Wine HQ server.

Scott Ritchie scott at
Tue Dec 12 20:45:04 CST 2006

On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 11:09 -0700, Tony Lambregts wrote:
> On 12/12/06, Scott Ritchie <scott at> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-12-11 at 19:27 -0700, Brian Vincent wrote:
> > > > I don't know; that strikes me as overkill.  We do have rack space
> > > > for more servers, so we certainly could drop more in; if someone
> > > > wants to buy 1U servers, we can put those in.
> > >
> > > Looking at the traffic reports, it seems like the WineHQ server is
> > > serving A LOT more than it ever has.  We're at 300GB a month compared
> > > to 200GB a year ago at this time.  And I seem to recall a year before
> > > that we were a lot lower.  The only thing that looks simple to offload
> > > is the Changelog, which accounts for 16GB of traffic a month.
> > >
> > Once again, I'd like to offer up the server we already have hosted by
> >  Currently it just hosts the Ubuntu APT repository,
> > but it's quite capable of doing a LOT more.
> >
> > In November, it served up 1.5 TB of data, at a rate maxing out around
> > 3mb per second on release days.
> >
> > I've already asked, and they have no problem with us offloading some of
> > our meager site onto it :)
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Scott Ritchie
> >
> The main site uses php a lot, is that available?

Yeah, just about anything is.  We have our own (virtual) server,
currently running Ubuntu Dapper.  So far it's got an uptime of like 2
months, only having to reboot because it was moved.  Currently only I
have the passwords.

> Having our main site ( (mirrored or hosted) at a
> separate site poses a problem of what to do for the mail archives  IE:
> (not that I find them
> as useful as before) I think that we could address this issue if
> changed the hosting of the archive to be (or
> something similar) like we do with git and cvs.
That could be done, though I'm tempted to think we should have the
current winehq server be the one with all the stuff other than the main
site (where most of the traffic is), and put the main site at

> I would like to see mirrored solution myself where we have two (or
> more) sites that respond to and this seems to be an
> opportunity to do it.
> --
That could work - setting up a static mirror of winehq shouldn't be too
hard, should it?

Scott Ritchie

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