apoligies to LFS web admins

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Sat Jun 29 13:47:06 PDT 2002

Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee wrote:

> Yo,
> On Sat, Jun 29, 2002 at 08:34:33AM -0500, Steve Jones wrote:
>> This is a short apology to all the lfs web admins, especially the mirror
>> sites.  Last night I ran a University sponsored research project against
>> the main lfs site.  This project for an undisclosed company is referred
>> to as the webgrabber.  It goes out and get every page linked to from a
>> home page and recurses through every page with the same main domain and
>> looks for published contact information.  Just for shits and grins I ran
>> it against www.linuxfromscratch.org last night.  Just for your
>> information there are 145 html pages available from the main domain
>> linuxfromscratch.org.
> uhhh.. m'k.
>> Once again sorry about screwing with the web stats last night.  Since I
>> do know that some sites that we tested against last year when this beast
>> was under development changed their domain name - ip number because they
>> thought they were being DOSed.
> rofl.  When did this happen?  I was sitting online and on shadowfax all
> the way up to abouts 6AM EST and I didn't seem to notice anything out of
> the ordinary.. (well, anywhere from 12-6AM she's doing her maintainces,
> so a high load is fairly normal, in that regard)

earlyevening 6PM GMT - i couldnt get any posts from the news server nor 
could a view any pages on the site - look at the logs - im sure u might see 
a dropoff.....

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