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lockedOur storage array hung again (the SnapApp work around is not yet implemented)
1 SETI News 3666 30 Aug 2004
lockedWe are back up after restarting the Snap Appliance and making sure everything is OK
1 SETI News 3620 30 Aug 2004
lockedStarting with version 4, BOINC does 'time-slicing' to divide CPU time between projects. Learn more here.
1 SETI News 3951 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 3977 30 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 3804 29 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 3876 29 Aug 2004
lockedThe migration plan has been rescheduled for tomorrow the 29th at 10am PDT
1 SETI News 5038 28 Aug 2004
lockedThe last set of hardware issues have been resolved
1 SETI News 3539 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 4112 27 Aug 2004
lockedWe fixed the bogus URL bug and all servers are back up
1 SETI News 3517 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 3564 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 3762 25 Aug 2004
lockedThe validator is up and running and credit is now being calculated for all those backlogged results.
1 SETI News 3443 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 4599 20 Aug 2004
lockedThe database has been restored and is being checked now
1 SETI News 3821 19 Aug 2004
lockedWe are now recovering the database from a snapshot made a few days ago
1 SETI News 3527 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 3507 17 Aug 2004
lockedToday we are continuing to work with Snap technical support to solve our mounting problems
1 SETI News 3805 16 Aug 2004
lockedCurrently the project is up, as we were unable to recreate the problems we were seeing on Friday
1 SETI News 3628 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 3551 14 Aug 2004
lockedAll the data has been copied to the Snap device
1 SETI News 4199 13 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 3410 12 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 3808 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 3479 11 Aug 2004
lockedWe have started the copy of the download directory to the Snap Appliance 18000.
1 SETI News 3599 10 Aug 2004
lockedThe servers are back up as far as receiving results but not as far as distributing new workunits
1 SETI News 3919 8 Aug 2004
lockedThe scheduling server is down while we work on a download storage problem
1 SETI News 3844 7 Aug 2004
lockedWe developed a hierarchical directory structure to get around the big directory problem (see August 4, below)
1 SETI News 4429 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 3634 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 4132 4 Aug 2004
lockedWhile the project is up and functioning normally, the database and web servers are overloaded
1 SETI News 3435 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 3604 2 Aug 2004
lockedThe project is *still* down
1 SETI News 3695 30 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is currently down
1 SETI News 3454 28 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is down while we deal with a backup problem
1 SETI News 3545 25 Jul 2004
lockedWe have shutdown the schedulers and file upload handlers so the transitioners can play catch up again
1 SETI News 3530 25 Jul 2004
lockedWe are now up and running again, during the night we generated 400k results to be sent out
1 SETI News 3505 23 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 3832 23 Jul 2004
lockedWe found and fixed the no results bug
1 SETI News 3619 22 Jul 2004
lockedYesterday we introduced a bunch of performance enhancements to the system
1 SETI News 3629 22 Jul 2004
lockedThe log files are currently being compressed, after thats done the project should return to normal.
1 SETI News 3813 21 Jul 2004
lockedWe have brought up an additional transitioner to try and cut through the backlog we have accrued
1 SETI News 3711 19 Jul 2004
lockedSometime between 5pm and 12am PDT, the splitters seem to have stopped producing new workunits
1 SETI News 3633 19 Jul 2004
lockedA server bug was preventing new results from being created in response to failed results. If 2 out of 3 results for a WU succeeded and the 3rd failed, the 2 successful results would not be validated or credited. This is no
1 SETI News 3594 17 Jul 2004
lockedOur database server hung and had to be forcibly terminated. It took several hours to check all the tables and indices. Then we ran into problems with our Network Attached Storage device, which we rebooted for the first tim
1 SETI News 3972 13 Jul 2004
lockedIt looks as though the server components (splitter, transitioner, feeder, scheduler) are now keeping up with demand.
1 SETI News 3675 9 Jul 2004
lockedWe have moved the scheduling server to another machine in order to free up CPU and memory for the DB server
1 SETI News 3438 8 Jul 2004
lockedSince yesterday evening we have distributed over 600,000 results
1 SETI News 4021 8 Jul 2004
lockedWe're making some major changes to deal with server performance problems. The project will be shut down for several hours today.
1 SETI News 3786 7 Jul 2004
lockedWe've been having problems with server performance. To address these problems we're making some changes to our database. The project will be shut down most of today while this is being done.
1 SETI News 4185 2 Jul 2004

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