504 errors!

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by choconado, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. choconado
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    choconado Doesn't understand a damn thing on here

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    All of a sudden, since last night, I've been getting a bunch of 504 errors on the site, making it hard to get around in.

    Just putting that out there.
     
  2. EyeZ

    EyeZ GBAtemp Addict

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    Same for me, i been finding it hard to connect to the site also, and if the page does load it takes for ages
     
  3. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Recently, I've been having hard times getting into the site as well, maybe it has something to do with the mods fixing the servers? The cheats sections wasn't working recently either.
     
  4. nitrostemp

    nitrostemp GBAtemp Maniac

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    some times it takes like 5-10 mins just to get on the site
     
  5. Ireland 1

    Ireland 1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Its also been happening to me for a while, i have to keep reloading the page.
     
  6. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

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    it happens every time we run complete backups of the website.
    we need the full power of the server so everything else is pretty much left aside...
     
  7. choconado
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    choconado Doesn't understand a damn thing on here

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    maybe a frontpage announcement of scheduled downtimes would be appreciated?
     
  8. Davess

    Davess On the list :D (Thanks Haflore)

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    Nobody will be able to read it...
     
  9. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    I'd rather the site go unresponsive for a while as it backs up the site than the site crash with no backup. GBAtemp ain't the ONLY website on the net. I can browse elsewhere until it's back.
     
  10. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    I appreciate the backups as a fail-safe and I too think there are other things to do than GBAtemp. Have you guys heard of, I know this is crazy, "outside"? [​IMG]
     
  11. choconado
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    well, when it's going 48 hours or so for something I'll spend around 10 minutes or so on a day, I don't think I'm being to obsessive.

    And by notice of SCHEDULED downtime, I was suggesting advanced notice. like maybe 24 hours or so?