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New service

AtomIC Systems are proud to announce AtMail – AtomIC Mail. Many of you have asked about how to access your deardiary.net e-mail, and many of you have expressed an interest in being able to pick up DearDiary.Net email via the web, from AtomIC Systems. Well, now you can. http://atmail.atomic-systems.com/ In order to receive mail to…

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MOO now running.

For anyone that remembers, and those that don’t but fancy learning or playing, we are now running a MOO on moo.atomic-systems.com 8888 Please note, the MOO is there purely as a bit of fun, is completely unsupported, might not always be available, may drop you unexpectedly (its not running on the main server), may be…

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Forums.

Someone has alerted me to the fact that people don’t seem to be able to find the forums system any more!! Here is my suggestion, as posted on the forum; If you want a quick and easy way to find your way to the forums, bookmark (or add to favorites since most people are on…

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The thot plickens…

This, is what my logfiles tell me about the initial cause of the problem.. > Security Violations > =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= > Jan 9 14:23:41 linux1741 sendmail[26797]: rejecting connections on daemon MTA: load average: 38 > Jan 9 14:23:43 linux1741 sendmail[26797]: rejecting connections on daemon MSA: load average: 44 > Jan 9 14:23:58 linux1741 sendmail[26797]: rejecting connections…

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OK, its back

And as you can see from the autochosen date, its past midnight here in the UK… I don’t yet know what caused the initial crash, and I may never know, sometimes software just goes belly up. But the initial data loss was caused by indexes being invalid and MySQL not alerting me to the fact…

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The strange disappearing entries

Something is very very broken right now and entries appear to be biting the dust. I am examining the logs, examining the offsite backup and will attempt to recover all lost entries and determine exactly what is going on. In the meantime, I apologise and have about as much of a clue to whats wrong…

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Database Failure

For some reason, as yet unknown, the database crashed. If you have an entry that you entered between about 19:20 and 19:50 it is almost certainly gone without trace. I can only apologise for that, the database crashed in a hard way. Entries before that should be OK. I’ll give more info as I find…