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Forum Max Upload Size Increased
Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:11 am
The max upload size on the forum has been increased to 20MB
Feel free to upload relevant content such as maps, figures, etc.
Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 5:32 pm
Excellent! Thanks, Omnidon.
Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2008 10:48 am
That's a lot ...
Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 2:59 am
Fixed a bug was preventing this from working...
and I can prove that it's working:
Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 3:07 am
LOL! We believe you. What's in the zip?
Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 6:46 am
I didn't have any 20MB files handy so I created one.
It's appropriately themed too.
Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 12:21 pm
Haha! You're nuts!
Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:25 am
Fixed this again
Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:58 am
Spoke too soon... They screwed up something else too...
*Very* stupid webhost...
Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:20 am
Most medium sized uploads (2-10 MB) should be working now.
Tomorrow I'll contact my webhost and try to get them to fix the "Connection was reset" server error frequently suffered by larger uploads.
Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:46 am
Has this problem been fixed ???
Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:43 pm
Lordippon wrote:Has this problem been fixed ???
As I said, most uploads below 10 MB should work fine.
The problem with the "Connection was Reset" error that happens frequently with larger uploads has not been addressed yet, since I decided not to hassle with it over the holidays.
I'll test it and, if it's still happening, then I'll contact the webhost today.
It's still happening. I submitted a ticket to the webhost.
Note that in the meantime, if you're patient, you can still get larger uploads 10-20MB in size to work at least 20% of the time.
Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:32 pm
Just an update on this issue:
The webhost hasn't been able to find what is causing the error that is sometimes causing large uploads to file, partly because they aren't able to duplicate the error on their end.
I've asked a few friends to help test it and not all of them were getting the error, so the user's location clearly affects the problem, although we haven't any specific trend yet.
My own experimentation with it shows that it only occurs in certain browsers (including Firefox 3 and IE7 / IE8), regardless of the user's location. It doesn't occur in IE6 or Google Chrome. (Haven't tested Safari, Netscape, Opera, etc. yet)
Additionally, it has something to do with the rate at which the file is uploaded or buffered, since I was able to get it to work in Firefox by disabling the network.tcp.sendbuffer
The issue only affects some users.
It only affects some browsers.
It never affects files smaller than about 7 MB.
If anyone else wants to help do further testing, it'd be great to have some more volunteers. Just post here or find me on IMs.