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Hamipiks Pictures Missing

And a whole lot more besides. It would seem that the Plesk backup utility is a worthless pile of crap. ( for googles benefit when spidering this article – psadump does not backup everything properly. If you use only psadump and then wipe your system you will lose things ). Fortunately I took a filesystem…

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Did You Guys Miss Us?

LOL! The server load has shot through the roof (I saw it at 23 a while back – the scale on the front page only goes up to 10 – lol) 21 Users online reportedly, noting that it doesn’t count readers who haven’t logged in at all… Reader Comments should now be working again, and…

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Server Is Upgraded

Hi all, The server is now upgraded to a sparkly new Linux version. Service today and tomorrow may be intermittant as I finalise the final details and get everything in to proper shape, but mostly it’s back. Thank you for your patience everyone, I have some options now for the future so that such a…

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Server Upgrade Tomorrow

I will be requesting our hosting provider to perform the server upgrade mentioned previously, tomorrow. This means that the server will be in a read only mode from tomorrow morning (GMT) to allow backups to be taken and to ensure everything is safely stored away. This will mean that you will be UNABLE to login…

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Brief Outage This Morning

Apologies for the unscheduled brief outage this morning. One of my other servers was compromised yesterday by a PHP vulnerability (PHP claims it’s bad script code, but every other site I’ve seen says that this compromise was actually bad PHP engine… Ho Hum, who cares, I’ll just stop the gap :)) and as a result…

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w.bloggar Upgraded

www.wbloggar.com has released a new update of the fantastic w.bloggar client which is a great way to write your diary entries if you don’t like the web interface. w.bloggar has a whole raft of cool features, which you can see at www.wbloggar.com and it’s described as ‘The best interface between you and your blog’. Certainly…

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The Winners And The Grinners

First Place: 1 year subscription – Calantha Second Place: 6 month subscription – Alifelessordinary Third Place: 3 month subscription – JanuaryGirl Other notable entries: 1 month subscriptions (unless already awarded above) AbbyNormalJanuaryGirlJanuaryGirlCalanthaCalanthaLabyrinthFroggy02012000TravoriCottonClouds A note from the judges: First off, FANTASTIC entries folks. Some of the entries not mentioned above will still be used in the…

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BIG Spring Clean – Code and Data

As promised in early Novmber, I have now deleted all the expired Plus accounts pictures from Hamipiks. This hasremoved somewhere just over 1500 albums from Hamipiks and somewhere approaching 4 Gigs of disk has been freed up. Not bad for an afternoon’s work 🙂 I suspect, from looking at the error log on the web…