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August 28, 2011

Planned Maintenance - All Done!

Hi everyone. We'll be down for about 15 minutes at 1AM CDT Sunday while we swap out the drive that failed during last week's power outage.

Just to head off questions: Yes, we have redundant power supplies and a UPS, so power failures shouldn't happen. Yes, we have hardware RAID and hot-swap drives, so no downtime should be necessary. Yes, I'm looking at other dedicated server/colo providers.

Update: Ran a bit later and took a bit longer than planned, and then the server was all like "Disks? What disks? I don't see any disks?" but I hit it over the head with a stick and it decided that it could see the disks after all, and here we are.

Update to the update: That added bonus outage wasn't me - that was the network switch at our hosting company forgetting where to find our IP addresses. I had to manually unbind them all, bind them to the main interface, unbind them again, and then bind them back to to the virtual servers, one at a bleeding time. Ugh. At least now I know what the problem was last weekend when the same thing happened.


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