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Re: cbhistory

by pfaut (Priest)
on Aug 14, 2003 at 23:31 UTC ( [id://284042]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to cbhistory

The server that cbhistory runs on went down this afternoon due to a power failure. It had been up for over 205 days.

Power was restored within a minute and the machine rebooted without incident - except that it's NTP server was down due to the massive power failure now affecting NYC and much of the northeast US. I guess the hardware clock drifted quite a bit over the past 7 months. With no NTP server to reset the system time, it came up with the time set about 15 hours off. As a result, as soon as cbhistory would write new records to the database, it purged them back out again thinking they were over an hour old.

I just pointed xntpd at a server in Pennsylvania and the time is now correctly set. Cbhistory should be running properly again. ++bart for pointing out that it was down.

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