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Offline GeekMaster

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Server Operating System Upgrade
« on: October 29, 2014, 08:03:54 AM »
Newer OS version is available.  Actually, it has been for a while.

The upgrade would erase ALL data!  This would necessitate backing up everything and restoring after the update.
Also, the server would be unavailable for a period of time.  Could be hours or days.

Downsides?  Oh yeah.  Murphy tells us that the forum could be forever useless once that is done and we would have to start it up again from scratch.  On the other hand, not upgrading could eventually bite us.

So...  The options:

1) If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
2) Do the upgrade and hope for the best.
3) If the upgrade breaks the forum.
     A) Re-install and start from scratch.
     B) It was good while it lasted.  See you around.
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2014, 08:11:29 AM »
I say 2 followed by 3A. I appreciate the time and effort, whatever you decide.
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2014, 08:13:03 AM »
2

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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2014, 08:18:42 AM »
Whatever you decide, I'm fine with.  I'm very grateful that you've provided this space for us. 
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2014, 08:23:03 AM »
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2014, 08:24:40 AM »
What is this, Monday?  >:(

I say 2 followed by 3A. I appreciate the time and effort, whatever you decide.

^ What this brilliant young man says.

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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2014, 08:29:36 AM »
I say 2 followed by 3A. I appreciate the time and effort, whatever you decide.

this is my instinct, but I am a luddite

I want to know what GeekMaster's instinct is.

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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2014, 09:17:03 AM »
I trust your judgement, GeekMaster.

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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2014, 10:48:01 AM »
I say 2 followed by 3A. I appreciate the time and effort, whatever you decide.

1


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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2014, 11:29:59 AM »
I trust your judgement, GeekMaster.

This.
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2014, 02:11:31 PM »
La madre degli imbecilli è sempre incinta.

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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2014, 03:29:22 PM »
I say 2 followed by 3A. I appreciate the time and effort, whatever you decide.

1!

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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2014, 04:56:57 PM »
I'm with the 2, 3A crowd.
I could be completely wrong about this.

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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2014, 05:49:20 PM »
1



So are you saying 1=you agree, or voting for option 1
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2014, 07:04:29 PM »
I think Mr. Party agrees with the quoted statement.  I also agree.:D
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2014, 08:12:36 PM »
I think Mr. Party agrees with the quoted statement.  I also agree.:D

I'm with the Gingery one. 
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #17 on: October 29, 2014, 09:32:07 PM »
Ginger high five!!(it's better 'cause it's soulless)
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2014, 08:41:39 AM »
It's your forum. Do what you want with it

2 and whichever 3 your feel most comfortable with
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Re: Server Operating System Upgrade
« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2014, 10:22:30 AM »
I say 2

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