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Message 50339 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 16:23:00 UTC
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Got some news from labstaff:

back online assuming that the portable AC is enough to keep up with the added load until the real unit is repaired


Things have been really hot (close to 100 degrees F) here in Troy, and it looks like the air conditioning unit cooling the server room milkyway@home was in totally broke. They have a portable AC in as a replacement and things have cooled off slightly, so we should be up and running unless another heat wave comes through. No ETA on the real unit being repaired yet but we will keep you posted...

I'm also in the process of moving out to my new position at University of North Dakota these coming weeks, so if things are a little slow on my end getting things working or fixing problems, that's why.
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Message 50341 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 17:12:04 UTC

Is there light at the end of the tunnel or it could be is your glass half full or half empty ????

Best to you Travis in your new job !!!!!

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Message 50342 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 17:14:36 UTC - in response to Message 50339.

Travis, aside from the web page and message boards, MilkyWay is still offline as of 1PM EDT.
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Message 50343 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 17:21:49 UTC - in response to Message 50342.
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Travis, aside from the web page and message boards, MilkyWay is still offline as of 1PM EDT.


Looks like things are running now, I had a couple things to update.
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Message 50344 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 17:22:45 UTC - in response to Message 50341.
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Is there light at the end of the tunnel or it could be is your glass half full or half empty ????

Best to you Travis in your new job !!!!!

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Light at the end of the tunnel? Since I'm moving to North Dakota, it's more like winter is coming! I've been assigned to the wall.
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Message 50351 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 18:44:25 UTC

Welcome back. Hope for the best. Hope the spare unit can last until the main can be repaired.

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Message 50355 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 18:59:38 UTC - in response to Message 50344.

Need to change your cartoon dude ----- bloom county has a few of puters

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Message 50358 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 19:10:08 UTC

Never be afraid of thinking outside the box that life gave us !!!

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Message 50360 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 19:59:08 UTC - in response to Message 50343.

Travis, aside from the web page and message boards, MilkyWay is still offline as of 1PM EDT.


Looks like things are running now, I had a couple things to update.

Thanks for the update!
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Message 50362 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 20:09:07 UTC

It would be very nice if the cache could be larger so we could continue to crunch numbers if/when the project goes down - I was without work for 2 days.

Speaking of work - North Dakota? Who did you tick off to get assigned there? LOL. Before winter sets in, please learn what you should keep in your vehicle's "survival kit" .. not kidding. Speaking of vehicle, make SURE that you get a block heater or "tank-type" heater installed to keep the engine warm while it isn't running. Also, this may be a good time (off season) to start looking at cold weather clothing. From late Nov through mid-March, it can easily get to -30F or colder. Good Luck!

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Message 50363 - Posted: 25 Jul 2011, 20:13:25 UTC - in response to Message 50362.

North Dakota? From late Nov through mid-March, it can easily get to -30F or colder. Good Luck!

We won't mention the winds...

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Message 50373 - Posted: 26 Jul 2011, 4:59:14 UTC - in response to Message 50363.

Wind? In North Dakota?? BWAHAHAHaaaaa. No, we won't mention it. Lets just say that it can be cold and *breezy* enough that it does not register on a Wind Chill Chart. Somewhat simple way to tell the temp without a thermometer.... right around -44 or so, if you are brave enough to open your mouth to spit, you can hear it crack before it hits the ground

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Message 50794 - Posted: 22 Aug 2011, 9:02:07 UTC

No work for some hours:(
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