[Haskell-cafe] Haskell.org down

Jason Dagit dagit at eecs.oregonstate.edu
Tue Sep 26 02:49:08 EDT 2006

On 9/23/06, Donald Bruce Stewart <dons at cse.unsw.edu.au> wrote:
> paul.hudak:
> > Thanks Don.  I alerted our IT staff this morning, and they seem to have
> > things working again, although here is their final response:
> >
> >    The web server had over 150 client connections which exceeded
> >    its limit. I restarted the web server and all is well.
> >
> >    I'll keep and eye on it and see if someone is trying a denial of
> >    server attack, or it could be you need a newer faster machine. :-)
> >
> > So either Haskell is getting really popular (on a Friday night?) or
> > there's something fishy going on.
> Hmm. Looks like its gone down again?

And again...

> Seems fishy...


Is it possible that some resource on the haskell.org server isn't
accessible but also doesn't time out when requested?  I've seen things
like that with samba shares where the requested file is never fetched
and the process pretty much goes to sleep until it is fetched.

Just an idea.


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