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Unscheduled maintenance for git.sr.ht

October 8, 2020 at 3:00 PM UTC


Resolved after 50m of downtime. October 8, 2020 at 3:50 PM UTC

The issued was addressed without disruption. While investigating the cause of disk growth, an error with our ZFS snapshot retention policy was found to be the cause. The disk space was trivially reclaimed without incurring an outage. (15:50 UTC — Oct 8)

Advances in the pace of disk usage on git.sr.ht has increased the urgency of a planned migration. On September 18th, we were tracking the growth of git.sr.ht disk space usage up to an expected disk space exhaustion in November. However, in the intervening time, the rate of growth has accellerated and we are now urgently seeking to migrate to a server we have prepped with more storage space. This may cause disruptions as git.sr.ht may become read-only during the migration process. (15:00 UTC — Oct 8)