Gmail Down?

Is it just me or is anyone else having issues logging into Gmail? It was driving me nuts in the morning because I thought my Gmail Manager plugin was broken. But it turns out that gmail server is simply slower than slow. It’s very odd because the rest of Google is working just fine.

Gcal and writely are lightning fast, but Gmail page just keeps on loading forever. Very odd. It’s almost as if it was DDOS’ed or something. But I always figured that to DDOS a server belonging to the almighty Google you would have to have a botnet of the size of a small nation and plenty of luck.

Anyone has a clue what is going on?

Update Tue Sep 26 16:19:31 EDT 2006

It came back to life! I just noticed that my Gmail extension in Firefox turned from red exclamation mark to a blue envelope with a big 20 on it (crap, I have 20 unread messages).

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5 Responses to Gmail Down?

  1. Matt UNITED KINGDOM Mozilla Firefox Windows Terminalist says:

    Mine works fine, maybe it was just a temporary problem?
    hehe.. i dont check it that often and the spam box has 96 new items, mainly to do with viagra

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  2. Luke UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Ubuntu Linux says:

    It just ame back up. Must have been in the last hour or so.

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  3. Allie UNITED STATES Netscape Windows says:

    I haven’t been able to access mine all day. I can see the messages on personalized home page but when I click on ‘inbox’ or ‘gmail’ it just searches and searches coming up with nohting.

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  4. ZeWrestler UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    i haven’t been able to access gmail from thunderbird in a few days

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  5. Rub3X UNITED STATES Internet Explorer Windows says:

    Lot of people were having outages with google + youtube on comcast. I myself had this issue a few days ago.

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