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Brain Transplant

  1. Oct 24, 2006 #1

    ZapperZ

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    Did the PF brain transplant work? Is the patient alive and well?

    Zz.
     
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  3. Oct 24, 2006 #2

    Danger

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    Apparently so. I'm back where I want to be after a miserable afternoon, and it seems faster than ever. :smile:
     
  4. Oct 24, 2006 #3

    rbj

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    that was painful.
     
  5. Oct 24, 2006 #4

    Moonbear

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    Did it happen already? Does that mean the torture of my parents coming to town today spared me the torture of clicking refresh endlessly?
     
  6. Oct 24, 2006 #5
    You may still be on the old server. Depends when your local ISP updates their DNS record. By tomorrow night most should be on the new server :smile:
     
  7. Oct 25, 2006 #6

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    Is there a way to know if we're on the new or old server?
     
  8. Oct 25, 2006 #7
    goto run then type ping physicsforums.com

    the IP should be 75.126.62.146
     
  9. Oct 25, 2006 #8

    turbo

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    That explains why this morning when I looked at General Discussion, there were only a handful of people viewing. Probably most of the DNS updates were done overnight, and my ISP didn't get around to it until mid-day today.
     
  10. Oct 25, 2006 #9

    Moonbear

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    Is there a Mac version of these instructions? :biggrin:

    I'll just assume that by morning I must be on the new server, if I'm not already.
     
  11. Oct 25, 2006 #10
    Try this Moonbear:

    1. Double-click on the Hard Drive icon > Applications folder > Utilities folder > Network Utility program.
    2. Select the Ping tab and enter the hostname, where hostname can be a domain name, a machine name or an IP address. (i.e. physicsforums.com)
    3. Press Enter.
     
  12. Oct 25, 2006 #11

    Moonbear

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    Thanks z-component! It seems I'm on the new server. Now...just as soon as everyone else joins me here... :biggrin:
     
  13. Oct 26, 2006 #12

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    Yay! I'm here, finally! That was a long two days in PF purgatory. It was getting pretty lonely back on the old server. When I last checked, about four hours ago, there was one member online (me) and nine guests.
     
  14. Oct 26, 2006 #13

    Moonbear

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    That's what you get for being the newest mentor...someone had to stay behind and lock up the doors and turn off the lights at the old server. :biggrin: Glad you finally were able to join us over here at the new place.
     
  15. Oct 26, 2006 #14

    Evo

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    Ok, the server is hosed up again.
     
  16. Oct 26, 2006 #15
    The server is not hosed. I screwed up and had to assign the hostname a different IP which sets back the DNS again.
     
  17. Oct 27, 2006 #16

    Evo

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    You should have just blamed it on the server. :smile:
     
  18. Oct 27, 2006 #17

    Moonbear

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    That was torture!!! :cry:
     
  19. Oct 27, 2006 #18

    Phobos

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    ahh...all is right with the world again.
     
  20. Oct 27, 2006 #19

    Evo

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    :surprised Don't jinx it!!!
     
  21. Oct 27, 2006 #20

    JamesU

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    so what happened :confused:
     
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