It appears that the root partition filled on marvin (rapidly) while I was AFK, for no reason that I am aware of, which caused it to crash. Nobody is at the colocation facility right now, so the astropulse DB is down. I'll try to get remote accesses for a reboot, but chances are that marvin is down until monday morning.
21 Dec 2014, 4:46:29 UTC
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17 Dec 2014, 22:54:18 UTC
Astropulse database fix is complete.
Validators and assimilators and splitters are back on. New Astropulse work should be flowing soon.
8 Dec 2014, 18:46:58 UTC
New Data from AO
The four disks from AO have arrived - about 5TB of data. I have queued them up for pre-processing (radar blanking) so new SETI@Home workunits should be going out soon.
5 Dec 2014, 17:54:33 UTC
Database Rebuild Status update.
We've now inserted 231,770,000 of the 306,362,193 AstroPulse signals into the database. Over the last week the insert rate has slowly declined from 1.5 million per hour to 870,000 per hour. At that rate we're looking at another 86 hours (+24 for index building), which means Saturday morning (US Pacific time).
On the plus side, Arecibo has four full drives of data that they can send us, so there might be SETI@home work before then if we're really lucky. I'll be posting updates in the Tech News forum through out the week.
2 Dec 2014, 2:22:45 UTC
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