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Old 26th Mar 2008, 8:14 PM DefaultSlow site for a few days #1
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Hi All,

It appears one of the main www servers (hideki) had a drive failure today and is thus non-operational.

I have requested a new drive to be put in the machine and it be reloaded. No data will be lost, since it's just a www server anyway.

However, any links directly to hideki.modthesims2.com will not work. I have removed hideki from the main www and forums pools, but it may take up to 24 hours for the DNS to fully propogate. So you might see blank pages / server timeouts / site cannot be found issues for a few days.

This will mean that the existing www servers will be overloaded, and thus a lot slower than usual. Please be patient

I will update this thread with more information when I get it - usually the hosting company are fairly quick with building machines, so hopefully everything will be sorted out by the end of the week.

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Old 26th Mar 2008, 9:19 PM #2
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Now that explains a few things. I'll stop trying to fix my pc then.
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Old 26th Mar 2008, 9:28 PM #3
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Good to know. I was wondering why things were a bit slow.

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Old 26th Mar 2008, 10:30 PM #4
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lol, and I thought it was that my parent's internet connection was suckier than what my college budget could pay for!
Old 26th Mar 2008, 10:30 PM #5
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Thanks, Delphy.

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Old 26th Mar 2008, 11:20 PM #6
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Thanks for letting us know, I think I shall actually play Sims instead of downloading stuff for them!!

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Old 26th Mar 2008, 11:39 PM #7
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Thank you for letting us know Delphy.
Old 27th Mar 2008, 1:07 AM #8
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Thanks for all your hard work - even in your retirement.
Old 27th Mar 2008, 2:16 AM #9
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hey, so the project proposal forum is back up? I haven't had time to check, but I'll do that now.

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Old 27th Mar 2008, 6:22 AM #10
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Thanks for the heads up.....

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Old 27th Mar 2008, 8:49 AM #11
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Thanks for the info!
Old 27th Mar 2008, 9:36 AM #12
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Thank you "man-behind-the-scene"
Old 27th Mar 2008, 10:03 AM #13
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Thanks for the info. I thought my pc was broken :P
Old 27th Mar 2008, 12:47 PM #14
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pokedude9777 - This has nothing to do with Project Proposals. See here: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=278804

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Old 27th Mar 2008, 1:08 PM #15
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Guess this means I'll actually have time to play the game...
Old 28th Mar 2008, 12:42 AM #16
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At first, I was having MAJOR withdrawals because I click around on MTS2 EVERY time I pass my computer. Then, I decided to go do something "purely" physical (like jog up and down the stadium styled steps at the local clinic). Trying to decide (as I rub my aching back) if this is a blessing in disguise from time to time!

I figured as much because every other site works. Good to know this though! Thanks for the info.

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Old 28th Mar 2008, 2:00 AM #17
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Thank you for the info, Delphi
Old 28th Mar 2008, 2:23 AM #18
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Hum... I thought Chii was the persocom and Hideki was a human... lol lol lol... he must be ill... lol lol
Thanks so much for your help, Delphi!!! It`s quite nice to know we are still able to find you here eventually.
Old 28th Mar 2008, 2:24 AM #19
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Thanks for the info, but this site is usually slow for me anyway, so it won't matter :P
Old 28th Mar 2008, 3:02 AM #20
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Thanks for letting us know!
Old 28th Mar 2008, 5:34 AM #21
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I wondered why the site kept timing out. I thought maybe we were getting extra traffic somehow. Thanks for letting us know.

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Old 28th Mar 2008, 11:25 AM #22
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Thank God I haven't called my ISP and complained to them LOL
Old 28th Mar 2008, 4:16 PM #23
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Okay Hideki is now back online - hopefully it'll have minimal teething issues.

I've re-inserted it back into the pool, but it may take up to 24 hours for it to propogate fully.

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Old 28th Mar 2008, 11:06 PM #24
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Its running too fast!

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Old 28th Mar 2008, 11:18 PM #25
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That explains why it's slow for me... Thank you for your hard work!
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