April Linden reports on the weekend’s connectivity issues

Now we know why Lucy’s and Bianca’s TrYC races this weekend were so mared by crashes and racers not being able to log back in.

Thank you Inara and April! xoxo

Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

via Linden Lab

Sunday, August 30th saw some hiccups in people’s ability to connect to Second Life, with users either unable to log-in or, if already logged, abruptly found themselves abruptly disconnected and unable to log back in.

For some, the issues were relatively transitory (I was logged out and unable to log back in  for about 20 minutes) whilst others were subjected to longer periods of frustration being expressed at the lack of any immediate status feed updates.

On Monday, August 31st, April Linden blogged as to why this was the case.

In short, the issue wasn’t with Second Life; rather, US-based CenturyLink/Level(3), a global supplier of Internet bandwidth providing Internet services via their Tier 1 network to Internet carriers in Europe, Asia, and North America, suffered a significant outage. As a result of this many services and users around the world suffered issues in network connectivity /…

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