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  • New server, take two

    Apolyton's moved to a new server - and, after a series of Murphy's laws issues, stayed down for much of this week. Now it's back up again, and should be up for good. Once again please report issues and comment on performance here.

    I'm sorry for the extended downtime!

    Aside from the move, it's now also running the latest forum software, so report any issues pertaining to that as well.
    Solver, WePlayCiv Co-Administrator
    Contact: solver-at-weplayciv-dot-com
    I can kill you whenever I please... but not today. - The Cigarette Smoking Man

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    • #3
      It lives!
      I'm not conceited, conceit is a fault and I have no faults...

      Civ and WoW are my crack... just one... more... turn...

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      • #4
        What was dead lives once again!
        It's never too late to shut the **** up and hope for the best. - Kentonio
        If social security were private, it would be prosecuted as a Ponzi scheme. - me
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        • #5
          Thank you, Solver. Well done, sir!
          Apolyton's Grim Reaper 2008, 2010 & 2011
          RIP lest we forget... SG (2) and LaFayette -- Civ2 Succession Games Brothers-in-Arms

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          • #6
            Yes. Thanks, Solver! And now we can tweet each other's posts?
            Click here if you're having trouble sleeping.
            "We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones." - François de La Rochefoucauld

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            • #7
              «prev-next» ?
              AC2- the most active SMAC(X) community on the web.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Lorizael View Post
                Yes. Thanks, Solver! And now we can tweet each other's posts?
                Tweeting really doesn't fit well with this forum full of old people

                Originally posted by Buster's Uncle
                «prev-next» ?
                Not a feature in vB5 as far as I can see.
                Solver, WePlayCiv Co-Administrator
                Contact: solver-at-weplayciv-dot-com
                I can kill you whenever I please... but not today. - The Cigarette Smoking Man

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                • #9
                  Now people can share my wisdom on twitter and facebook. Excellent.
                  "South Africa is a shithole. It used to be a decent place." -Ben Kenobi

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                  • #10
                    As to what actually happened here.

                    Almost a week ago, the move was complete, traffic started coming here and everything seemed great, but the site crashed about 5 hours later. I restarted when I woke up, and it crashed again within a few hours. When transferring Apolyton, I had happily put it on a fairly new, nearly unused drive. It turned out to be faulty, producing lots of data errors.

                    At that point I could have started transferring manually to another drive, but since I don't actually have much time, I asked the guys at the data center to clone the disk, which should have taken ~24 hours. Some 36 hours later I got word the clone was proceeding slower than expected, and another 30 hours later I was informed that the process was stuck entirely and the disk refused to cooperate. So I anyway had to move files to temporary storage, reupload to the replaced disk and otherwise get involved. In the end, a disk failure that should have been recovered in about 24 hours under favorable circumstances took around five days.
                    Solver, WePlayCiv Co-Administrator
                    Contact: solver-at-weplayciv-dot-com
                    I can kill you whenever I please... but not today. - The Cigarette Smoking Man

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                    • #11
                      Thanks Solver
                      Indifference is Bliss

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by N35t0r View Post
                        Thanks Solver
                        Absolutely
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                        • #13
                          One more thing. I'm trying to get rid of all ads on the site. If you see ads (I know most people never had any), please report where exactly.
                          Solver, WePlayCiv Co-Administrator
                          Contact: solver-at-weplayciv-dot-com
                          I can kill you whenever I please... but not today. - The Cigarette Smoking Man

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                          • #14
                            Site does appear to be much faster now, too.

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                            Here's a picture of my new kitty cat to see if that works.
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                            • #15
                              Ads only seem to appear if you are not logged in. They appear at the top and bottom of the page.
                              It's never too late to shut the **** up and hope for the best. - Kentonio
                              If social security were private, it would be prosecuted as a Ponzi scheme. - me
                              Check out https://shauchi.wixsite.com/fire

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