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lockedThe validator fix (see September 8, 2004) and an associated transitioner fix have been implemented, tested, and placed online
1 SETI News 4397 10 Sep 2004
lockedWe have added a number of new features to the message boards. Details are here. Thanks to Janus Kristensen for contributing this.
1 SETI News 4457 10 Sep 2004
lockedStats are now available on your cell phone. See 'Your Account' for the URL. This feature was developed by Carl Christensen of CPDN.
1 SETI News 4647 9 Sep 2004
lockedYesterday we discovered that when result files are lost, say due to a restore from a backup (restores involve both the DB and the ULDL directories) the validator ends up in a endless loop
1 SETI News 4812 8 Sep 2004
lockedWe came up this morning and had to tune the data server to keep connection drops from happening
1 SETI News 4416 7 Sep 2004
lockedBecause of the holiday weekend and family commitments we are a bit short handed and short on time
1 SETI News 4765 5 Sep 2004
lockedSome technical folks from Snap Appliance are on their way to SSL to provide on site support
1 SETI News 4586 3 Sep 2004
lockedThe SnapApp folks were here for most of the afternoon
1 SETI News 4549 3 Sep 2004
lockedThe Snap App hung again
1 SETI News 4612 2 Sep 2004
lockedWe have completed the SnapApp work around
1 SETI News 4785 2 Sep 2004
lockedWe will be having a short (less than 1 hour) data server outage tomorrow at 16:30 UTC
1 SETI News 4089 1 Sep 2004
lockedWe are back up after restarting the Snap Appliance and making sure everything is OK
1 SETI News 4546 30 Aug 2004
lockedStarting with version 4, BOINC does 'time-slicing' to divide CPU time between projects. Learn more here.
1 SETI News 4949 30 Aug 2004
lockedClimateprediction.net, another BOINC-based project, is now open. We urge all SETI@home to consider participating in Climateprediction.net. This will keep your computer busy (and earn
1 SETI News 4893 30 Aug 2004
lockedWe are investigating the Win98 hang/crashing issues in this Thread Please check it out for any updates. NOTE: This bug puts your machine in a state that
1 SETI News 5206 30 Aug 2004
lockedOur storage array hung again (the SnapApp work around is not yet implemented)
1 SETI News 4564 30 Aug 2004
lockedA fix to scheduler code to get around a possible memory leak was causing it to bomb after a number of connections. We have backed out this change for now and the scheduler seems to be working OK at this point.
1 SETI News 4823 29 Aug 2004
lockedAfter fixing a few inevitable gotchas, we are back up with the major version upgrade to 4.x. The servers may be slow in responding as all clients will be getting a new supply of work. Everyone will need to download a new c
1 SETI News 4695 29 Aug 2004
lockedThe migration plan has been rescheduled for tomorrow the 29th at 10am PDT
1 SETI News 6272 28 Aug 2004
lockedThe last set of hardware issues have been resolved
1 SETI News 4380 27 Aug 2004
lockedWe are currently experiencing a hardware issue with our scheduling server, we expect this issue to be resolved within the hour
1 SETI News 5189 27 Aug 2004
lockedWe fixed the bogus URL bug and all servers are back up
1 SETI News 4351 26 Aug 2004
lockedWe have brought down the splitters, transitioners, and scheduler until a bug in the splitter can be resolved which was causing a bogus URL to be posted for the work-unit.
1 SETI News 4442 26 Aug 2004
lockedA trio of splitters are now up and producing new work. We plan to release major version 4 of BOINC and SETI@Home tomorrow. A clarification about last week's fallback to an earlier DB state: all work that was uploaded
1 SETI News 4771 25 Aug 2004
lockedThe validator is up and running and credit is now being calculated for all those backlogged results.
1 SETI News 4364 23 Aug 2004
lockedWe are currently working on getting the alpha/beta projects working again, as well as getting new workunits generated so that when we restart the public SETI@home project there will be work to send out to the clients. Another n
1 SETI News 5696 20 Aug 2004
lockedThe database has been restored and is being checked now
1 SETI News 4790 19 Aug 2004
lockedWe are now recovering the database from a snapshot made a few days ago
1 SETI News 4429 18 Aug 2004
lockedThe project ended up running all night despite the dropouts, but this afternoon we encountered a sudden raid failure that caused some data corruption
1 SETI News 4406 17 Aug 2004
lockedCurrently the project is up, as we were unable to recreate the problems we were seeing on Friday
1 SETI News 4508 16 Aug 2004
lockedToday we are continuing to work with Snap technical support to solve our mounting problems
1 SETI News 4691 16 Aug 2004
lockedWe encourage everyone to run SETI@home Classic during our server outages. SETI@home Classic makes the same scientific contribution as SETI@home/BOINC.
1 SETI News 4444 14 Aug 2004
lockedAll the data has been copied to the Snap device
1 SETI News 5047 13 Aug 2004
lockedThe download directory is fully transferred at this point, but we are still waiting for the upload directory to finish
1 SETI News 4765 12 Aug 2004
lockedThe DB is now on the Snap Appliance and the web site is back up. The project itself is still down as the transfer of the upload and download directories is still under way.
1 SETI News 4295 12 Aug 2004
lockedThe project is now down for the move of the DB and the upload directory to the Snap Appliance
1 SETI News 4303 11 Aug 2004
lockedWe have started the copy of the download directory to the Snap Appliance 18000.
1 SETI News 4483 10 Aug 2004
lockedThe servers are back up as far as receiving results but not as far as distributing new workunits
1 SETI News 4794 8 Aug 2004
lockedThe scheduling server is down while we work on a download storage problem
1 SETI News 4765 7 Aug 2004
lockedWe developed a hierarchical directory structure to get around the big directory problem (see August 4, below)
1 SETI News 5439 6 Aug 2004
lockedA misconfigured scheduling server ran for about an hour this morning, misinforming users that they had to upgrade to version 4 of the BOINC software
1 SETI News 4697 5 Aug 2004
lockedWe discovered that the sheer number of files in the upload directory was killing NFS performance for the file_upload_handler
1 SETI News 5186 4 Aug 2004
lockedWhile the project is up and functioning normally, the database and web servers are overloaded
1 SETI News 4345 3 Aug 2004
lockedThe project remained down all weekend, but we are back up now. To add insult to injury, the entire lab lost network connectivity to the rest of the world for a few hours this morning. In light of the unexpected length of this las
1 SETI News 4848 2 Aug 2004
lockedThe project is *still* down
1 SETI News 4616 30 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is currently down
1 SETI News 4369 28 Jul 2004
lockedWe have shutdown the schedulers and file upload handlers so the transitioners can play catch up again
1 SETI News 4518 25 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is down while we deal with a backup problem
1 SETI News 4477 25 Jul 2004
lockedWe are now up and running again, during the night we generated 400k results to be sent out
1 SETI News 4575 23 Jul 2004
lockedThe good news is that the scheduler is now running as a fast cgi which means it maintains a persistent connection to the DB
1 SETI News 4975 23 Jul 2004

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