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Subject: [Leica] Contest computer failure, alas
From: michiel.fokkema at (Michiel Fokkema)
Date: Sat Aug 19 08:37:48 2006
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Sorry to hear that Brian.
We wil wait patientely. Already so glad you do this for us.

Best regards,

Michiel Fokkema

Brian Reid wrote:
> Yesterday I announced the LUG monthly contest and a server that held its 
> website.
> Last night that server suffered a major disk failure that's going to 
> require me to replace the disk, reinstall all of the software, and 
> restore everything from backups, which would be difficult under the best 
> of circumstances. But this server was an experiment for me; I put it in 
> a data center instead of in my garage, because I wanted the higher speed 
> communication that a data center could provide. So I have to retrieve it 
> from the data center to work on it, or else do the work there.
> I won't bore you with the details, but I fear it will be at least a week 
> before I can get this thing working again, and I only do backups once 
> per 24 hours, so I'm not sure a lot of the most recent updates (such as 
> people creating accounts) will have been backed up.
> I hate computers.
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