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From: Patti Caldwell Fasy <>
Subject: [PAWESTMO-L] HARDWARE FIXED (Thursday ... )
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 1998 21:38:37 -0400
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>Subject: HARDWARE FIXED (Thursday ... )
>Date: Thu, 04 Jun 1998 17:31:59 -0700
>From: Brian Leverich <>
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>> If we're lucky, we may be able to give the appearance of fully
>> normal operations by the end of the day (Wednesday).
>Last night Karen and I finished replacing the failing drive in the
>old server. It was fairly tricky surgery, because the old drive had
>a mixture of OS, local executables, and user HTML pages on it and we
>carefully separated those components onto separate disks.
>We were down for about 7 hours while we reconfigured the server.
>The good news is that the failing drive is now out of the machine,
>and the disks are organized such that we can easily move them to a
>newer and faster machine.
>The bad news is that the old server is still overloaded. We had
>hoped the new drives (which are much faster than the old drive)
>would have helped reduce the load on the server, but we still have
>We will probably have to continue disabling server-side includes
>during peak hours until we get the new server online. Sorry about
>> The AOL/upstream problems affecting our listservers has delayed
>> this. We will possibly cut over onto the new server on Friday, but
>> we'll probably wait until after the weekend if the old server seems
>> to be operating adequately.
>We now expect to be bringing the new server online early next week.
>The transition to the new server will require some downtime, but
>probably no more than one or two hours.
>The new server should provide us plenty of capacity and room for
>growth. Am I ever looking forward to that! -B
>Dr. Brian Leverich Co-moderator, soc.genealogy.methods/GENMTD-L
>RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative http://www.rootsweb.com/
>P.O. Box 6798, Frazier Park, CA 93222-6798
Patti Caldwell Fasy <>
"Past experience should be a guidepost not a hitching post".........
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