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Offline Maciek

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #60 on: October 16, 2010, 12:17:57 PM »
I can't reach it either. :-\

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #61 on: December 11, 2010, 02:22:11 AM »
Question: is it going to be restored?
Just curious.
Did visit it on a regular basis, but for the last 2 months it's always been 'Karl's message':

Notice: Undefined variable: sourcedir in /home/goodmu/public_html/forum/index.php on line 54

Warning: require_once(/QueryString.php) [function.require-once]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/goodmu/public_html/forum/index.php on line 54

Fatal error: require_once() [function.require]: Failed opening required '/QueryString.php' (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/goodmu/public_html/forum/index.php on line 54


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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #62 on: December 11, 2010, 02:34:22 AM »
I'm onto it....


Rob


Question: is it going to be restored?
Just curious.
Did visit it on a regular basis, but for the last 2 months it's always been 'Karl's message':

Notice: Undefined variable: sourcedir in /home/goodmu/public_html/forum/index.php on line 54

Warning: require_once(/QueryString.php) [function.require-once]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/goodmu/public_html/forum/index.php on line 54

Fatal error: require_once() [function.require]: Failed opening required '/QueryString.php' (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/goodmu/public_html/forum/index.php on line 54


Thanks in advance for responding!
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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #63 on: December 11, 2010, 02:41:50 AM »
WOW!

How 'bout that for a quick response!

:)

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #64 on: December 11, 2010, 05:47:12 AM »
I think it was Karl's message as alarmed him : )

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #65 on: December 11, 2010, 12:25:22 PM »
I think it was Karl's message as alarmed him : )

When the problem is fixed and Marc reads... *chortles* it will be like decoding be sure to drink your ovaltine all over again! :D

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #66 on: December 29, 2010, 01:39:48 AM »
The old forum is back up - all data preserved.

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Rob

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #67 on: December 29, 2010, 02:06:08 AM »
The old forum is back up - all data preserved.

cheers
Rob

Marvelous, Rob! :) Many thanks on behalf of the old-timers still left here. 8)

And I would like to urge newcomers that want to do research on a partiular topic to try their luck at the old forum as well - quite some interesting contributions and a wealth of information on certain subjects.

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #68 on: December 29, 2010, 02:38:24 AM »
Marvelous, Rob! :) Many thanks on behalf of the old-timers still left here. 8)

Amen. Thank you very much, Rob.
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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #69 on: December 30, 2010, 07:40:05 AM »
:D

Hurrah!

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #70 on: February 16, 2013, 09:03:21 PM »
The old forum will be deleted at the end of February 2013.

GMG is consuming vast amounts of server space, and my logs indicate that fewer than 1% of all traffic is to the old forum. Deleting the old forum will save me a few GB in hard drive space on the server, and help hold back an upgrade to a more expensive hosting plan for many months.

If you have any posts or threads you want to preserve from the old forum, please do so in the next 2 weeks.

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Rob
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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #71 on: February 16, 2013, 11:45:50 PM »
Rob, is there a way that all of the old forum can be downloaded in a format where all the structure is preserved and which can be re-deployed at a later time, when you can afford more space? If it's only a few GB, it can find a space in almost any local hard-drive, no?
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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #72 on: February 17, 2013, 01:15:06 AM »
Yes, the entire forum can be downloaded and archived as a mySQL database. It can then be redeployed whenever.

However, given than it receives very little traffic, I am not sure what value it would have to do so.
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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #73 on: February 17, 2013, 01:58:22 AM »
Rob, now I know it will be gone soon, I'd like to mine the old site for stuff of possible interest!

This is a bit short notice - would you consider a short reprieve, of say, one more month? :)

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #74 on: February 18, 2013, 07:48:10 AM »
Rob, now I know it will be gone soon, I'd like to mine the old site for stuff of possible interest!

This is a bit short notice - would you consider a short reprieve, of say, one more month? :)

Seconded.

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #75 on: February 19, 2013, 04:41:17 PM »
As soon as a word has left the lips, not even the fastest horse can catch up with it.

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #76 on: February 20, 2013, 02:16:07 AM »
OK, stop twisting my arm.

End of March.

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #77 on: February 20, 2013, 02:09:11 PM »
OK, stop twisting my arm.

End of March.

cheers
Rob

Thanks, Rob!! :) :)

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #78 on: March 11, 2013, 04:48:30 AM »
I tried to save some 'interesting' threads this weekend, but I couldn't get connected to the old forum anymore.

Message:

Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.


Just reporting this. I know that Rob has got more important things to deal with.

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Re: The old forum is back
« Reply #79 on: March 11, 2013, 06:19:23 AM »
I tried to save some 'interesting' threads this weekend, but I couldn't get connected to the old forum anymore.

Message:

Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.


Just reporting this. I know that Rob has got more important things to deal with.

If and when it's back, I hope you can spare some time to put up links to (some or all of) those threads here. I think our preferences in music overlaps here and there occasionally. :)
Regards,
Navneeth