On Jan 10th, 2006 the wiki suffered from some problems1 during work for another Rochester orgnization on the same server. The wiki is/was restored to a Jan 8th backup, and data from the time between the 10th and the 8th has been archived. Edit information is lost on pages edited between the 8th and the 10th, but the content itself is safe.
The backup of changes from Jan 8th to Jan 10. will be lovingly hand restored over this weekend (Jan 14/15th). Edits beteen 8PM Jan. 10 to 2AM Jan 11th are gone (the wiki was locked at that point for recovery).
This page is for reporting bugs/problems (besides the known-missing info) that are encounted after the restore. If possible, paste the error dump you get.
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Recent Changes - RRS Feed
Alright everyone, I'm now offically setting to work on fixing the RSS Feed and all other remaining issues. I apologize for the delay. Between moving into a new apartment, registering for classes, and maintaining a personal life—I've been distracted. Please be sure to post all additional issues you come across. Thanks. — Rob
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2006-01-13 09:34:40 If it's any help, I was creating a page on Haloid when Preview gave me a python error about a missing XML file; when I saved the page is when all the wiki content disappeared —TomMaszerowski
2006-01-13 15:17:08 Tom, was that today, or a few days ago? —FarMcKon
2006-01-13 17:07:44 So I should hold off on recreating the pages I made until after the weekend? —RudyBang
2006-01-13 18:40:23 It was Tuesday evening. At first I thought I had some syntax error, so I didn't record any of the error dump. When I actually saved the page, it seemed to work until I did a page refresh and everything that wasn't in my browser cache was gone. —TomMaszerowski
2006-01-13 18:47:28 The time would have been somewhere between 6 and 7 PM or so, give or take half an hour. —TomMaszerowski
2006-01-13 19:45:29 How often is this wiki backed up? Where I work, we have an internal wiki, and we back it up daily. I would hope that something like RocWiki would be updated at *least* that much. —JohnPassaniti
In the current server environment, it's impossible to make an easy and proper backup as we don't have physical access and can't use another local machine to backup to. Thus, we have to backup over the internet, and that's a lot of data to transfer. In the next few weeks I'm moving DavisWiki/RocWiki to a colocated badass server, so backups will be much easier to make, then. —PhilipNeustrom
2006-01-14 21:20:56 Last edit info is not working correctly it seems (Propaganda for example). —FarMcKon
2006-01-16 14:30:22 I'm getting errors renaming "LakeShoreRecords\Talk" to "Lakeshore Records Exchange\Talk" that are of the type '/home/rocwiki/roc/points.xml' —FarMcKon
2006-01-16 18:57:54 Trying to upload an image I got this error: OSError[Errno 13] Permission denied: '/home/rocwiki/roc/dwiki/data/pages/Photo_20Source_20Ltd/attachments' —TomMaszerowski
2006-01-17 12:29:00 Image upload is now working for me —TomMaszerowski
2006-01-24 17:51:22 RSS Feed just started working. Thanks! —RottenChester
2006-01-24 17:58:03 still isn't 100%, sorting out some weird issues, expect it to blink in and out (user attribution in the feed probably isn't working right now) —RobertPolyn
2006-01-24 21:23:32 R Thanks for feeding us! They worked even as late as January 10th's restore storm, but not after the full restore. Try diff'ing the pre and post directories to isolate relevant files. —JohnLam
2006-01-24 23:10:24 RSS all better? (Thanks Phil) —RobertPolyn
2008-02-02 18:40:57 Does anyone know how to contact the host of rocwiki? There are businesses that are mis-represented on this site. Any help is appreciated, thanks —WilliamNelson
- 1It's my fault -FarMcKon