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Sir Bronking

Sir Bronking

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just got this?
 

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Lancelot

Lancelot

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Yep it's a bit thick out there...

L.:)
 

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rolfw

rolfw

Believe it when I see it Admin.
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Technomate 5402 HD M2 Ci, DM7000s, Transparent 80cm Dish, Moteck SG2100 DiseqC motor, lots of legacy gear. Meters: Satlook Digital NIT, Promax HD Ranger+ spectrum analyser.
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Berkshire
Yes, I've had to put the user choke on, it'll prevent the server from falling over.

You can blame it on D+. :)
 
BGonaSTICK

BGonaSTICK

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Yes, selfish so&so's :-rofl2
 
rolfw

rolfw

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I was seriously thinking of ringing and complaining. :)
 
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gameboy

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So D+ has gone - good job I don't have time to watch satellite TV then - LOL
 
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I think you should complain, very inconsiderate making changes on a bank holiday :) :)
 
Sir Bronking

Sir Bronking

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medion
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cheshire,algeria
rolfw said:
Yes, I've had to put the user choke on, it'll prevent the server from falling over.
:)

i take it is still on?
 
rolfw

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No, I've taken it off now, made some other changes, but we cannot make any significant remedies for five or six weeks due to physical space at our server host.
 
Lancelot

Lancelot

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125cm Gibbi with Channelmaster feedhorn and Inverto C120 twin.
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South central
God help us if Cabo or TPS do anything rash in the meantime . O-Ha

L.:)
 
PaulR

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Lancelot said:
God help us if Cabo or TPS do anything rash in the meantime . O-Ha

L.:)
And if Vid_eo_gu_ard was cracked?

Meltdown:rolleyes:
 
Sir Bronking

Sir Bronking

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My Location
cheshire,algeria
rolfw said:
No, I've taken it off now, made some other changes, but we cannot make any significant remedies for five or six weeks due to physical space at our server host.
i used to be able to see a list of who's active, but cannot now? that's why i asked before:)
 
RedDevil_UK

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i used to be able to see a list of who's active, but cannot now?
This is true, i was wondering myself... i suspect it was when Rolf was doing his best to lighten the load on the server....maybe he turned it off.

the forum still seems to be slow at peak times still, i was struggling earlier.
 
rolfw

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I have turned off the list of who's online at the bottom of the index page (it still shows the stats though), as it is very server intensive, if you want to see who's around, then go to the quick links and who's online, as it will only load for those who request it specifically.

We are looking at a second server, but cannot see that it will be installed for a few weeks yet due to our host moving premises. :) So we may well have to suffer a little up until that date (perhaps with a few more server saving measures), at least it is only periodic slowdowns at the moment. :)
 
Lancelot

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125cm Gibbi with Channelmaster feedhorn and Inverto C120 twin.
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South central
Any chance of trying to channel the majority of the recent heavy use traffic one way or the other at all ??

L.:)
 
rolfw

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Berkshire
Not sure what you mea, but probably no. :)
 
Sir Bronking

Sir Bronking

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medion
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skystar2 rev2.3
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My Location
cheshire,algeria
rolfw said:
I have turned off the list of who's online at the bottom of the index page (it still shows the stats though), as it is very server intensive, if you want to see who's around, then go to the quick links and who's online, as it will only load for those who request it specifically.

We are looking at a second server, but cannot see that it will be installed for a few weeks yet due to our host moving premises. :) So we may well have to suffer a little up until that date (perhaps with a few more server saving measures), at least it is only periodic slowdowns at the moment. :)
i must say the last few weeks has seen a massive increase in traffic (so it seems) hopefully everthing will be smoother later(after improvements:) )
 
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no mans land
keep up the good work rolf its got to be hardslaving after everyone (thats if they can get online:-rofl2 )only joking good luck in keepin order:D
 
2cvbloke

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May I suggest having things like Uploaded Images and Avatars being turned off or reduced temporarly as you wait for the server hosts to move house and get a new server installed? That should reduce the load on the servers as it'll be clearing the bandwidth used by all the images downloading every time someone opens a thread...

Just a suggestion of course... :D
 
rolfw

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As far as I've been led to believe, it isn't bandwidth which is the problem, it is queries on the SQL database which is causing these slowdowns, the images are being called from the hard drive direct. We can have 3000 guests online who are all calling up images, but as soon as we get to three or four hundred members, the load increases.

Not too long to wait, only until the end of May and it will all be sorted. :)
 
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