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Post by korexus » Sat Jan 12, 2008 5:26 pm

From IM I've come to the conclusion that there are currently two versions of Kaomaris. I'm assuming this is because the web host has bought a new server, so some of us are being pointed at that, while others still see the old one. This is an experiment to see which is which.

If you can see this post, please reply.


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Post by TheDragon » Sat Jan 12, 2008 5:30 pm

I can see your post, but I can't see any maps for the Austria game or Three worlds.

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Post by SmashFace » Sat Jan 12, 2008 5:52 pm

i can see your post
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Post by Xarfei » Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:26 pm

i can see your post.

I made a post earlier on (in The Scholars section) which seems to have disappeared.

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Post by Xarfei » Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:39 pm

I am also now missing the map for turn 5 of the test game.

I was able to see it from my computer at my work place (where I also made that post).

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Post by korexus » Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:47 pm

This pretty much confirms my suspicions. You'll be using a different ISP at home and at university, one of them is seeing the new server and one is seeing the old.

DNS can take up to 48 hours to propagate world wide, so this could be a bit of a problem...

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Post by Ultyguy » Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:14 pm

I too can see it from work but not from home.

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Post by Brykovian » Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:21 pm

I cannot see the maps.

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Post by korexus » Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:28 pm

All the game maps are down for people looking at this server. I'm not entirely sure why this would be as I don't get an error message when looking at the file directly (just a blank page) but all the image processing on the site seems to be down. Advanaced maps, Standard maps and the front page rotation, all of which are created by different scripts.


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Post by Dragonette » Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:29 pm

hiya

i can see here.

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Post by Hryllantre » Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:34 pm

I'm only trying from home but have some maps missing...

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Post by Ultyguy » Sat Jan 12, 2008 8:22 pm

I'm now not able to see the maps and updates from work.

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Post by korexus » Sat Jan 12, 2008 8:47 pm

Ultyguy wrote:I'm now not able to see the maps and updates from work.

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Does that mean that, from one location, you could see the other server and now see this one?

That would suggest that this server is the more up to date one and therefore the lack of map pages is a bit of a problem...


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Post by Ultyguy » Sat Jan 12, 2008 8:55 pm

I rebooted my PC at work after I went home for lunch and I now have an issue seeing maps, and the turn for the Omega game is overdue. I also don't see the posts I made from work this morning.

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Post by Dameon » Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:36 pm

I saw the maps and the proper turn report for Omega earlier today (about 6 hours ago), but I can't see them now. I've only been viewing them from my home computer, so I don't think this is an ISP issue. I haven't rebooted my computer between then and now either, for the record.
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Post by Brykovian » Sun Jan 13, 2008 4:06 am

Chris ... They may not have the same php setup (graphics libraries enabled, etc.) on the newer server. So, that might not be as big of a problem as you're thinking. (I assume the gamepage maps are generated dynamically as you call the page ... if not, then it might just be a problem displaying image files with certain extensions ... perhaps even case sensitivity.)

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Post by Aussie Gaz » Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:56 am

I can see this forum.

I cannot see any maps.

Omega test game is on turn 4 here. Duke & Brykovian do not have orders in.

I have paused the game.

Last night when I sent the email to the players everything was fine.

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Post by korexus » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:01 am

Brykovian wrote:Chris ... They may not have the same php setup (graphics libraries enabled, etc.) on the newer server.
This is almost certainly the case. The question though is how much does the new server differ from the old server?

As well as the images not loading, the Omega test did not run, even though it was marked as running and overdue. Hopefully the hosting just forgot to move our cron jobs over as if the turn checker or game engine scripts fail then there are significant differences.

I'm waiting to hear from the hosting company on these issues. I'll keep you all up to date.


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Post by korexus » Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:39 am

Hi Chris, I've recompiled apache and with the current server move I need you to test performance and modules. The machine that Kaomaris was on I believe I provisioned in 2004.

I've doubled the ram, added three more CPU cores so we should see a very high performing and stable environment for the foreseeable future.

Let me know if the changes fixed the issues.
Images now work, cron jobs don't yet so I'll run the game engine manually a few times today.

Say what you like about our hostings servers, but their support is top notch.


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Post by Xarfei » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:12 pm

I am back at work now.

I can see all the posts (just like at home).

But I can also see all the maps and "here" turn 5 of the test game has already run.

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