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So why was CFC down (on and off) the last 3 days?

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Abaddon, Sep 11, 2011.

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  1. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    I remember that turning off the search helped for a time till the issue was resolved (IIRC till a server upgrade happened or more RAM was added).
     
  2. choxorn

    choxorn Watermelon Headcrab

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    Gives me some interesting ideas for DYOS comics...
     
  3. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    four hour outage is not good.
     
  4. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    Cool, database errors. I'd forgotten what it was like to have them.
     
  5. Mise

    Mise isle of lucy

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    It would be a shame if people started doing something else permanently, don't you agree? At some point, people may just decide to not bother coming back.
     
  6. Furiey

    Furiey No Longer Just Lurking

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    Down for me most of yesterday evening GMT. When I did get in it was not for long enough even to post in this thread.
     
  7. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Administrator

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    We're trying to find out what is causing the problem, and trying some measures at least to help with stability until it's properly fixed. I turned off the "Users online" feature on the main page yesterday and today I turned off the *NIX server load limit. I hope this will help to some degree, although the latter action was immediately followed by a brief outage, so it's certainly not cured it.

    Ainwood is far more technically savvy than I am and he's trying to get some clearer information for you, but in the meantime please know at least that this is just as annoying for us as it is for you and we are trying to fix it.
     
  8. aronnax

    aronnax Let your spirit be free

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    What just happened? That was my Tohoku earthquake! It's not just busy server, the whole thing went down!
     
  9. LucyDuke

    LucyDuke staring at the clock

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    :clap:

    I'm satisfied.
     
  10. Furiey

    Furiey No Longer Just Lurking

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    Do you want us to keep reporting it?
     
  11. neilmeister

    neilmeister Lentils have feelings too GOTM Staff

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    I don't know what has changed or been fixed, but the forums are 'cooking with gas' again. :banana:
     
  12. hoplitejoe

    hoplitejoe Top fun-poster

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    Lets hope it is fixed, or else next major civ announcement it is going to go very wrong again.
     
  13. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    And it happened again :shake:.
     
  14. NickyJ

    NickyJ Retired Narrator

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    I guess the forums should try 'cooking with diesel'.
     
  15. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    Server too busy on the half hour, by the half hour. This is starting to become like Thursday all over again :-/.
     
  16. Chibiabos

    Chibiabos Prince

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    Genghis Khan's Mongol hordes are savagely plundering the server resources! :(

    I am getting frequent "The server is too busy at the moment. Please try again later." and, even when it does load, quite a bit of lag. :( I know, I know, reading the above reports, its not new news, but still ... go away lagmonster!!!
     
  17. SouthernKing

    SouthernKing crickety cricket

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    Credit: west india man (I believe)
     
  18. Dreadnought

    Dreadnought Deity

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    The constant failures can have a significant impact on site views...
     
  19. Tecknojock

    Tecknojock Keeping the world running

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    I haven't noticed any issues today
     
  20. hoplitejoe

    hoplitejoe Top fun-poster

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    You have got lucky then.
     
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