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There is a major problem with OSM's servers, i guess. The rendering of the maps is frequently very sluggish. Drawing of the map doesn't complete sometimes, leaving patterns of grey squares.

Is OSM aware of this issue? I can't use the maps anymore, because i can't wait like two minutes for a map part to be completed.

asked 21 Apr '18, 13:36

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edited 21 Apr '18, 13:37

Which maps do you mean and what times do you feel it's so slow?

Currently (from yesterday evening) default "layer" of tiles on OSM.org is in the state of re-rendering due to the update of the map style. This effect will be gradually getting lower and usually gets back to the usual state after a week:

https://munin.openstreetmap.org/openstreetmap/render.openstreetmap/index.html#renderd https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/kocio/diary/43745

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answered 21 Apr '18, 14:50

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Here's an example:


It tends to be slow all the time, since a while. By the way, it's not only about the missing blocks, but also portions of the map look very coarse & blurry, because the rendering is incomplete.

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answered 22 Apr '18, 14:10

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edited 22 Apr '18, 14:12


Other map styles are available. There are 3 others on the OpenStreetMap website, and there are otherse elsewhere too. Here's one that might work for you.

(22 Apr '18, 15:17) SomeoneElse ♦

This is not a re-rendering error, rather something with a network connection to your cache server.

(23 Apr '18, 12:51) kocio

Anyway, using the other version from the link solved the problem. That map version doesn't have this issue. Thanks to youl all!

(23 Apr '18, 12:57) abr01
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