[Ibogaine] welcome back
Patrick K. Kroupa
digital at phantom.com
Sat Jul 5 21:07:07 EDT 2008
On Jul 5, 2008, at 5:40 PM, Vector Vector wrote:
> I've missed the 150 msgs a day for the last 3 days ;)
> I know it's a dumb question that won't get answered, but can I ask
> what machines are running what? Whatever runs "mindvox" the whole
> domain, has never gone offline and if you scan it, stayed in place.
> But the website and ibogaine list were unreachable for 3 days. Just
> curious, the machines won't respond to pings or id themselves, but
> its been there the whole time. I'm guessing you were changing
> hardware or adding stuff again.
> Whatever, thanks Patrick, Mixter, whoever is working in the
You're scanning a firewall, it won't ping back. The firewall is just
an OpenBSD gateway to all the other machines. There are different
servers and disc arrays behind it; you can't actually connect to
anything inside mindvox/phantom/whatever other domains (including the
mail system) without the firewall opening a tunnel to <some other
machine/some other port>. It's just kinda an encrypted gateway to
everything else, it won't directly respond to you or allow you to
interact or query it, beyond showing that some ports are open/exist
and it's alive at that IP.
We added a RAID array and it hadda regenerate, thus 72hrs downtime.
Whatever has been sent at the lists during this time period should
just queue up and arrive in blips and bursts.
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