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Old November 13th, 2008, 08:32 PM
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Dunno what the problem was this morning, but PBW was up again when I checked a few minutes ago.

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We've had some sort of disk failure on the server. The drive which has all the game versions and most of the site data was throwing errors and when I rebooted windows did a disk check and it looks like we lost a large part of the data on that drive. I'm trying to figure out if I can recover it. We are looking at a few days down time I'm guessing at best.

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:O Is there backups?
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Old December 26th, 2008, 11:44 PM
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Unfortunately our backup strategy wasn't exactly very well thought out. We are working on a plan to try and recover the data. I hope to have some news in a few days.

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Are there problems beyond the loss of game information? Is there hardware that needs to be replaced?
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Old January 2nd, 2009, 08:11 AM
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Is there hardware that needs to be replaced?
We don't know yet whether the harddrive itself is still usable.

The current situation is that the failed HD is here in Pittsburgh, where a friend of mine who is an IT professional is going to look at what files are salvagable. I haven't seen her yet to give her the drive, and I don't know how long the recovery process will take.

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If she's anything like the hardware guys I know, once she gets it, it won't take long to form an opinion. The reason I asked was because I'd like to make a small donation toward the repair, replacement, etc.
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I don't think I'd trust the drive in any case. Once a hard drive starts flaking out, I don't really like to use it unless it's just for unimportant stuff. If it's recoverable, the hardware isn't that expensive to replace.
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I just returned to the fold after a multi-year hiatus. Has PBW been moved? How are people playing by web these days?

Just found it: http://sepbw.nightscapecreations.com/home.cfm

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