Database Error...

Discussion in 'Tech Support, General Q&A, Site Feedback & More' started by El_Toro, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. El_Toro


    Oct 6, 2006
    Has anyone been getting this message recently?

    For the past week or so I have been getting this message daily when trying to access It usually takes 20-30 minutes for me to finally log on. From there the forums have been running very slow with posts taking a while to go through and sometimes timing out.
  2. RevDevil


    Nov 9, 2009
    Same here.
    I saw this about 30-45 minutes ago.
    It usually lasts anywhere from a minute to about 10 minutes. It might be more, but when it happens at night I usually just go to bed.
  3. Clem Kadiddlehopper

    Clem Kadiddlehopper Leather Craftsman

    Sep 4, 2012
    yes - I've had it happen also and same with the post being SLOW, that's why I think a lot get dbl. post.
    I usually just wait and my post goes through, but I get the message "do you want to leave this page" and click yes.
    The post box comes back up like post did not go through, so I just click another area, come back and check and post is there.

    The error - I just go do something else for bit and then come back. Usually spend a lot of time ( and maybe too much) reading and looking at knives here.
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2014
  4. Sosa


    Feb 6, 2014
    Yup. It sucks when you're on the exchange.
  5. C_Becker


    Oct 7, 2012
    Yep, had that a couple times yesterday evening (its now 7:30 am here)
  6. Scott Hanson

    Scott Hanson Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 6, 2014
    Yes this happened to I guess around midnight or so last night resolved on its own in about 20 minutes.
  7. Gavin S.

    Gavin S.

    Apr 9, 2009
    Happening quite often to me.

  8. Dustinhxc


    Oct 4, 2014
    Oh yeah.. Couldnt access for over half hour.. ;/
  9. GallantEdge


    Sep 19, 2010
    I'm seeing it as well.
  10. Ralph Merlino

    Ralph Merlino

    Dec 26, 2004
    Happened tonight.
  11. Gavin S.

    Gavin S.

    Apr 9, 2009
    Funny though, tonight I didn't get the database error when the site was down. The page would just not load.
  12. buendia518


    Jan 1, 2013
    Same here. I've had a similar problem for months, this is just a new error message. It seems to go down every night at some point or another.
  13. not2sharp

    not2sharp Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 1999
    The site seems to be crashing a few times per day.

  14. Clem Kadiddlehopper

    Clem Kadiddlehopper Leather Craftsman

    Sep 4, 2012
    Same here......
  15. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    It happens for me every night at approximately 9:15 Pacific time. Lasts for anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes. I usually have to shut down my browser and start a new session once BF comes back up. Else the response time is sucky.

    It feels like they re-boot the database every night at a bit after midnight Eastern time.
  16. Gavin S.

    Gavin S.

    Apr 9, 2009
    That's seems about right. Every night there's an outage around that time for some reason.
  17. Gavin S.

    Gavin S.

    Apr 9, 2009
    And again it happened. WTF?
  18. mykel m

    mykel m Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Yup, just happened to me around 9:20ish so I went and browsed another forum and now no problem getting on here at 9:38.
  19. Bigfattyt


    Jun 23, 2007
    It's been daily, and ongoing for me. Day, and night. I even joined another forum for a fix the other day!
  20. RevDevil


    Nov 9, 2009
    Fatty traitor!

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