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marnold 11-08-2013 02:42 PM

Did we break AlienBob's taper mirror?
Odd, I just went to get slackpkg+ working on my other box and now I can't get through to for all of AlienBob's stuff. I try to do a traceroute and it dies before getting there. Did we kill his server already?

Alien Bob 11-08-2013 06:14 PM

Yes, it seems like the server is hammered hard. It is a simple virtual machine which is well capable of providing sustained 100 Mbit rsync download bandwidth. But it seems that everybody is using slackpkg+ to get updated from what I see in the Apache log. Too many http connections have starved the server's memory twice today and I had to forcibly reset the virtual machine on those occasions, it would not respond to console login attempts even.


allend 11-08-2013 06:26 PM

Do we say this was being Slackdotted?

marnold 11-08-2013 06:46 PM


Originally Posted by allend (Post 5061074)
Do we say this was being Slackdotted?

Well played, sir.

Sorry about all the traffic, Eric. This is why we can't have anything nice :)

brianL 11-08-2013 07:20 PM

A broken mirror? Seven years bad luck, so they say. :eek:

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