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lockedSometime last night the scheduling server (which handles all workunit/result transfers) crashed
1 SETI News 6571 13 Sep 2004
lockedThe validator fix (see September 8, 2004) and an associated transitioner fix have been implemented, tested, and placed online
1 SETI News 6101 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 6438 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 6587 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 6628 8 Sep 2004
lockedWe came up this morning and had to tune the data server to keep connection drops from happening
1 SETI News 6026 7 Sep 2004
lockedBecause of the holiday weekend and family commitments we are a bit short handed and short on time
1 SETI News 6707 5 Sep 2004
lockedThe SnapApp folks were here for most of the afternoon
1 SETI News 6253 3 Sep 2004
lockedSome technical folks from Snap Appliance are on their way to SSL to provide on site support
1 SETI News 6272 3 Sep 2004
lockedThe Snap App hung again
1 SETI News 6447 2 Sep 2004
lockedWe have completed the SnapApp work around
1 SETI News 6555 2 Sep 2004
lockedWe will be having a short (less than 1 hour) data server outage tomorrow at 16:30 UTC
1 SETI News 5757 1 Sep 2004
lockedWe are back up after restarting the Snap Appliance and making sure everything is OK
1 SETI News 6431 30 Aug 2004
lockedStarting with version 4, BOINC does 'time-slicing' to divide CPU time between projects. Learn more here.
1 SETI News 6733 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 6767 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 7009 30 Aug 2004
lockedOur storage array hung again (the SnapApp work around is not yet implemented)
1 SETI News 6163 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 6680 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 6515 29 Aug 2004
lockedThe migration plan has been rescheduled for tomorrow the 29th at 10am PDT
1 SETI News 8251 28 Aug 2004
lockedThe last set of hardware issues have been resolved
1 SETI News 5946 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 6959 27 Aug 2004
lockedWe fixed the bogus URL bug and all servers are back up
1 SETI News 5961 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 6229 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 6539 25 Aug 2004
lockedThe validator is up and running and credit is now being calculated for all those backlogged results.
1 SETI News 6044 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 7672 20 Aug 2004
lockedThe database has been restored and is being checked now
1 SETI News 6465 19 Aug 2004
lockedWe are now recovering the database from a snapshot made a few days ago
1 SETI News 6271 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 6209 17 Aug 2004
lockedCurrently the project is up, as we were unable to recreate the problems we were seeing on Friday
1 SETI News 6279 16 Aug 2004
lockedToday we are continuing to work with Snap technical support to solve our mounting problems
1 SETI News 6440 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 6158 14 Aug 2004
lockedAll the data has been copied to the Snap device
1 SETI News 6936 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 6415 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 6117 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 6044 11 Aug 2004
lockedWe have started the copy of the download directory to the Snap Appliance 18000.
1 SETI News 6172 10 Aug 2004
lockedThe servers are back up as far as receiving results but not as far as distributing new workunits
1 SETI News 6697 8 Aug 2004
lockedThe scheduling server is down while we work on a download storage problem
1 SETI News 6401 7 Aug 2004
lockedWe developed a hierarchical directory structure to get around the big directory problem (see August 4, below)
1 SETI News 7301 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 6641 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 7221 4 Aug 2004
lockedWhile the project is up and functioning normally, the database and web servers are overloaded
1 SETI News 6107 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 6915 2 Aug 2004
lockedThe project is *still* down
1 SETI News 6320 30 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is currently down
1 SETI News 6066 28 Jul 2004
lockedWe have shutdown the schedulers and file upload handlers so the transitioners can play catch up again
1 SETI News 6464 25 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is down while we deal with a backup problem
1 SETI News 6203 25 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 6915 23 Jul 2004

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