I am planning a kernel upgrade tonight Saturday May 13th starting at 11PM.
This will affect all of Eskimo North’s services: web hosting, shell accounts, e-mail, virtual private servers, and our free Fediverse services https://friendica.eskimo.com/, https://hubzilla.eskimo.com/, https://nextcloud.eskimo.com/, and https://yacy.eskimo.com/.
Provided all servers boot correctly no service with the exception of yacy should be down for more than about ten minutes. Yacy takes up to 45 minutes to re-index it’s database upon startup.
Also, I will be slow for a day or so to get payment receipts out. Processing them requires cut-n-paste and the middle button (necessary for pasting) of my Logitech G 203 mouse has bitten the dust. I must say I am deeply saddened as I’ve never had a Logitech anything die on me before, I thought they were invincible, even inputting cans of Diet Coke into the keyboard has only resulted in temporary non-functioning until it dried. I really can’t complain though, it has served me loyally for many years and a new one is on order.