apoligies to LFS web admins

Steve Jones sljones3 at ualr.edu
Sat Jun 29 16:39:33 PDT 2002

James Iwanek wrote:
> 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.....

At approx 7pm CDT

Steve Jones3
sljones3 at ualr.edu
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