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Preventative measures

Following the untimely demise of my previous hard drive I have decided to create myself a RAID 1 (mirroring) array. On the one hand it seems like a waste of a perfectly good 80 GB of space (disk space is not that cheap you know), but on the other hand, I can at least feel a little bit less vulnerable with regards to something similar happening again.

Posted: 2003-04-30 16:25:57 UTC by Xiven | Cross-references (0) | Comments (3)

Everybody's dead Dave

My computer's hard drive is no more. It is a dead hard drive. It ceases to function.

It died last Friday night and it refuses to let me get my files off it.

Since I am not willing (or indeed able) to pay £700+ for a professional data recovery of the drive this is a summary of the situation:

Not too bad:


Very bad:

So if you're wondering why I haven't done the export of the Galactic Report from the Voidwars dev game yet, now you know why.

Posted: 2003-04-14 07:36:38 UTC by Xiven | Cross-references (1) | Comments (10)

Dog sanity

In case you were in any doubt that our dog is insane:

Image: Our dog lying upside-down with his tounge sticking out

Posted: 2003-04-08 17:16:46 UTC by Xiven | Cross-references (0) | Comments (1)

Avril Poisson

Let's take a look at some of todays stories.

That's all I've seen so far. If anyone else has any good stories they'd like to share, please do. No doubt there'll be more once the USA wakes up.

Posted: 2003-04-01 06:01:37 UTC by Xiven | Cross-references (0) | Comments (0)