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July 3, 2005

Internal Server Errors
Posted by Patrick at 08:45 AM * 4 comments

Several people are reporting 500-type “internal server errors” when trying to post comments to Making Light.

We’re getting them too. I’ve been trying to post a small update to an old post for over twelve hours, and getting nothing but 500s.

According to discussions at the Movable Type site and in the support area of our hosting provider, the problem appears to be widespread and to have something to do with MT installations on sites that run the “cpanel” maintenance interface. Presumably large brains are at work solving it. We hope so. Meanwhile: Your Patience Please.

Comments on Internal Server Errors:
#1 ::: Bill Blum ::: (view all by) ::: July 03, 2005, 09:12 AM:

They're pretty good about tracking this sort of thing down-- here's hoping for speedy debugging.

#2 ::: Josh Jasper ::: (view all by) ::: July 03, 2005, 09:58 AM:

I'm tempted to paraphrase Vlad here : "Patience my ass, I'm going to LART someone". But not because I'm pissed, it's just that I like Vlad.

#3 ::: Jim S ::: (view all by) ::: July 05, 2005, 12:15 AM:

Buzzmachine, Jeff Jarvis' blog, was having similar problems.

#4 ::: Larry Brennan ::: (view all by) ::: July 05, 2005, 01:25 AM:

So were Unfogged and Apostropher. I think the 500 thing is communicable, so let's all wipe our feet and wash our hands on the way in. ;-)

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