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Site downtime explanation.

Discussion in 'Administrative' started by Clarity, Sep 29, 2004.

  1. Clarity

    Clarity Will Bryant Staff Member

    Not sure what caused it, but the server was suffering massive errors that led to damage of the database and failure of the site. Obviously this came at a bad time as I'm not online much, and didn't realize there was a problem until last night.

    With the help of roy7 (more like, me typing in commands in the server console that he rattled off at me, I'm a good monkey), we're back online and don't seem to be suffering any ill effects anymore. Meaning no lost data, etc. etc.

    BP is outgrowing its server, and that's going to be a problem in the future. But for the time being, we're back online, and I apologize for any inconvenience.

    Until I get my laptop back, I can be reached at buckeyeplanet(at)gmail.com (with thanks to ex-wolverine for supplying the gmail access). Please email me there if there are more site problems, but I'm 99% sure we're covered now.
     
  2. BrutuStrength

    BrutuStrength It's time to bring it! Staff Member

    I'm just glad that we're back up and running. Great job getting it going again.
     
  3. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Thank God...I was about to call a hotline for emotional support

    Why do I have the mental image of everyone rushing in here to post like a rush for Cabbage Patch Kids in Toys R Us
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2004
  4. BuckeyeSkins

    BuckeyeSkins Go Bucks/Hail to the Redskins!!

    I was suffering from serious withdrawal symptoms.
     
  5. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    I was in a crisis about getting by week6 picks in on time. I finally got above .500 for the year!
     
  6. AKAK

    AKAK If you hear the siren its already too late Staff Member Tech Admin

    Might be good time to hit some people up for some donations to the 'upgrade server' fund while everyone is still suffering form their withdrawal symptoms.
     
  7. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

    I agree.....I was having a panic attack.
     
  8. scooter1369

    scooter1369 Chief Toad Fart

    Aaahhhhhh!! After being banished to BN for almost full day, this is refreshing. I almost starting thinking like them. Scary man. Scary.
     
  9. brutus2002

    brutus2002 Junior

    Whats with the new pic scooter?
     
  10. ScarletInMyVeins

    ScarletInMyVeins Tanned Fat Looks Better

    Clarity... why don't you just leave the paypal icon up all year long that way when people like myself do actually get money we can send you some. I think you should still have the fundraisers in the spring and fall though

    Yeah... I liked the pissed off penguin!!
     
  11. AKAK

    AKAK If you hear the siren its already too late Staff Member Tech Admin

    Its "Scooter the Impaler"

    Watch yourself.
     
  12. Chewbacca

    Chewbacca Been Smooth Since Days Of Underoos

    Well said. Bustnuts is a frickin' joke.
     
  13. scooter1369

    scooter1369 Chief Toad Fart

    Vlad the Impaler is way cooler than penguin beast. It'll probably be back soon though. Along with another of my favorites, the Dorsey...
     
  14. ScarletInMyVeins

    ScarletInMyVeins Tanned Fat Looks Better

    No way dude... The penguin beast kicked ass and would kill Vlad the Inhaler.:chompy:
     
  15. scooter1369

    scooter1369 Chief Toad Fart

    The tribe has spoken.... Vlad is voted off the avatar
     

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