BRP4 & FGRP1 download (server) problems

Bernd Machenschalk
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We are experiencing problems with the download server for BRP4 and FGRP1. We're working on it. During that time we may send out only work for S6Bucket or no work at all.

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telegd
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BRP4 & FGRP1 download (server) problems

In respect for the struggling server, I have turned off getting new BRP4 workunits. I hope that others may have done the same.

Please let us know when to turn it all back on again...

Thanks!

Mike Hewson
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To briefly summarise complex

To briefly summarise complex back-end concerns : something has broken/changed recently on a particular machine, it is still rather unclear as to what has triggered this problem, and it's under active investigation as we speak. A number of options are being looked at - including transferring the relevant download work to another device. We can but hope ! :-0

Cheers, Mike.

( edit ) I'll add that 'download server' is a functional label which hides much important detail, to wit : the hardware & software is custom/bespoke/tuned to specific purpose, and so it is not a trivial task to procure a replacement.

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Oliver Bock
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The root cause is not yet

The root cause is not yet fully understood but we re-enabled BRP4 and FGRP1 task distribution (S6Bucket has remained active anyway), albeit on a very conservative level as we're monitoring the download server.

Thanks for your patience.

Oliver

 


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BarryAZ
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Hmm -- I am running into a

Hmm -- I am running into a problem uploading a CPU work unit -- wonder if this is related...

[boinc.at] Nowi
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I have problems uploading a

I have problems uploading a FGRP 1 task, too.

Mike Hewson
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Well, just to add to the

Well, just to add to the problem mix : many of the connections to the outside world via the University of Hannover are currently down as of an hour or two ago ! This affects E@H servers ...

Cheers, Mike.

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RE: Well, just to add to

Quote:

Well, just to add to the problem mix : many of the connections to the outside world via the University of Hannover are currently down as of an hour or two ago ! This affects E@H servers ...

Cheers, Mike.

I guess this would explain why all the BRP downloads I have are not working.

Thanks for the info!

Mike Hewson
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RE: I guess this would

Quote:

I guess this would explain why all the BRP downloads I have are not working.

Thanks for the info!


Yup, and to my knowledge this is unrelated to the earlier issues. Go figure !! :-)

Cheers, Mike.

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telegd
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Thanks for the update. Much

Thanks for the update. Much appreciated.

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This sort of thing should be

This sort of thing should be posted to the front page news section. That way also gets the word out via RSS.

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