SERVER CRASH.

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SERVER CRASH.

Postby JQW » 24 Aug 2011, 15:01

We had a major power failure at our hosting provider earlier today, which knocked out a lot of equipment. Everything is back up and running again.

Unfortunately this meant that things didn't shutdown cleanly, and we suffered some database damage during the process.

The most noticeable issue at the moment is that Nextdoorland has vanished from the list of forums, although we could also have some other damage. The posts are still there, it's just the container for them that's missing.

I will try to get it back by one means or another later, sometime after about 7pm UK time.
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Geoff » 24 Aug 2011, 15:07

Thanks, Jethro.
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Count Machuki » 24 Aug 2011, 15:21

JQW wrote:
The most noticeable issue at the moment is that Nextdoorland has vanished from the list of forums


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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Belle Lettre » 24 Aug 2011, 15:34

It's ace,isn't it?
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Tactful Cactus » 24 Aug 2011, 16:09

Yeah, I saw one of those nasty SQL errors about an hour ago.
I appreciate the effort JQ.

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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby souphound » 24 Aug 2011, 16:32

I thought it was just me not seeing NDL. :oops:
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby BlueMeanie » 24 Aug 2011, 17:32

It feels so clean around here now.
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Diamond Dog » 24 Aug 2011, 17:40

Jimbo starts a 9/11 thread and, within an hour or so, the whole section disappears?

Come on, that's just too much of a coincidence....
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Minnie the Minx » 24 Aug 2011, 18:10

Diamond Dog wrote:Jimbo starts a 9/11 thread and, within an hour or so, the whole section disappears?

Come on, that's just too much of a coincidence....


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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby JQW » 24 Aug 2011, 19:24

Right, I think I've fixed it.

Unread post markers and the like may be broken, and any URL you've saved pointing to the forum won't work, but all else should be fine.
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Phil T » 24 Aug 2011, 19:28

Ta muchly! :)

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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby The Modernist » 24 Aug 2011, 19:28

Cheers Paul -good work!

I did notice the 'Libya' thread seems to have disappeared. Not sure if other threads have also gone.

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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Fireplug » 24 Aug 2011, 19:46

Well done that man.

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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby souphound » 24 Aug 2011, 19:50

Yeah!
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Samoan » 24 Aug 2011, 19:51

Many thanks, Jethro.
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 24 Aug 2011, 20:25

Is it just me or is the site clock fucked up?
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby The Modernist » 24 Aug 2011, 20:52

Harvey K-Tel wrote:Is it just me or is the site clock fucked up?


It's you.
Stop blaming your inadequacies on the clock.

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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby The Modernist » 24 Aug 2011, 20:54

The 'my staggering life' thread has also gone...anyway back to the football.
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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby The Prof » 24 Aug 2011, 21:01

TopCat G wrote:
Harvey K-Tel wrote:Is it just me or is the site clock fucked up?


It's you.
Stop blaming your inadequacies on the clock.


It's about 10 minutes fast

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Re: SERVER CRASH.

Postby nev gash » 24 Aug 2011, 21:01

Harvey K-Tel wrote:Is it just me or is the site clock fucked up?


It's 5 minutes into the future - could we get a betting scam going?
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