Re: [rp-ml] The rp-ml is open for business

From: Tam <>
Date: Sat Sep 06 2008 - 00:03:41 EEST

Thank You, Seppo!!!!!

Tom Richards, Metallurgist

From: "Seppo J Niemi" <>
Sent: Friday, September 05, 2008 12:04 PM
To: <>
Subject: [rp-ml] The rp-ml is open for business

> Greetings,
> as most of you probably know by now, the rp-ml server suffered from a
> serious hardware failure a couple of weeks ago. The hard drive of the
> server broke down completely and all the data in it was lost
> forever. Fortunately I had most of the files (including all the
> archives) on a backup that was taken on August 17th.
> Hannu was able to produce a replacement server on a very short notice
> and I have spent the last couple of days installing and configuring
> the operating system and all the required software. After having
> solved some unforeseen problems, I have finally managed to re-build the
> list service to almost what it used to be. Everything should work as
> before.
> Of course, most of the emails that you have sent to the list between
> Aug 17th and today are now lost. Some of them may pop up later as the
> mail servers purge their mail queues.
> I'll monitor the list for a while and try to fix any errors as soon as
> possible. If you find anything not working properly, please contact me
> at zaphod (at) and I'll see if I can fix it.
> Now, I think I'll take a dram of Ardbeg and start the weekend...
> Yours,
> //zaphod
Received on Sat Sep 06 00:08:32 2008

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