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PF HD repair Thur 3/25 at 11PM CDT

  1. Mar 24, 2010 #1

    berkeman

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    Seems the PF database HD is failing. It is scheduled to be replaced on Thursday at 11PM CDT.

    There will be a bit of downtime. Sorry for the inconvenience.
     
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  3. Mar 24, 2010 #2
    Just switch to a SCSI drive.
     
  4. Mar 24, 2010 #3

    berkeman

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    I'll have to check with Greg on that. Not sure how often he's checking in right now.
     
  5. Mar 24, 2010 #4

    Moonbear

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    Oh boy. Maintenance being done while Greg is away. Do we still have the alternate PF Yahoo site to gather with our support groups if we have to go through withdrawal if the whole site goes down until he returns? :bugeye:
     
  6. Mar 24, 2010 #5

    Evo

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    Astronuc and chroot have the ability to work directly with the data center anytime Greg travels, so any down time should be minimal.

    Moonbear the alt PF support site is a secret, used only for urgent communications like "ugh, what happened, I can't get in", "I know I can't get in either", "can anyone get in?", "not that I know of". :biggrin:
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2010
  7. Mar 24, 2010 #6

    Borek

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    We can always gather in a bad place where nobody knows who is who.
     
  8. Mar 24, 2010 #7

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    That was my thought also.

    Welcome home Evo.
     
  9. Mar 24, 2010 #8

    turbo

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    OK, I'll be stinky elf.
     
  10. Mar 25, 2010 #9

    Evo

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    I never got a cool name.
     
  11. Mar 26, 2010 #10
    aaaaaand we're back and on the new HD. now i'm going to go get drunk and then sleep for 12 hours.
    MIH I'm gonna need a massage too :D
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2010
  12. Mar 26, 2010 #11

    lisab

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    ...gasp...!

    Wow, soooo glad you fixed it, Greg. Thanks! Nighty-night, sweet dreams o:)!
     
  13. Mar 26, 2010 #12
    It would appear that we lost quite a bit of posts :cry: :cry:.

    At least it's all fixed now. Thanks Greg :smile:

    ++What you drinking huh?
     
  14. Mar 26, 2010 #13
    yeah we lost all the posts from late morning, I don't think it was up more than a couple hours
     
  15. Mar 26, 2010 #14

    turbo

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    Finally! I have a PF addiction. Sometimes, it can be hard to quantify.
     
  16. Mar 26, 2010 #15

    cronxeh

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    Ah this is so not cool. I was updating the page all day and its down! Finally its up. Hey how much space do you guys use? We should pitch in and get SSD, im sure the forum is under 250 gigs?
     
  17. Mar 26, 2010 #16

    russ_watters

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    Nice.
     
  18. Mar 26, 2010 #17
    It was a combination of problems, not just the hard drive, I won't go into detail. Data centers are very slow in adopting SSD. Once they are reliable and readily available we'll definitely hop on that train.
     
  19. Mar 26, 2010 #18

    Moonbear

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    Wow, Greg, you can't even go on vacation without PF going kerblooey! Sorry your vacation was disrupted with having to fix hard drive problems. Go enjoy that drink and sleep well!
     
  20. Mar 26, 2010 #19
    I got back last night thankfully!
     
  21. Mar 26, 2010 #20

    Ivan Seeking

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    Thanks for all of the hard work, Greg.

    Back just in the nick of time!
     
  22. Mar 26, 2010 #21

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    Then, welcome back! When the whole site went down for so long, I was worried that Astronuc was on his own to fix the problems (I haven't seen Chroot around in a while) and couldn't reach you on vacation. For some reason, I thought you weren't back home until this weekend (and was starting to get nervous that PF might be down that long). :uhh:
     
  23. Mar 26, 2010 #22
    Welcome back Greg! Did you get that weird sensation in the pit of your stomach too when you noticed that PF wasn't working?
     
  24. Mar 27, 2010 #23

    Dembadon

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    "I felt a great disturbance in the Force... as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced."
     
  25. Mar 27, 2010 #24

    Math Is Hard

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    I tried, baby, but you were out like a light. BTW, your kung pao chicken is in the fridge - maybe you can have it for breakfast.
     
  26. Mar 27, 2010 #25

    :eek:
     
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