Month: June 2001

Server Rebooted.

Apologies, I don’t get much time to warn about impromptu reboots these days, mostly because I only get to work on the server in the evenings. Anyway, I rebooted the server with the new Linux kernel version installed. This new one has various kernel semaphore fixes which should improve the SMP (dual processor) capability. And …

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MySQL Update

It actually appears I was unfair to MySQL, after scouring the net I have discovered that its probably a glibc problem. I won’t explain that one, you either know what I mean or you don’t 🙂 Anyway, I’ve installed a new version of MySQL which has built-in glibc routines which reportedly will fix the problem. …

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Advice Required

It would seem the MySQL is an unreliable heap of junk. I’m bored of fightíng it. If anyone has any suggestions (other than Postgres which flat refuses to run with our schema) of decent priced, but reliable databases I’d like to hear about it. MySQL bit it again this evening, and once again couldn’t even …

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Spurious comment error

It seems that the adult verification system caused an unexpected side effect. In order to remember which diary you were visiting when you hit a page that needs an adult ID, we store the diary name in a cookie. Unfortunately, by default, PHP (which the new secure comments system is written in) reads cookies and …

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