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Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:16:32 Reply

Ok... To summarize: The site ran poorly for the past few days because our fileserver lost a HD and was struggling with what it had left in the RAID array. That HD has now been replaced, rebuilt, and is running strong.

Prior to setting up the new fileserver, NG had a big problem with NFS resets - where the webservers re-mount their drives several times per minute. Currently, 80% of the servers only have an NFS reset every 90 seconds or so (which isn't too bad), while the other 20% are having a whole bunch of resets every minute (which is bad). This means that if the site runs poorly for you, it is most likely because you are hitting those servers. They are actually more recent servers, so the only problem we can think of now is that the new kernels need to be replaced with old kernels. More news on that later.

For now, get back to reading the ALIEN HOMINID INTERVIEW at Gamezone! There are new pics there... Hopefully the better quality pics will be up soon!


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:20:21 Reply

Hey I read the Alien Hominid interview.. If the game is available in the stores I'm really gonna buy that game!!!!!!!

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:22:07 Reply

Well, good luck solving the problem.

And I hope we'll be seeing less chicken.


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:23:17 Reply

Well I didn't understand much about the server part...but I for Alien Hominid, I can't wait for it to come out...you've really put alot of effort in to this and good luck!

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:28:31 Reply

YAY cnt wait for the game to hit the shelvz down here in Australia..
O and wen is alienhominid.com gonna be up and running

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:30:29 Reply

Good to see the site running smoothly. You're done a great job running the site and AH looks great.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:32:20 Reply

So there's a 20% chance of hitting the bad server. I think. Congrats on the AH progress. On a side note, who is your daddy, and what does he do?


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:38:57 Reply

Yes... who is your daddy, Tom?


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:50:12 Reply

don't you sometimes wish you could scrap everything and start from scratch?

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 02:53:04 Reply

At 2/13/04 02:16 AM, TomFulp wrote:
Prior to setting up the new fileserver, NG had a big problem with NFS resets - where the webservers re-mount their drives several times per minute.....

please translate for us lay persons? i got the part about 20% chance of hitting a bad server, but the rest.... yyyyyeahhhh. oh, and of course, tell us about daddy.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 03:09:30 Reply

I enjoyed the interview, thanks for posting the link. :)


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 03:18:28 Reply

once again, from the grips of certian death, you seem to pull this site out of the ashes and let it shine. Bravo Mr. Administrator

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 03:20:31 Reply

Alright, glad to see the site up and running again, things seem good.

Would it be possible if we could hear a sample of the Alien Hominid music? I'm interested in this oomph you mentioned in the interview.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 03:28:34 Reply

hey do what you have to do man. even slow this is the best place on the net.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 07:46:39 Reply

Your announcements are kind of flooding the forums.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 08:33:09 Reply

hehe...go Alein Hominid! I will get the game when it gets out, cant wait...

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 10:07:54 Reply

The site is now running great Tom. Thanks for keeping us informed

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 10:11:10 Reply

Burn burn yes your gonna burn burn burn yes your gonna burn

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 10:37:14 Reply

At 2/13/04 07:46 AM, Tool_Of_The_System wrote: Your announcements are kind of flooding the forums.

Sorry our efforts to update our viewers is an inconvenience to you. If you'd like I can remove your NG account so you won't have to be troubled with this anymore.


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 11:00:27 Reply

At 2/13/04 10:54 AM, JmBd wrote: I prefer they'd remove your account. :)

What's with all the lame "You got served" crap? Just because some gay Hollywood movie comes up with a new saying it's automatically COOL and you all have to use it? :) LAME.


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 11:43:19 Reply

At 2/13/04 10:54 AM, JmBd wrote: I prefer they'd remove your account. :)

Or one of your numerous accounts.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 11:56:08 Reply

Well, personally, i've noticed an imrovement recently. So, thats my feedback.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 12:42:57 Reply

one thing to say:

the console version looks great! (the flash version doesn't)


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 14:15:42 Reply

nice.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 15:34:08 Reply

At 2/13/04 12:42 PM, QuKiller wrote:
the console version looks great! (the flash version doesn't)

Yes, I'm sure that you could do MUCH better...


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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 15:50:59 Reply

Well, I hope that the other site servers get up and running better soon. I don't think that I am connected with one of those, as the site seems to run pretty good for me. I can't wait to see this Alien Hominid Game out on some VideoGame Systems, that is going to be killer.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 16:42:24 Reply

That was quick, I apreciate the hard work you put in for this site.

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 16:44:10 Reply

Hope you fix the problem Im gettings errors again. :(

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 17:25:56 Reply

Surely i wa slucky because i never had any problems in the past few days

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Response to Site Status... 2004-02-13 17:27:40 Reply

Ohhhhhhhh thats why i got a few errors. Well time to go look at the new pics of Alein Hominid