View Full Version : Forum searches sometimes go to "Cannot find server" page

2006-11-18, 14:20
I searched for the words "time" and "format" from the "search" box (and also in Advanced Search) and got a "Cannot find server" page for the URL:


This has happened reasonably often. Is there a problem with your server?

- Tim

2006-11-19, 15:15
I'm experiencing the same thing for searches which include the word "server".

2006-11-20, 05:54
This is happening because the server gives up on a search if it's taking too long (this is to avoid reducing performance too much for other users). It's a pain, but the likleyhood is that if you get this error you'd get too many results to be useful anyway. Use more specific terms.

2006-11-20, 11:22
Use Google. In addition to getting better hits, you can use the server cache. See http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=27131 for how to use Google and searching of these forums.