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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by another_commander » Sun Apr 17, 2016 2:07 pm

Our nightlies buildbot, terrastorage, is currently experiencing modem issues and is unable to connect to the internet. Hopefully this will be fixed soon and nightly build service will resume, but it may take a few days before terrastorage becomes fully operational again. Thank you for your patience.

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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Cody » Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:27 pm

All up and running - old Getafix doesn't hang around.

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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Getafix » Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:46 pm

Cody wrote:All up and running - old Getafix doesn't hang around.
Well... not exactly "all"... didn't manage to provide the community with the Mac nightly. :(

This has become a manual "best effort" task nowadays (if you have noticed the Mac nightly redirection page)...
...it will mostly always lag to the Windows & Linux nightly.
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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Cody » Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:44 am

<sobs>

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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Getafix » Sun Apr 24, 2016 7:21 pm

Things get damaged
Things get broken
I thought we'd manage
But words left unspoken
Left us so brittle
There was so little left to give
(Precious, Depeche Mode)

While in temporary-modem/router mode and waiting for the new one, the terrastorage CPU cooler clips broke.
Yes, the second mishap within 8 days; can someone call Father Merrin???

This one will take a couple of days to get fixed; I don't have a temporary replacement.

Sorry guys 'n' gals.
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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Commander_X » Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:22 pm

Getafix wrote:[...] the terrastorage CPU cooler clips broke.
(If it is about the plastic clips of the cooler retainer, and not the metal clips themselves) A quick DIY solution is to use a (solid) wood screw straight in the plastic (inserted as much as it needs to stay rigid)

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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Getafix » Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:00 am

Commander_X wrote:...A quick DIY solution is to use a (solid) wood screw straight in the plastic (inserted as much as it needs to stay rigid)
Cool!!! 8)
It is more precisely the part (four pins - two of them broken) that actually clips on the board.
I will try this trick most probably tonight... after taking care of an "IT ticket" :) raised by my aunt first.
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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Cody » Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:22 pm

Getafix wrote:... after taking care of an "IT ticket" raised by my aunt first.
<chortles> Ah yes, IT support for the family - I do a bit of that myself.

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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Getafix » Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:33 pm

Cody wrote:...I do a bit of that myself.
My clientele is expanding to 2nd degree relatives. :lol:
Remote desktop s/w has saved me a lot of travelling.
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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Cody » Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:44 pm

Getafix wrote:My clientele is expanding to 2nd degree relatives.
<grins> Yeah, it tends to expand - but I draw the line at friends of relatives.

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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Commander_X » Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:51 pm

Getafix wrote:Cool!!! 8)
It is more precisely the part (four pins - two of them broken) that actually clips on the board.
I will try this trick most probably tonight... after taking care of an "IT ticket" :) raised by my aunt first.
The (attempted) substitute of 1k words:
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Hopefully doesn't bring more confusion :D
(The above is an AM2/AM3 retainer -- for AMD CPUs)
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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Getafix » Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:39 am

Actually is more simple than I thought as it concerns an LGA775 socket cooler.
For the time being, I vandalized my E:D setup, to get terrastorage up and running.
Still on a temporary modem/router, with some network functionality hiccups, though.

Thanx Commander_X!
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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Cody » Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:17 pm

Getafix wrote:For the time being, I vandalized my E:D setup, to get terrastorage up and running.
A noble sacrifice - who needs ED anyway. Muchas gracias, amigo!

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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Getafix » Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:29 pm

It's all about priorities Cody! :D
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Re: Oolite Windows - Trunk nightly builds

Post by Getafix » Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:35 am

I'm shutting down terrastorage to attach the new cooler and new modem.
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