[foaf-dev] FOAF site - unscheduled downtime

Damian Steer pldms at mac.com
Thu Sep 16 23:16:38 CEST 2010


This has happened to me, too. Kingsley's right, try a reboot. It's not the same as stopping the instance, the local storage remains,

Damian

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On 16 Sep 2010, at 20:17, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen at openlinksw.com> wrote:

>  On 9/16/10 10:56 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:
>> Hi folks
>> 
>> The Amazon EC2 instance behind the www.foaf-project.org site is
>> 'troubled'. It looks like I may have to
>> do a restore from backups. Rather than trigger that by switching it
>> off and on, I'm going to leave it a while longer to see if it comes
>> back.
>> 
>> This affects the FOAF site and wiki but not the spec itself; xmlns.com
>> is currently isolated on separate hosting, and remains available at
>> http://xmlns.com/foaf/spec/
>> 
>> So, don't be alarmed. The downtime is noted, unwelcome but not such a
>> loss to the world. I'll bring things back up probably next week. BTW
>> I'll also be recruiting more volunteers to help with sysadmin things,
>> if anyone cares to lend a hand...
>> 
>> cheers,
>> 
>> Dan
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> 
> Dan,
> 
> Have you tried a forced kernel reboot via the AWS control panel ?
> 
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