Site Outage Announcement

In order to prepare for the move of www.mingw.org:80 to our new hosting provider, this site will be unavailable March 4th, 2009 07:00 Eastern Standard Time, (i.e. noon UTC). The downtime is expected to last approximately four hours; outages in some areas may take longer, pending DNS updates.

March 4th, 2009 12:00 UTC - Site taken offline.
March 4th, 2009 12:01 UTC - DNS changes made.
March 4th, 2009 12:05 UTC - Database copy made.
March 4th, 2009 12:15 UTC - Database sourced.
March 4th, 2009 12:30 UTC - Database updated to Drupal 5.16
March 4th, 2009 12:45 UTC - Database updated to Drupal 6.10
March 4th, 2009 13:00 UTC - Install required modules
March 4th, 2009 13:05 UTC - Module database updated to Drupal 6.10.
March 4th, 2009 13:10 UTC - Make changes to user settings to require verification of email address.
March 4th, 2009 13:15 UTC - Make sanity checks.
March 4th, 2009 13:30 UTC - Site brought back online.

It obviously didn't take quite as long as planned for.

Earnie

Site Status

Site maintenance completed May 25th, 2012 at 12:38 UTC