Downtime this evening

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  • Nick Staff 17 Apr 2009 20:23:13 617 posts
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    Sorry guys for the outage. It was every database administrators worst nightmare, read corruption followed by write corruption on the hard drives of one of our main database servers. Thus followed a lengthy recovery process from binary log files. Please let us know if you find something wrong with the site following this recovery.
  • Khanivor 17 Apr 2009 20:25:14 41,715 posts
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    Someone jizzed on the servers again?
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 17 Apr 2009 20:26:42 41,732 posts
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    Well, the entire site looks fucked up... But at least it's working right?
  • gohda 17 Apr 2009 20:27:08 6,640 posts
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    god how horrible was that :(
  • Nick Staff 17 Apr 2009 20:27:39 617 posts
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    @DDevil mm what?
  • Dirtbox 17 Apr 2009 20:28:04 80,930 posts
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    That was great, I did some work, spent some time actually talking aloud to real people and I didn't piss in a bottle next to the computer.
  • glo 17 Apr 2009 20:28:34 3,453 posts
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    site is still messed up for me. formatting is all out. using firefox if that helps.

    EDIT: Just sorted itself out. whatever you just did worked.
  • gohda 17 Apr 2009 20:29:06 6,640 posts
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    Dirtbox wrote:
    That was great, I did some work, spent some time actually talking aloud to real people and I didn't piss in a bottle next to the computer.

    :D
  • seasidebaz 17 Apr 2009 20:29:15 6,339 posts
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    wooooooooooooooooooooo my life has returned! ;)
  • Pirotic Moderator 17 Apr 2009 20:29:21 20,643 posts
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    it's 95% ok here, some fonts are a bit.. different, the title of the thread at the top of this page for example seems to have lost it's styling.
  • morriss 17 Apr 2009 20:29:26 71,284 posts
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    Nice one. Glad it's back.
  • JayeM 17 Apr 2009 20:29:41 3,384 posts
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    What brand hard drive?
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 17 Apr 2009 20:30:36 41,732 posts
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    Nick wrote:
    @DDevil mm what?
    mm this Saved for prosperity! haha.

    Didn't you guys just change to a new host?
  • Nick Staff 17 Apr 2009 20:32:21 617 posts
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    Just hit CTRL-F5 or something.
  • Nick Staff 17 Apr 2009 20:32:44 617 posts
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    @JayE Seagates, I will be doing some checking up on these serial numbers shortly!
  • Fatiguez 17 Apr 2009 20:35:36 8,822 posts
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    YOU BASTARDS
  • Retroid Moderator 17 Apr 2009 20:43:58 45,397 posts
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    HOW COULD YOU

    /Hyperventilates into a paper bag
  • hoof 17 Apr 2009 20:46:10 823 posts
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    I almost went outside! Outside, I tell you! *shivers*
  • Vice.Destroyer 17 Apr 2009 20:50:38 6,156 posts
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    I did go outside. I am still not feeling okay.
  • gohda 17 Apr 2009 20:51:36 6,640 posts
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    I feel your pain :(
  • PinkSpider 17 Apr 2009 20:55:55 3,346 posts
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    Everything looking fine in Opera.

    Also; pressed f5 a few times in a hope the time was just a guess. Then went on SFIV.
  • BartonFink 17 Apr 2009 20:58:27 35,132 posts
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    So who tried to insert their floppy and screwed everything up?
    There is always someone to blame. Who dunnit?
  • JayeM 17 Apr 2009 21:01:35 3,384 posts
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    *strikes seagate off future hard drive purchasing list*
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    I tidied my entire house :|
  • Khanivor 17 Apr 2009 21:41:44 41,715 posts
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    I washed the car.

    After the site came back up. Just to show you bastards two can play at that game!
  • Red-Moose 17 Apr 2009 21:44:43 5,344 posts
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    Nick wrote:
    Sorry guys for the outage. It was every database administrators worst nightmare, read corruption followed by write corruption on the hard drives of one of our main database servers. Thus followed a lengthy recovery process from binary log files. Please let us know if you find something wrong with the site following this recovery.

    I pretended Omegle was EG

    Wasn't the same :(
  • Deleted user 17 April 2009 21:47:10
    Someone needs to register and set-up a backup forum for these scary moments. I got far too much stuff done in that time.
  • Hunam 17 Apr 2009 21:47:12 20,672 posts
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    Wait!

    I'm sure I was a [mod] before...

    /looks shifty
  • Syrette 17 Apr 2009 21:47:47 45,290 posts
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    I'm suing EG for the grief the downtime caused me.
  • kentmonkey 17 Apr 2009 22:40:24 21,201 posts
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    The EGTV episode on the homepage (Record Breakers one, which features my mate, James) isn't working. Just so you know.
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