM to 5:00PM ET) on Mar 19, Mon.

How does it sound?
Please let me know if you have any problems or concerns about the new
I am sorry for the quick and changing schedules.


- DongInn

Shei, Shing-Shong wrote:
> Hi,
> I hope that this is not a short notice -- we plan to reboot all our
> servers
> Friday (Mar 9th) morning (maybe between 7:00 and 8:00 AM) for two
> reasons:
> for the new kernel to kick in and make sure that DST change is in
> place. I
> wonder if it's a good idea to take the chance to do the hardware
> swapping.
> If we do it this time and IF we are lucky, then we don't need to shutdown
> the machine again later as DongInn proposed. I expect the downtime
> should
> not be longer than two hours if things go smoothly. If it does not, then
> we still have the option to use the 'current' milliways as it is now and
> schedule another downtime as DongInn proposed. Let me know.
> Thanks,
> Bruce
>> Hi,
>> I think nobody really cares about the migration date except for someone
>> who I asked personally.
>> The date that I would like to choose would be the third option: Someday
>> after Spring breaks, probably Monday Mar 19,2007.
>> Please let me know if you have any issues or concerns of my choice.
>> If I do not hear any big objection about the date until tomorrow(3/8)
>> noon, I will announce the downtime to the all-osl-users mailing list
>> then.
>> Regards,
>> - DongInn

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