Lunatics

Message boards : Number crunching : Lunatics

To post messages, you must log in.

Previous · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · Next

AuthorMessage
Profile Cliff Harding
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 18 Aug 99
Posts: 1265
Credit: 73,266,562
RAC: 19,990
United States
Message 1359510 - Posted: 21 Apr 2013, 20:33:22 UTC

I added the addr, just copy & paste from of the posts above, to my hosts file and was able to get to the site with no problems, going any where the general public is allowed. One note if you have administrator rights on your machine(s) it should be no problem getting to the hosts file. I was able to access the site just by opening a new tab and going there.




I don't buy computers, I build them!!

ID: 1359510 · Report as offensive
Profile Floyd
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 19 May 11
Posts: 524
Credit: 1,870,625
RAC: 0
United States
Message 1359604 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 1:05:07 UTC - in response to Message 1359467.

[quote
%systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\

Do note that the hosts file in win7 is protected, and may require some lengthy procedures for you to edit it succesfully...[/quote]
I started Notepad as Administrator, then opened the hosts file, edited it, then saved it O.K, I couldn't save the host file otherwise.

Claggy[/quote]

Well I got it in there , just goes to parked domain page[/quote]
I had to restart the Browser too.

Claggy[/quote]

this is what comes up now... Even after restarting Browser .

This domain has expired. If you owned this domain, contact your domain registration service provider for further assistance. If you need help identifying your provider, visit http://tucowsdomains.com.

[/quote]Can you post the whole line from your hosts file.

Claggy[/quote]



# 63.247.72.178 lunatics.kwsn.net


ID: 1359604 · Report as offensive
Profile Fred E.
Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 22 Jul 99
Posts: 768
Credit: 24,140,697
RAC: 0
United States
Message 1359607 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 1:12:45 UTC

Can you post the whole line from your hosts file.


# 63.247.72.178 lunatics.kwsn.net


Floyd, you've included the comment marker "#" and the line will be ignored. Remove the # sign and try again.

From the Hosts file instructions:
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.

Another Fred
Support SETI@home when you search the Web with GoodSearch or shop online with GoodShop.

ID: 1359607 · Report as offensive
Profile Floyd
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 19 May 11
Posts: 524
Credit: 1,870,625
RAC: 0
United States
Message 1359612 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 1:33:48 UTC - in response to Message 1359607.

Can you post the whole line from your hosts file.


# 63.247.72.178 lunatics.kwsn.net


Floyd, you've included the comment marker "#" and the line will be ignored. Remove the # sign and try again.

From the Hosts file instructions:
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.


OK , I removed the # from the beginning of that line and closed and reopened the IE browser , still can't get past the Domain expired page , Could the DNS cache need to be emptied some how ?

If so How can I do that ?

ID: 1359612 · Report as offensive
Cosmic_Ocean
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 23 Dec 00
Posts: 2871
Credit: 10,620,139
RAC: 305
United States
Message 1359701 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 7:26:55 UTC

cmd as administrator, ipconfig /flushdns.

Or reboot the computer. Either one should do it.


Linux laptop:
record uptime: 1511d 20h 19m (ended due to the power brick giving-up)

ID: 1359701 · Report as offensive
Profile Cliff Harding
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 18 Aug 99
Posts: 1265
Credit: 73,266,562
RAC: 19,990
United States
Message 1360013 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 20:35:44 UTC

After a machine recycle & 24 hrs later, I attempted to access to the Lunatics site and was stopped at the Kwsn.net page that had the expiration notice. I checked my hosts file, which had contained both the Berkeley server & the newly added Lunatics, and the file had been wiped CLEAN. EVERYTHING IN THE FILE HAD BEEN DELETED!! Luckily I had a copy of the original file and was able to recreate the file.




I don't buy computers, I build them!!

ID: 1360013 · Report as offensive
Gone

Send message
Joined: 31 May 99
Posts: 150
Credit: 125,779,206
RAC: 0
United Kingdom
Message 1360048 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 22:42:34 UTC
Last modified: 22 Apr 2013, 22:49:37 UTC

From England,
I too am getting the domain has expired message when I access directly using the nslookup IP address of http://208.73.210.155/

However when I use the url lunatics.kwsn.net I get redirected to an online gambling site.

My hosts file is intact and contains no lunatics entries, so it appears that they haven't paid the ISP or their nameserver needs updating.

Reg


[edit] when I go to 63.247.72.178 I get this

Ni!

You may be looking for one of these sites:

The KWSN Orbiting Fortress forum

KWSN BOINC statistics

Lunatics optimized Seti@home apps [which takes me here] >>>>>
>>>
This domain has expired. If you owned this domain, contact your domain registration service provider for further assistance. If you need help identifying your provider, visit http://tucowsdomains.com.

Kwsn.net


ID: 1360048 · Report as offensive
Richard HaselgroveProject Donor
Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 4 Jul 99
Posts: 11136
Credit: 83,520,529
RAC: 41,210
United Kingdom
Message 1360062 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 23:17:33 UTC

In case people haven't noticed (I'm sure they have, but I don't think anybody has mentioned it in this discussion yet), the domain name expiry also affects http://stats.kwsn.net/, the statistics site for "The Knights Who Say 'Ni!'".

That's one of the six combined stats sites effectively 'endorsed' by BOINC centrally: their link appears on the account page for every user, on every BOINC project using anything close to the BOINC standard website code.

Problems accessing the Lunatics site are a tiny side-effect of the larger problem (Lunatics has - very kindly - been lent a very small corner of that much larger hosting operation). I'm sure the Knights are making every effort to overcome the hurdles in the way of their domain renewal, as Claggy explained some time ago in this thread.

ID: 1360062 · Report as offensive
zoom314
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 30 Nov 03
Posts: 56731
Credit: 40,722,919
RAC: 4,820
United States
Message 1360063 - Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 23:19:36 UTC - in response to Message 1360048.

From England,
I too am getting the domain has expired message when I access directly using the nslookup IP address of http://208.73.210.155/

However when I use the url lunatics.kwsn.net I get redirected to an online gambling site.

My hosts file is intact and contains no lunatics entries, so it appears that they haven't paid the ISP or their nameserver needs updating.

Reg


[edit] when I go to 63.247.72.178 I get this

Ni!

You may be looking for one of these sites:

The KWSN Orbiting Fortress forum

KWSN BOINC statistics

Lunatics optimized Seti@home apps [which takes me here] >>>>>
>>>
This domain has expired. If you owned this domain, contact your domain registration service provider for further assistance. If you need help identifying your provider, visit http://tucowsdomains.com.

Kwsn.net

I get the same results too and I'm in the southwestern part of the US.
Pluto is still a planet.

Beep! Beep!

ID: 1360063 · Report as offensive
Josef W. Segur
Volunteer developer
Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 30 Oct 99
Posts: 4504
Credit: 1,414,761
RAC: 0
United States
Message 1360133 - Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 3:03:00 UTC - in response to Message 1360013.

After a machine recycle & 24 hrs later, I attempted to access to the Lunatics site and was stopped at the Kwsn.net page that had the expiration notice. I checked my hosts file, which had contained both the Berkeley server & the newly added Lunatics, and the file had been wiped CLEAN. EVERYTHING IN THE FILE HAD BEEN DELETED!! Luckily I had a copy of the original file and was able to recreate the file.

A possibility: Some kinds of malware use the hosts file as an attack vector, so some anti-malware software might try to counteract that by clearing the file.
                                                                   Joe

ID: 1360133 · Report as offensive
Keith White
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 29 May 99
Posts: 384
Credit: 4,625,427
RAC: 1,964
United States
Message 1360135 - Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 3:33:00 UTC
Last modified: 23 Apr 2013, 3:33:23 UTC

I also have a dead link here as well in the NE part of US. It's possible that my router caches the DNS but I doubt it. I have ATT U-Verse as my ISP.


"Life is just nature's way of keeping meat fresh." - The Doctor

ID: 1360135 · Report as offensive
Terror Australis
Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 14 Feb 04
Posts: 1790
Credit: 225,269,140
RAC: 10,097
Australia
Message 1360142 - Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 3:58:11 UTC

This would be a disaster for the Knights as a whole, not just the Lunatics.

So has anyone heard from the KWSN admins as to what is happening and when they expect to be back up ?

T.A.

ID: 1360142 · Report as offensive
Profile Cliff Harding
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 18 Aug 99
Posts: 1265
Credit: 73,266,562
RAC: 19,990
United States
Message 1360149 - Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 4:20:07 UTC - in response to Message 1360133.

After a machine recycle & 24 hrs later, I attempted to access to the Lunatics site and was stopped at the Kwsn.net page that had the expiration notice. I checked my hosts file, which had contained both the Berkeley server & the newly added Lunatics, and the file had been wiped CLEAN. EVERYTHING IN THE FILE HAD BEEN DELETED!! Luckily I had a copy of the original file and was able to recreate the file.

A possibility: Some kinds of malware use the hosts file as an attack vector, so some anti-malware software might try to counteract that by clearing the file.
                                                                   Joe


Never had a problem with the hosts file until I put the Lunatics data in it.


I don't buy computers, I build them!!

ID: 1360149 · Report as offensive
Grant (SSSF)
Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 19 Aug 99
Posts: 7475
Credit: 90,886,899
RAC: 45,290
Australia
Message 1360259 - Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 7:43:32 UTC - in response to Message 1360149.

Never had a problem with the hosts file until I put the Lunatics data in it.

Got to be carefull where you put the fingers.

Grant
Darwin NT

ID: 1360259 · Report as offensive
Hans Dorn
Volunteer developer
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 3 Apr 99
Posts: 2262
Credit: 25,299,216
RAC: 5,927
Germany
Message 1360428 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 0:10:06 UTC

That's a bummer.

I just returned to crunching and now their site is down :(

Luckily I could locate a copy of the GPU client elsewhere on the web.

Cheers
Hans

P.S: If anyone knows any details, please drop me a line!


ID: 1360428 · Report as offensive
Profile bj

Send message
Joined: 11 Oct 00
Posts: 163
Credit: 50,429,507
RAC: 0
United States
Message 1360446 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 2:02:08 UTC

THE WHITE DOG IS UP AND RUNNING

bj
WØBJH AMATEUR RADIO


ID: 1360446 · Report as offensive
Keith White
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 29 May 99
Posts: 384
Credit: 4,625,427
RAC: 1,964
United States
Message 1360460 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 3:36:41 UTC

Well it finally came up for me when I checked an hour ago. Earlier in the day I was still getting the domain not found message.


"Life is just nature's way of keeping meat fresh." - The Doctor

ID: 1360460 · Report as offensive
Josef W. Segur
Volunteer developer
Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 30 Oct 99
Posts: 4504
Credit: 1,414,761
RAC: 0
United States
Message 1360476 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 4:53:50 UTC

The proper IP is now known by my ISP's nameserver, but not yet by the Google public nameserver at 8.8.8.8 so it may well be a day or so before it's right for everyone.

                                                                   Joe

ID: 1360476 · Report as offensive
Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 24 Jan 00
Posts: 10499
Credit: 135,194,397
RAC: 37,417
Australia
Message 1360506 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 5:57:48 UTC

It's working here again.

Cheers.

ID: 1360506 · Report as offensive
IHTIMAN SETI TEAM
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 8 Dec 01
Posts: 109
Credit: 1,532,174
RAC: 0
Bulgaria
Message 1360539 - Posted: 24 Apr 2013, 7:16:07 UTC

Yep, works here too ! :)


Dell XPS L702x
smokin' weed and searching for aliens .... ;]
TRUSTNO1

ID: 1360539 · Report as offensive
Previous · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · Next

Message boards : Number crunching : Lunatics


 
©2016 University of California
 
SETI@home and Astropulse are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and donations from SETI@home volunteers. AstroPulse is funded in part by the NSF through grant AST-0307956.