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Is HostSolutions Down for the Count?

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: July 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

hostsolutionsOn LowEndTalk, there has been a great deal of discussion about the fate of HostSolutions:

In a nutshell, HostSolutions suffered some sort of massive disk array failure which wiped out service to 3,000 users.  You can read the history in those threads, or in these alternate forms:

There has also been talk of a movie being made about it.  We also previously interviewed Marius, HostSolutions’ owner.

Updates have been scarce but there have been various developments since our last update:

So HostSolutions, what’s going on?  The community is very disappointed at the poor way in which this has been handled, where a provider suddenly goes silent and now appears to be going out of business, owing a good deal of services unrendered to our readership.

We urge Marius to give folks an update, either here, on LowEndTalk, or your own announcements page.

I'm Andrew, techno polymath and long-time LowEndTalk community Moderator. My technical interests include all things Unix, perl, python, shell scripting, and relational database systems. I enjoy writing technical articles here on LowEndBox to help people get more out of their VPSes.

3 Comments

  1. Rev:

    I will never trust a Roman (gypsy) again after that.
    Especially, when he tried to bill for VM way ahead of time, instead of 3 months period it started to bill every week.

    July 12, 2021 @ 12:47 pm | Reply
    • Jarry:

      WTF does it have to do with $subject? “ro” is TLD for Romania, where majority of people are Romanians (descendants of Thracians/Dacians etc). Gypsies are “Romani”, and they consitutute just about ~3% of population in Romania). And Romans (singl. Roman) were people of the ancient Rome.

      July 12, 2021 @ 3:23 pm | Reply
      • Rev:

        Yeh, I meant Romanians, not Romans.

        July 12, 2021 @ 4:48 pm | Reply

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