very slow

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Thu Jul 3 06:41:07 EDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 07:54:48PM -0700, Mark Doliner wrote:
> I asked and it's likely Meebo would donate a single 1U server if we
> can find somewhere to host it.  It would be a used (for maybe a year
> or two) Dell Poweredge 850, Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00GHz (dual
> core), 2GB RAM and a single 73GB drive (we'd probably want to buy a
> second drive and use RAID1).
> Are we interested in being responsible for our own hardware?  We'd
> need to install an OS and reinstall our services and stuff.  And I
> imagine we'd be much worse off if there's a hardware failure.  But it
> seems like it would perform better than a shared server of any sort.
> If that's something we're interested in then we should ask about
> hosting.
> -Mark

We currently have 2.5G ram, and suffer at times (mostly when something
runs away with memory, like viewmtn).  

What I have proposed before, and still think might be beneficial, would
be to move trac and mtn off to a second box, while keeping apache and
the mailing lists on the one we have.  

We would certainly want the machine to have a raid of somesort. 


> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 6:42 PM, Luke Schierer <lschiere at> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 11:57:22PM -0700, Mark Doliner wrote:
> >> I think it's probably because AOL was not allowing ICQ accounts to
> >> login from Pidgin because we were advertising ourselves as an older
> >> version of the software, and the error message that we present to
> >> users directs them to download a newer version at  I
> >> imagine the slowness will clear up in a day or two.
> >>
> >> On a related note, if someone happened to donate a decent 1U server to
> >> us, do you think we could get that co-located somewhere for free?
> >> Would our current hosting provider be able to do that?  A dedicated 1U
> >> server would be an improvement over our current shared server, right?
> >> I don't know who of us has talked to our hosting provider in the
> >> past... is anyone interesting in asking them about this?
> >>
> >> -Mark
> >
> > I don't think DVLabs would do co-lo for free, even if we provided the
> > server.  Power and rack space at their datacenter is somewhat at a
> > premium.
> >
> > It is worth noting that we are being moved to a different host soon,
> > tomorrow or Friday I am told.
> >
> > Luke
> >
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