Server upgrade

My brother Lewis is going to upgrade the server, so the blog may be unavailable for a couple hours, or possibly even a day.  Do not fear.

Server upgrade completed.

About Aron Wall

I am a Lecturer in Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. Before that, I read Great Books at St. John's College (Santa Fe), got my physics Ph.D. from U Maryland, and did my postdocs at UC Santa Barbara, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and Stanford. The views expressed on this blog are my own, and should not be attributed to any of these fine institutions.
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6 Responses to Server upgrade

  1. quietfanatic says:

    Everything seems to be working okay. Have a nice day!

  2. Andrew says:

    Aron, I could find a "share" button on your blog anywhere, I was wondering if you knew you can put those in on some blogs.

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  4. i like pizza says:

    Hey Aron,

    Looks like the website's root ( just contains a directory listing with the directory 'html'. That directory contains the 'real' front page. It seems that either the content of 'html' needs to be moved up a directory, or the DocumentRoot directive needs to be changed to reflect the actual path.

    (By the way, it's generally recommended to disable directory listings for security purposes:

  5. quietfanatic says:

    Thanks for letting us know, pizza. It looks like they changed the default document root or something. It's fixed now. As for directory listings, we actually use them a lot, so it's not worth it for us to disable them, but thanks for the concern.

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