[Catalog-sig] Massive problems with PyPI since days

Jannis Leidel jannis at leidel.info
Mon Dec 19 11:26:46 CET 2011

On 18.12.2011, at 23:06, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

>> Is there any severe problem with PyPI?
> There were. The e1000 card kept complaining
> e1000: eth0: e1000_clean_tx_irq: Detected Tx Unit Hang
> under heavy load. Not sure whether that's a new problem,
> or just now occurring due to increased load; notably,
> the problems were much reduced over this weekend.
> People reported that this may be due to bugs in the Linux
> e1000 driver, but none of the suggested changes (most recent
> driver, various module parameters) had any positive effect.
> I have now moved PyPI to a different machine (the same
> as www.python.org), and see whether I can get the network
> card (or perhaps the cabling) replaced. www.python.org is
> a quite larger machine, so it should be able to cope with
> the extra load.

Ah, I wasn't able to SSH into this new box, can you transfer the accounts from ximinez to www?


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