[Slackdocs] Server docs.slackware.com down for hard drive swap

Marcin Herda mherda at slackword.net
Sat Nov 24 12:53:08 CET 2012

On 23/11/12 21:47, Eric Hameleers wrote:
> Op 23-11-2012 9:07, Eric Hameleers schreef:
>> Op 22-11-2012 22:52, Eric Hameleers schreef:
>>> Like the subject says, server docs.slackware.com has been taken down
>>> temporarily for a hard drive swap. One of its disks is failing.
>> An update:
>> There is a bit of a setback.
>> While the RAID was re-assembling after replacing the failed hard
>> drive, the server admin tripped over the power cable and that killed
>> the filesystem of host on which my virtual machine runs.
>> It did not look good at first but no the admin tells me that he has
>> overcome his issues with the RAID, and that we may be online again at
>> the end of the day.
>> If all fails, I keep daily backups of the Wiki data so I will be able
>> to recover. I do not have a backup of the statistics database, so that
>> would be lost if the host server can not be repaired.
>> More news, later. If there is no progress by the end of today, then it
>> will take me several days to get the Wiki back online, because I am
>> flying to India in 24 hours for a week's stay (work related) and do
>> nopt know if I will have Internet access there.
>> Eric
> Phew!
> The server is back online, without dataloss. And I have updated my
> backup script to also dump the MySQL database which stores the Wiki
> access statistics.
> I wll see if I can create a new "Wiki News Letter" including
> statistics overview during my stay in India.
> Cheers, Eric
> _______________________________________________
Thank you, Eric.

Enjoy your trip.


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