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Postby spanky » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:20 am

Sorry for the downtime, folks. We had some errant code introduced (still tracking down why) and everything should be fine once again. We'll still be working on the performance issues that have been happening recently. Thanks for your patience, and we can't wait to see you on the playa!

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Postby lemur » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:54 am

paul addis did it?
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Postby AntiM » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:53 am

Thank you all!
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Postby wedeliver » Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:52 am

Good luck you GANG of nerds.. thanks
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Postby ygmir » Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:22 am

my heros.........thanks.....

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Postby wedeliver » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:18 am

Just a question, when you say "errant code introduce" do you mean generated by phpbb or someone managed to drop a bot?
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Postby swampdog » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:20 am

Hurray! A big thank you to the staff. I was getting withdrawal symptoms.
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Postby geospyder » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:32 am

Clap, Clap, Clap, Clap - thanks - I was starting to go through withdrawal :(
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Postby spanky » Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:06 am

wedeliver wrote:Just a question, when you say "errant code introduce" do you mean generated by phpbb or someone managed to drop a bot?


Still unclear, but I'm pretty sure that it wasn't a hack (bot as you say). Replacing the existing code with "old" code fixed it, so we'll be doing some heavy diffing today.

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Postby bigbluedoggy » Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:39 am

Thank you guys for getting eplaya back up!! I felt so cut off for a couple of days there!!! We leave in 12 days... Holy S___!!!!
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:20 am

HEY!

Re-load your avatars, all you red-x people.
Please to visit PAGE TWO.
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Postby AntiM » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:28 am

I get the white screen now and then this morning, but it vanishes with a refresh.
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Postby Da Mule » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:28 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:HEY!

Re-load your avatars, all you red-x people.


Yeah, what he said.

And by the way, spanky mentioned eplaya's performance issues. I've heard something about a blue pill that can help with that.
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Postby spanky » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:31 am

Oh, duh, I can restore the avatars.
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Postby spanky » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:34 am

Avatars restored.

I'm thinking about using Varnish for caching to help with performance.
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Postby Da Mule » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:38 am

*scratches ear with back leg and wonders about how long it would take to varnish the bar*

Wow! That's super-technical stuff. Thanks Spanky for being there to help bring back our home. I didn't even know you were hidden away back there. Just goes to show that often we take for granted the work that people put in behind the scenes to make things easier and fun for all of us.

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Postby Sail Man » Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:48 pm

And it's usually Tribe that seems to go all buggy on us far too often, Thank the Dogs that it seemed to work fine during this horrible downtime. That, and people seemed to be dropping like flies around these here parts keeping us plenty busy, enough to make my withdrawal somewhat tolerable :lol:
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Postby swampdog » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:24 pm

I'm sure it's just a coincidence, but Aug 5 a user requested help with his avatars http://eplaya.burningman.com/viewtopic.php?t=30119 and a symptom after restoration was missing avatars. Did somebody apply a patch or something that was supposed to fix that guy's avatar problem?

You can tell me to shut up - I'm in IT and I HATE it when people who don't have a clue try to suggest answers. But I noticed the coincidence and thought I'd pass it on in case you hadn't.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Thu Aug 13, 2009 3:52 pm

spanky wrote:Avatars restored.

I'm thinking about using Varnish for caching to help with performance.


I think maybe you only restored what is here, in this thread.

Still red X-in-a-box everywhere you look.

I also thank you for doing what you do.....
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Postby Apollonaris Zeus » Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:17 pm

GREAT!

I was almost thinging of joining Tribe BM

But the advertisments and the shit people gave that guy on Playa Vendor such shit I just couldn't!

Thanks Guys!

And it's getting fast everytime I've been logging on too
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Postby wedeliver » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:05 am

spanky wrote:Avatars restored.

I'm thinking about using Varnish for caching to help with performance.


Varnish sounds very nice if you think our issue is content delivery and not data base query.
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Postby gyre » Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:58 pm

Apollonaris Zeus wrote:GREAT!

I was almost thinging of joining Tribe BM

But the advertisments and the shit people gave that guy on Playa Vendor such shit I just couldn't!

Thanks Guys!

And it's getting fast everytime I've been logging on too

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Postby Sham » Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:18 am

not all avitars are back! :cry:
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Postby BitterDan » Tue Aug 18, 2009 9:41 pm

Thanks for fixing things. Any more info as to what the problem was would satiate curious minds.
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Postby DVD Burner » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:40 am

Thanks Spanky!
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