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Re: setiathome down??

Latest news, as of 1800GMT, Saturday:

Fiber cut silences SETI@Home, Lawrence Hall of Science

2 March 2001

At about 3:30 AM PST on 27 February an optical fiber cable connecting the
U.C. Berkeley campus with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was cut,
apparently by vandals trying to "salvage" copper from other nearby cables.

The broken fiber carries data and voice connections for LBNL and also for
the Space Sciences Lab and the Lawrence Hall of Science. SSL is where the
SETI@Home project is located, so the millions of participants helping to
analyze data have been unable to contact the SETI@Home servers ever since.

Repairs were supposed to be completed late today, but have been delayed due
to the rain last night. Apparently the rain, mud, and steep terrain combined
to prevent the contractors from bringing their equipment to the repair site.
We are now being told that the contractors will somehow be able to reach the
site tomorrow morning, 3 March, and should finish the repair late in the

----- Original Message -----
From: "Vipul Mathur" <vipul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Linux-Delhi" <linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2001 9:10 PM
Subject: [linux-delhi] setiathome down??

> Hiya
> I just noticed that my setiathome client hasn't done any ET hunting in
> some time....
> was wondering if everyone is facing the same...
> Cheerio!