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RE: Re: What is the delay?

Truly - God love you man!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Theresa- yahoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 4 Sep 2003 16:43:27 -0700

>Thanks Chris-- sounds like a horribly boring job to delete and send all by
>hand.  You really are going to be sainted one of these days!
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>Behalf Of lindsey
>Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 4:33 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: [CHAT] Re: What is the delay?
>Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:
>> What is happening to our messages.  Kitty, you stated yours were not
>> thru and I sent  the above message on 30 Aug but rcd it dated 3 Sept.
>Hi Ceres,
>    Donna was partially right in saying that this was because of the big
>    Internet worm that's been going around.  A mail loop over the weekend
>    caused one of the hort.net disks to fill up with lots and lots of
>    copies of the worm (no, we weren't infected), so when the disks ran
>    out of room the lists stopped working.
>    I have a backup mechanism in place to save the messages if this
>    happens, so I went through each message in the backup, made sure that
>    it hadn't been resent to the list, and then resent it myself.
>    The end result is that some messages on the weekend of Aug. 30th
>    ended up going through the list a few days late.  This happened to
>    all of the hort.net lists.
>    Sorry about the confusion.  I'm now writing a script to monitor the
>    disk space and remove unnecessary files (as well as notify me) if
>    the same situation presents itself again, so hopefully we can avoid
>    the delayed emails.
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Kemp TX/zone 8A


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