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Forum and Site problems Thursday Jan 31

Post by AdminJeff » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:15 pm

We know about the issues. I’ve been on the phone with our hosting provider tech support for several hours today.

Together we made some substantial changes to the software to try and eliminate the problems we’ve been having. I think we made progress. Only time will tell.

Thanks for your patience. I’m as frustrated as everyone is - I’m the one who has to put up with the bozos in tech support land...

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Re: Forum and Site problems today

Post by AdminJeff » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:21 pm

For context, if you understand this email we literally just got you are welcome to interview for my job and take over!!

Hello again,

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience regarding this. While reviewing additional links on your site, we were able to replicate a MySQL error on some pages. This was caused by a .htaccess directive:
suPHP_ConfigPath /home/username
In /home/modelt/public_html/.htaccess which was not compatible with the updated Apache configuration. This has been unset, and pages such as http://www.modeltfordclubofamerica.com/homecoming/ no longer show a MySQL error. If you are still seeing issues with the site, please let us know the details and we would be happy to investigate.
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Re: Forum and Site problems today

Post by dlmyers » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:30 pm

Jeff, I think your job is safe.
Thank you.
The old forums are a gold mine of information.

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Post by Ruxstel24 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:48 pm

Clear as mud !! :?

So far so good, thanks for your great efforts. :geek:

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Post by Steve Jelf » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:54 pm

I'm glad they explained it in plain English. :D
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Re: Forum and Site problems today

Post by J1MGOLDEN » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:59 pm

Jeff, the standard print could be just a little larger and bolder for old folks to read.


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Re: Forum and Site problems today

Post by mtntee20 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:02 pm

Gentlemen,

It's like an old rock and roll record; you have to play it backward to get the REAL meaning out of it.

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Re: Forum and Site problems today

Post by AdminJeff » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:07 pm

I thought you guys would get a laugh over that. Welcome to my world, where I look for my secret decoder ring in my Captain Crunch every morning just so I can decipher the days cryptic messages.
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Post by Steve Jelf » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:10 pm

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On your keyboard hold down shift and command, then hit +. Every + makes the type a little bigger. You can make it so big you have to scroll to see all of it. To go smaller, use command and -.
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Re: Forum and Site problems today

Post by Duey_C » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:24 pm

They look like Linux scripts! I understand/see but still way over my head. Not a skilled terminal user at all. GUI is where I'm at.
Been battling with SSL issues of my own on my antique Linux system until I updated to a modern OS and kernel. This is way bigger.
Sheesh, I know what the SQL is DEEP in my memory bank but the file's locked. :lol:
Bah, I was messing around last night, the forum wouldn't work, I figured something was up and went about my business on other topics.
:)
Thanks guys! I know you're doing what you need to do to sort out issues with the changeover to phpBB.
Works good!
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Re: Forum and Site problems today

Post by wayne sheldon » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:00 am

Jeff,
BELIEVE me!!! I have a HUGE amount of respect for you and Chris B for handling this stuff. I worked most of my wage earning life in cutting edge high technologies!
Your statement:

"I’m as frustrated as everyone is - I’m the one who has to put up with the bozos in tech support land..."

Says a LOT!

I HATED dealing with the gamer and marketing mentalities that took over the tech world. Most of how I feel about dealing with those ####### so-and-sos cannot be said in a family friendly forum.


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Post by Mindless Automaton » Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:50 am

wayne sheldon wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:00 am
I HATED dealing with the gamer and marketing mentalities that took over the tech world.
I feel like they destroyed the internet. As libraries close around the world our written word is replaced with...

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