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Ashanti is named after the Black Panther/Black Liberation Army, Estacion Libre, and Critical Resistance activist and former political prisoner Ashanti Alston.

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  • Ashanti (formerly 'newdega') was built and deployed by Pittsburgh IMC techs to replace Dega which was under too much load. Thanks to ski for help with the hardware.


  • Pentium III at 666MHz
  • 320 MB RAM - now 512MB RAM (supposedly maximum capacity) (upgraded early october 2005)
  • disks:
    • hda: Maxtor 2F040L0 ATA DISK drive
    • hdc: Maxtor 2F040L0 ATA DISK drive
  • eth0 is a ADMtek Comet connected to the Internet via netgear 10/100 switch.
  • eth1 is a Macronix 98715 PMAC connected via crossover cable to Carlsson, the db server.



  • ashanti runs debian linux (sarge)
  • hda and hdc make up a single software raid1 array using the linux 'md' and 'raid1' modules. see AshantiMetaInfo


  • webserver is apache 1.3.33-6sarge1, php version 4.3.10-16
  • IMC sites are running dadaIMC (0.99)

Hosted indymedia sites



  • None yet (!)

-- DannyP - 01 Apr 2005 -- MattToups - 12 Apr 2005 -- JimNelson - 01 Jun 2005 -- JimNelson - 05 Jul 2005 (added Belgium and Sonora)
Topic revision: r6 - 02 Mar 2006, BradleY
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