Downtime

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by shaunj66, Oct 26, 2005.

  1. shaunj66
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    shaunj66 Administrator

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    Updated 26th October 2005:

    Hey all, if you haven't noticed by now we're having major problems with our host. Well, actually; they're having problems with their servers but are continuously blaming us and our website, and keep deciding to disable our site.
    So that's what the cause of all the downtime is! Getting a working host is not an easy task, so you have to bare with us for now.

    We're now temporarily hosted on another server, so please forgive the slow loading times. We're working hard to get a more reliable host!

    I'll keep this topic stickied for any further news. Keep watching this space!

    I want to personally give a big thank you to Costello for sticking by my side here. [​IMG] So thanks! [​IMG]

    Updated 26th October 2005 #2:

    Powweb SUCK. *Cough* Want to see GBAtemp on a new faster server quicker?
    If you have the spare cash, and would like to make a donation to GBAtemp to help us get a new server quicker. Please consider making a small donation. Absoultely ANY amount is welcome. [​IMG] It will help us get a new server quicker, and stop us having to wait around for Powweb to cough up.

    Paypal donations should be sent to: shaunj66.gbatemp@googlemail.com
    Or click the Donate button you see on your left.
    Thanks! [​IMG]

    OK OK! Now I'll go update the releases. Sheesh. [​IMG]
     
  2. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Linux-Dragon of quick wit and sharp tongue

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    gbatemp2 has been killed too... somebody really doesn't like us, not?
     
  3. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

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    errr.. no, gbatemp2 is still there, it works fine [​IMG]
    you mean, the backup board?
     
  4. Sc4rFac3d

    Sc4rFac3d GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I read on the Backup Board that shaunj66 already paid for 2 years, didn't you get it back? That would really suck if they didn't give it..
     
  5. shaunj66
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    shaunj66 Administrator

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    They will give some of it back. It's just a matter of how much, and when they give it back. [​IMG]
     
  6. RayorDragonFall

    RayorDragonFall I see you've played knifey-spoony before.

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    Wow, that would really suck.
    I wonder what will be of the future of Gbatemp. Hope all goes well, I visit it daily, and the shaking is hard to control when its down. [​IMG]
    Anyway, all the best lol.
    RDF
     
  7. KotaInka2

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    Hang in there Shaun. I commend you for staying on top of this, and dedicating your time and resources to bring about a resolution. I think with everything that has gone on, you've more than proven yourself as a dedicated administrator. [​IMG]
     
  8. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

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    We will never give up and let you down!
    We'll find another host for GBAtemp soon...
     
  9. shaunj66
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    shaunj66 Administrator

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    Aw shucks. Thanks! [​IMG]
    But come on! Don't forget Costello, he's the one doing all the "dirty work". [​IMG] I really wouldn't have gotten very far without Costello by our side. He deserves all the thanks too! [​IMG]

    Costello, dude, YOU FUCKING ROCK. [​IMG] Watch out when I come over to France, I definetely owe you a drink. [​IMG]
     
  10. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Linux-Dragon of quick wit and sharp tongue

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    yeah, not that i checked the backup board is back online. it had a nasty scripting bug when i checked that afternoon.
     
  11. KotaInka2

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    Shaun and Costello sitting in a bar...D-R-I-N-K-I-N-G...
    First comes beer...then comes shots...
    Then comes FUCK YOU POWWEB, YOU FUCKING SUCK!!!!

    Props to Costello as well. It is certainly good to see you guys leading the charge to right the ship.
     
  12. dEC0DED

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    bomb powweb!!!!! with kittens :|

    DEAD KITTENS!
     
  13. skarthebloodchild

    skarthebloodchild Keep It Old School

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    throw em the H5N1 virus ....
    i mean the bird flu....
     
  14. face_kicker

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    Yeah...POOWEB SUCKS!! Oh yeah...and I'll donate if needed. Keep up the good work Shaun and Costello. The drinks will be on me, hopefully my wife won't mind [​IMG].
     
  15. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

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    Lol [​IMG] I can picture it now.


    Damn, powweb sucks almost as much as Jack Thompson, and that's saying something. And so begins the search for a host that doesn't screw us over.
     
  16. Tempest Stormwin

    Tempest Stormwin Kweisatz Haderach

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    On temporary hiatus.
    I've been swarmed with university of late, so my time here is limited, but I'm still here, and working on what I can. I've just sent the most I can manage this month (any more and I'd pass my credit card threshold for the month -- tuition payment and all tend to do a number on that), and I wish I could do more to keep this place running smoothly.

    But it simply cannot be stressed enough: Shaun and Costello deserve veritable SAINTHOOD for what they're doing here.

    -Tempest out.-
     
  17. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Linux-Dragon of quick wit and sharp tongue

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    checking out gbatemp backup board... and there it is again!!!

    Code:
    500 Servlet Exception
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    ÂÂÂÂat tk.taloha.AdStart.doGet(AdStart.java:204)
    ÂÂÂÂat javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:126)
    ÂÂÂÂat javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:103)
    ÂÂÂÂat com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainServlet.doFilter(FilterChainServlet.java:96)
    ÂÂÂÂat com.caucho.server.http.Invocation.service(Invocation.java:315)
    ÂÂÂÂat com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:246)
    ÂÂÂÂat com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleConnection(HttpRequest.java:163)
    ÂÂÂÂat com.caucho.server.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:139)
    ÂÂÂÂat java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:5
    ¬.=.¬
     
  18. WeaponXxX

    WeaponXxX Too F'in Blonde

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    Shaun or Costello hit me up on IRC I may be of some help.
     
  19. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

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    I'd help if I could but I honestly don't have any way to send money [​IMG] I do salute everyone who is helping though. This place is one of the sites I go to basically every day to check what's going on, and it'll really suck if it's gone. It even has the second tab on my Firefox. SECOND TAB! That means I come here a lot [​IMG]
     
  20. lutomes

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    Its a shame powweb is giving you a hard time over this. I've been using them for a while without a problem. Then again i'm not near the bandwidth threshold regularly (though I was once, 9gb in 4 hours back when they had a 5gb/day cap).

    Good luck finding a new host.