[Slackdocs] Server OS upgrade this week
mfilpot at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 20:11:30 CEST 2015
Thank you for your the prompt completion.
On Wed, Aug 19, 2015, 11:59 AM Eric Hameleers (SBo) <
eric.hameleers at alienbase.nl> wrote:
> Op 19-8-2015 om 12:01 schreef Eric Hameleers:
> > On Tue, 18 Aug 2015, Eric Hameleers wrote:
> >> Somewhere this week, I will perform an upgrade of the OS on the Wiki
> >> server. I expect that everything will still work afterwards, because
> >> my modifications to the OS and added packages are fairly minimal.
> >> There will be a reboot because of the new kernel, but that is just a
> >> hickup. If anything else fails after the upgrade, there may be some
> >> downtime on the Wiki (docs.slackware.com) but also possibly on
> >> taper.alienbase.nl (same server, different hostname) where I host my
> >> mirrors and git repositories.
> > The OS upgrade for the Wiki is ongoing at this moment. I have shutdown
> > the webserver and SQL server to prevent mishap.
> > Should be up and running again in half an hour if all goes according
> > to plan.
> > Cheers, Eric H.
> It's all done now (the upgrade finished several hours ago).
> There were some initial troubles because I had not noticed that Apache
> 2.4 does not load mod-cgi by default. My cgi scripts were not executing
> and their source code was displayed instead.
> Once I realized that crucial difference with Apache 2,2, gitweb and cgit
> started working again.
> This was an upgrade of Slackware 13.37 to 14.0. I plan on repeating this
> exercise in a short while, when I migrate the server to Slackware 14.1.
> Cheers, Eric
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