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Forum unstable again

Postby joska » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:24 am

I've had lots of trouble accessing the forum last night and this morning. No error messages, just no response.
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby dml » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:55 am

joska wrote:I've had lots of trouble accessing the forum last night and this morning. No error messages, just no response.


Me too. I think others are also experiencing problems.

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby mfro » Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:52 pm

No problems here.

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby joska » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:19 pm

It seems to be random. One minute it's fast, the next minute it's dead.
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby FedePede04 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:23 pm

joska wrote:It seems to be random. One minute it's fast, the next minute it's dead.

The Same here
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby calimero » Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:32 pm

same here
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby Eero Tamminen » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:55 pm

Seen that too. There's no timeout, the page just doesn't load sometimes.

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby wongck » Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:55 am

yeap.... yesterday, long loading page and still a blank page after sometime.
Today it is faster and yet to have a blank page. :)
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby Dal » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:08 am

Only change made since the weekend was to reapply the smartfeed mod. I'll remove it and see if things improve.

It won't be until tonight at the earliest though.
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby wongck » Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:55 am

2-3 hours back, it was again long loading with empty page.
But now, it's back to fast again... what gives?
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby Dal » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:55 am

I refer you back to my previous post.
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby wongck » Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:28 am

LOL.... must think in time zone mode.
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby exxos » Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:38 am

Its been odd this morning, was taking about 10mins to load a page, no time outs or anything. Though now it seems to be working fine again (half hour later).
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby viking272 » Wed Oct 01, 2014 11:53 am

Yes I had issues around noon UK time where Tapatalk and my PC couldn't browse to the site. 30mins later it is fine

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby viking272 » Wed Oct 01, 2014 11:54 am

The time in the UK is an hour ahead of the AF clock...

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby spiny » Wed Oct 01, 2014 11:56 am

viking272 wrote:The time in the UK is an hour ahead of the AF clock...



it's a forum setting, you have to go to your control panel and tick a box sating we are in British Summer Time ...

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby viking272 » Wed Oct 01, 2014 11:57 am

Will do, thanks

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby spiny » Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:12 pm

viking272 wrote:Will do, thanks


it's a bit odd that the forum software doesn't auto update the time though.

I'm also seeing the 'nothing loads for 30 seconds' issues - it's as if my browser is looking up an old DNS record.

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby Dal » Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:42 pm

I've experienced the same issue as everyone else here but the thing is, the other sites that are hosted on the very same server do not suffer (http://www.atarilegend.com, http://www.atari-wiki.com, http://www.robokit.info and http://www.septicsurgeon.net). So I think the server is fundamentally ok. Could be a DNS issue perhaps or something specific to the phpbb application (or one of its mods).

Of course this all rears its head when I've got practically zero spare time... :|
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby wongck » Thu Oct 02, 2014 3:41 am

Hey guys, at least it is not down..... we now know that we just try again an hour later.

Dal wrote:Of course this all rears its head when I've got practically zero spare time...

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby wongck » Thu Oct 02, 2014 3:41 am

Hey guys, at least it is not down..... we now know that we just try again an hour later.

Dal wrote:Of course this all rears its head when I've got practically zero spare time...

Thanks Dal for keeping AF online!!
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby KLund1 » Fri Oct 03, 2014 6:29 am

I had some trouble tonight PST around 10pm. timed out waiting to load first page.
Got better around 11PM
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby wietze » Fri Oct 03, 2014 6:45 am

Since AF moved host, I have come across this issue quite often.

Just a minute or a few before I posted this message, I tried loading the page, and no response. Then after a while, as if the machine came out of hibernation as it were, the forum is reactive and quite fast again. My assumption is that this occurs after a certain period of inactivity (perhaps Dal can check the accesslog around the time of this post to see if there were no web requests before this moment for a bit?).

The past few days, this issue has occurred to me quite a few times. It would be wonderful if we could at least have an explanation for it :)

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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby wongck » Fri Oct 03, 2014 6:58 am

Yeah.
May be it is hosted on a VM, and it takes some secondz to load back the image.
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Re: Forum unstable again

Postby wongck » Fri Oct 03, 2014 6:58 am

Yeah.
May be it is hosted on a VM, and it takes some secondz to load back the image.
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