Shutting down patchwork [was Re: Is the Linode instance still in use?]

Pierre-Yves David pierre-yves.david at
Wed Jun 1 20:29:10 EDT 2016

On 06/02/2016 02:02 AM, Sean Farley wrote:
> Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at> writes:
>> Actually, this VM is on an annual plan, and an absolutely ancient distro
>> (Fedora 16!). I don't want to pay $500 to keep it alive for another year
>> when it should be put out of its misery.
>> I'm not sure when Linode will shut off the VM if I don't pay for it, but
>> I'd imagine it will be shut down in a matter of days. How important is it
>> that it stay alive? Because my preference will be to let it lapse.
> I think marmoute is literally the only person that uses it.

If I'm not mistaken, at least Yuya and Martin also look at it. It is
also the closest thing to a central tracking of our patch state, Augie
and Matt tooling read its state.

Is it already expired? Should we expect a shut down any time from now?
We can probably migrate it to something less expensive in a hurry…


Pierre-Yves David

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