[Hpr] Slow downloads again

Ken Fallon ken at fallon.ie
Wed Sep 6 01:08:25 PDT 2017


On 2017-09-04 23:29, Mike Ray wrote:
> Hello
> 
> It took me over an hour to download last night's community news.
> 
> I know the community news is usually a long one but the download time is
> longer than it should be, and has been for several weeks.
> 
> I guess insomnia means I may be alone in pressing the download button
> when the clock ticks past 01:00 daylight saving time here in the UK so
> others may not have noticed.
> 
> I am guessing somebody is grabbing the whole lot each night.
> 
> Mike
> 

Hi All,

We (ok Josh who is the real hero) found out what is going on. It turns
out that a badly written bot was stuck in a recursive loop on the site.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yandex

http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=924727

-- 
Regards,

Ken Fallon
http://kenfallon.com
http://hackerpublicradio.org/correspondents.php?hostid=30

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